Collegium Canisianum or simply Canisianum in Innsbruck, Austria, is an international priests' seminary of the Roman Catholic church run by the Jesuits.
History [ edit ]
The Canisianum is one of many Jesuit seminaries worldwide named after Saint
Peter Canisius and was built in 1910–1911 under Rector, or Regens, Michael Hofmann, to replace the previous Nicolaihaus seminary, which had been outgrown.
World War I it also accommodated from 1915 to 1919 the students of the Collegium Germanicum in Rome.
On 21 November 1938 it was shut down by the
National Socialists and did not reopen until October 1945.
Notable alumni [ edit ]
Blessed Vilmos Apor (1892–1945), bishop of the diocese of Győr, beatified in 1997 Blessed
Nykyta Budka (1877–1959), auxiliary bishop of Lviv ( Lwów), beatified in 2001 Fr.
Edward Flanagan (1886–1948), founder of Boys Town in the USA
Josef Frings (1887–1978), Archbishop of Cologne, cardinal Blessed
Clemens August Graf von Galen (1878–1946), bishop of Münster, cardinal, beatified 2005 Blessed
Andrew Ishchak (1887–1941), professor at the theological academy in Lwów, beatified in 2001
Myroslav Ivan Lubachivsky (1914–2000), Cardinal, archbishop of Lviv of the Ukrainian Catholic Church
Konrad Graf von Preysing (1880–1950), bishop of Berlin, cardinal
Paulus Rusch (1903–1986), bishop of Innsbruck
Adam Stefan Sapieha (1867–1951), cardinal archbishop of Kraków, cardinal
Joseph Slipyj (1892–1984), Metropolitan of the Ukrainian Catholic church, cardinal
Reinhold Stecher (b. 1921), bishop of Innsbruck Blessed
Clement Sheptytsky (1869–1951), Exarch of Russia and Siberia, Archimandrite of the Studite monks, beatified 2001
Bruno Wechner (1908–1999), first bishop of Feldkirch
Henry J. Grimmelsman (1890–1972), first bishop of Evansville, Indiana and a principal author of The Holy Bible, New Testament, Challoner-Rheims Version, Confraternity of Christian Doctrine Revision
External links [ edit ]
Coordinates: 47°16′28″N 11°23′58″E / 47.2744°N 11.3994°E