Father Alfons Maria Lellig. Fourth Superior General (January 11, 1954 – December 13, 1958). He was born on April 3, 1909 in Germany. He made his first profession on August 15, 1931 and was ordained on July 12, 1936. He was elected fourth Superior General of our Congregation on January 11, 1954, and during his term as Superior General, died in Rome on December 13, 1958.
Intention for Lauds and Vespers
Welcome our brother Alfons Maria Lellig, Superior General, into the glorious host of saints,
– And write his name in the book of life.
Prayer for the Congregation and its superiors (Adoration)
Jesus, Good Shepherd,
we ask you to guide our Congregation.
who are dedicated to your heart,
to live as brothers united in chastity,
poverty, and obedience.
Bless our communities.
May all that we are and do
draw strength from the love
made visible in your pierced side.
Be with our brothers
who are given the service of authority.
May they work with courage and love
to build up our common life and ministry.
May we collaborate with them,
faithfully searching for God’s will.
In this way,
may the whole Congregation participate
in your offering of love to the Father.