|Birth: ||Feb. 28, 1898|
|Death: ||Aug. 19, 1981|
Dom Joachim Alois Ammann OSB., was born on February 28, 1898, in Wyl, Switzerland, and made his monastic profession as a Benedictine monk of St. Ottilien in Germany on April 5, 1920. Aged 25 he was ordained to the priesthood on March 9, 1923, and on the following August 5, was assigned as a missionary in Ndanda, Tanzania.
On May 29, 1932, Ammann was named as the First Abbott Ordinary of Ndanda, and on December 11, 1933, Bishop of the Titular See of Petnelissus, receiving his episcopal consecration, from Bishop Joseph Kumpfmüller, assisted by Archbishop Raymund Netzhammer OSB., and Bishop Joseph Ambühl, on March 11, 1933.
Resigning his office on December 15, 1949, he returned the Germany but later moved the Freiberg, Switzerland, in 1949, where he resided until 1958, when he moved again to Germany, in Münsterschwarzach, where he died at the age of 83, on August 19, 1981.
Created by: Eman Bonnici
Record added: Sep 02, 2008
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