Jesuit missionary (1642-1704)
Jeningen, PHILIPP, VENERABLE, b. at Eichstatt, Bavaria, January 5, 1642; d. at Ellwangen, February 8, 1704. Entering the Society of Jesus, January 19, 1663, he became a most successful popular missionary at the shrine of Our Lady of Schonenberg, near Ellwangen in Swabia, made famous by the Jesuits, and to which Jeningen, through the renown of his holiness, drew pilgrims from near and far. For many years he went forth on missions in the entire neighboring country, his burning zeal achieving wonderful results. He is yet remembered as the "Apostle of the Ries".