Theodore Ratisbonne

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Théodore Shimon Ratisbonne

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Birthplace: Strasbourg, Alsace, France
Death: January 10, 1884 (81)
Paris, Paris, Île-de-France, France
Immediate Family:

Son of Auguste Susmann Hirsch Ratisbonne and Adélaïde Ratisbonne
Brother of Rosalie Ratisbonne; Julie Ratisbonne; "Adolphe" Jacques Auguste Ratisbonne; Louis "Gustave" Ratisbonne; Zélie Caroline Worms de Romilly and 7 others

Occupation: prêtre, vicaire de la cathédrale de Strasbourg, founder of the Congregation of Notre-Dame de Sion
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About Theodore Ratisbonne

fondateur de la Congrégation de Notre Dame de Sion (1842)

Father Theodore Ratisbonne. converted to Christianity in 1827 and became a Priest at the end of 1830. At 1840 he came to live in Paris. He founded the congregation for Nuns Of Notre Dame de Sion (The "Sisters of Sion") and later - "The Sion Fathers". His younger brother, Alphonse "Marie", Converted to Christianity on 1842 and became a Priest too. Later he joined his elder brother in management of the congregations and at 1855 he arrived in Jerusalem (The Holy Land) and was responsible for the building of 3 Monasteries for the congregations. (See his profile).

See the Site: http://www.notredamedesion.org/en/page.php?id=3&T=1 [Added by Michael D. Bruell]

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Theodore Ratisbonne's Timeline

1802
December 28, 1802
Strasbourg, Alsace, France
1827
1827
Age 24
1884
January 10, 1884
Age 81
Paris, Paris, Île-de-France, France