Alfred Boeddeker

Alfred Boeddeker

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Alfred Boeddeker, O.F.M. (August 7, 1903 - January 1, 1994) was an American Franciscan friar who is best known for having founded humanitarian programs to aid the poor and marginalised in the San Francisco Bay Area. These programs, named by Father Boeddeker for Saint Anthony of Padua, include the St. Anthony Dining Room (1950), the St. Anthony Free Medical Clinic (1956), and the St. Anthony Farm, 315 acres (1.27 km2) near Petaluma in Sonoma County, California. Father Boeddeker, born in San Francisco, California, joined the Franciscans in 1921 and was ordained a priest in 1927. He studied theology at the Santa Barbara Seminary, pastored the St. Rafael Church in Goleta, California, and from 1930 to 1933 studied in Rome, Italy. After his return from Rome, he taught for fifteen years at the Franciscan School of Theology at the Mission Santa more

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  • Paperback | 86 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 136g
  • Bellum Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136530155
  • 9786136530154