Person

Martin von Cochem, 1634?‒1712



Language

German

Gender

Male

Birth

  • Date Gregorian 13 December 1634 probable date

    Place Cochem

Death

  • Date Gregorian 10 December 1712

    Place Waghäusel

Nationality

  • Germany

Profession

A German Capuchin theologian, preacher, and ascetic writer

Biography

  • He came from a Catholic family, and while still young entered the novitiate of the Capuchins. - After his ordination to the priesthood, he was assigned to a professorship of theology.- In 1666, he was involved in the care of plague victims, and began to compose short popular religious treatises.- Martin then made a specialty of popular preaching and religious writing in the Archdiocese of Trier and Archdiocese of Ingelheim.- He continued up to the time of his death, hearing confessions with the aid of an ear-trumpet

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  • von Cochem, Martin, 1634?‒1712

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