Solanus Casey

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Birthday
25, 1870
Birthplace
Wisconsin
Death Date
Jul 31, 1957 (86)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
25, 1870
Birthplace
Wisconsin
Death Date
Jul 31, 1957 (86)

About

Catholic brother who helped the poor in Brooklyn and Detroit.

Before Fame

After leaving the family farm, he became a lumberjack, orderly, prison guard, and street car operator.

Trivia

Despite a disease he had while he was young, which wreaked havoc on his voice, his work as a priest made him a candidate for sainthood.

Family Life

He had fifteen siblings.

Associated With

In 1995, Pope John Paul II declared him to be venerable.