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The following Jesuits are other examples of the architect/religious:

– Gian Maria BERNARDONI, SJ (1541-1605)

Gian Maria Bernardoni did extensive work for the Radziwilli family in the Grand Duchy of Lithuania.

One of his greatest achievements was the Corpus Christi church in Nesvizh (currently in White Russia) which is the first domed baroque church in Eastern Europe.

– The Blessed Carlo SPINOLA, SJ (1564-1622), martyred in Japan, http://www.sjweb.info/jesuits/saintShow.cfm?SaintID=25

Architect of the famous facade of the church of St. Paul in Macao http://www.macauheritage.net/Info/HistMonuE.asp?id=49

– Francois d’AGUILLON, SJ, (1567-1617)

Architect for the church of San Carlo Borromeo in Antwerp http://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fran%C3%A7ois_d%27Aguilon

– Luca BIENNI, SJ (1572-1613)

Architect in Northern Italy and responsible for the Sanctuary and Basilica of San Luigi Gonzaga at Castiglione delle Stiviere on Lake Garda.

– Brother Pieter HUYSSENS SJ (1577-1637)

Architect for:

St. Loup in Namour (1621-1645)
San Carlo Borromeo in Antwerp (1615-1623) http://www.bc.edu/bc_org/avp/cas/fnart/arch/borromeo_ant.html
St. Walburga’s in Bruges (1619-1642) http://www.belgiumview.com/belgiumview/tl1/view0001207.php4
St. Peter’s, Ghent begun in 1629 http://www.belgiumview.com/belgiumview/tl1/view0001385.php4
http://www.all-art.org/history252-15b.html

– Brother Jean de BLOCQ SJ (1538-1656)

Cathedral of Luxembourg (1613) http://www.gouvernement.lu/dossiers/viepol/grande_duchesse_josephine_charlotte/dossier_de_presse/Cathedral_DE.doc
St. Martin’s in Chateau Cambrésis (1634)
Jesuit College Chapel in St. Omar (1615-1640)

– Brother Giacomo BRIANO SJ (1589-1649) born in Modena

Brother Giacomo was architect for the Company of Jesus in Northern Italy and in Poland. He is responsible for:

The Cathedral of Vitus in Rijeka, Croatia (1638)
The Jesuit Church in Lviv
The Jesuit church in Przemysl in the Ukraine. http://www.kki.pl/pioinf/przemysl/zabytki/koscioly/jezuit/jezuit.html

-Brother Willem HESIUS SJ (1601-1690) entered the Society of Jesus in Antwerp in 1617.

Architect to the Company of Jesu in the Lower German Province he was responsible for:

St. Michael’s in Louvain begun in 1650 and completed in 1670.

– Brother Anton LOSSON SJ

Architect to the Company of Jesus in the Lower German Provinces, he was responsible for:

St. Peter and Paul’s in Mechlin

РBrother Giovanni PRIMOLI SJ (1673-1755 [born in Milan] and Brother Andr̩s BIANCHI SJ (1677-1740)

http://www.companysj.com/v174/missionart.htm

Both did extensive work in Argentina and Uruguay. Their work included:

The Cathedral of Buenos Aires
The Cathedral of Cordoba

– Brother Tomas ZEBRAUSKAS, SJ (1714-1758)

Brother Tomas was architect for the Cmpany of Jesus in Lithuania and was responsible for:

The Jesuit chuch of St. Casimir in Vilnius

-Fr. Ignatius SCOLES SJ (1834-1896)

Fr. Scoles was architect for the Company of Jesus in Guyana.

-Fr. Alphonsus TAIX, SJ was architect for the Company in Madagascar.

– Brother Polydor Verbrugge, SJ (1870-1949)

Brother Polydor was architect for the Company of Jesus in Ceylon.

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