Cölestin Josef Ganglbauer
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Cölestin Josef Ganglbauer, O.S.B.
|Cardinal, Archbishop of Vienna|
|See||Archdiocese of Vienna|
|Installed||4 August 1881 — 14 December 1889|
|Predecessor||Johann Rudolf Kutschker|
|Successor||Anton Josef Gruscha|
|Other posts||Previously Abbot of the monastery of Kremsmünster|
|Created Cardinal||10 November 1884|
20 August 1817|
Schiedlberg, Austrian Empire
|Died||14 December 1889
|Coat of arms|
Early life and education
Joseph Ganglbauer was born in Schiedlberg, Austria. He entered the Order of St. Benedict, taking the name Cölestin. He had his religious profession on 25 August 1842. Studied theology in Linz from 1839 until 1843, receiving minor orders on 26 August 1842 and the diaconate on 15 July 1843.
He was ordained priest on 22 July 1843, working in the parish of Neuhofen until 1846. Then he started academic career. He was elected Prior of the monastery of Kremsmünster in 1875 and was elected its abbot on 19 April 1876.
Episcopate and cardinalate
- The Cardinals of the Holy Roman Church - Biographical Dictionary
- Catholic Hierarchy data for this cardinal
Johann Rudolf Kutschker
|Archbishop of Vienna
4 August 1881 – 14 December 1889
Anton Josef Gruscha