Biographies W-X-Y-Z

Name Abstract
Walter, Georg Fr. (1865-1939)

Energetic founding figure of the Pallottine presence first in Cameroon and then in the Kimberley (1901 to 1908) but not inclined to the communal monastic life.

Wellems, Anton Fr. (1904-1968)

Fr. Wellems spent 32 years in the Australian Pallottine missions, mostly at Tardun and Wandering.

Wendling, Joseph Br. (1893-1961)

Br. Joseph spent only a year in the Australian mission 1929-1930.


Wesely, Raimond Br. (1879-)

Br. Wesely was caught up in the staff disputes during the establishment of Beagle Bay mission and left the Pallottines in 1906.

White, Patrick Fr (1873-1948)

The English-speaker in the first Pallottine expedition to Australia, briefly stayed at Beagle Bay and then ministered at Derby and Broome, and Perth.

Wollseifer, Matthias Br (1879-1952)

One of the Pallottine pioneers of the Beagle Bay mission who stayed for 49 years through two world wars. As carpenter, electrician, ironsmith and bricklayer Brother Mattes became the chief architect of the famous Beagle Bay church.

Worms, Ernst Alfred Fr (1891-1963)
Zinzendorf, Nikolaus Ludwig von (1700-1760)

Zinzendorf is celebrated as the founder of the Moravian community of brethren, or Unitas Fratrum, emanating from Herrnhut. He was a member of the high aristocracy who dedicated all his energies to a faith which he himself helped to shape, influenced by pietism, Lutheranism, and the romanticism and enlightenment thinking of his period. He was the patron and diplomat behind the emerging utopian community at Herrnhut.