Peter Claver
biographical name Saint 1581-1654 Spanish Jesuit missionary

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  • St. Peter Claver —     St. Peter Claver     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► St. Peter Claver     The son of a Catalonian farmer, was born at Verdu, in 1581; he died 8 September, 1654. He obtained his first degrees at the University of Barcelona. At the age of twenty he… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Knights of Peter Claver — The Knights of Peter Claver, Inc. and Ladies Auxiliary is the largest African American lay Catholic organization. The organization was founded by Josephite priests: Father Conrad F. Rebesher, S.J., Samuel J. Kelly, Joseph P. Van Baast and John H …   Wikipedia

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  • Claver, Surigao del Norte — Claver redirects here. For the saint, see Peter Claver. Claver is a 2nd class municipality in the province of Surigao del Norte, Philippines. It is bounded to the north by the Pacific Ocean, to the west by the municipality of Gigaquit, and to the …   Wikipedia

  • Claver — may mean: * Saint Peter Claver, a Spanish Jesuit, and the patron saint of slaves, of Colombia and of African Americans. * Claver, a 4th class municipality in the province of Surigao del Norte, Philippines …   Wikipedia

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