Born Robert Hoffman on August 20, 1903, he was the son of Charles Hoffman and Mary O’Rourke. His brother was Father Roland Hoffman, C.P. Alexander professed his Passionist vows on September 14, 1924 and was ordained on February 8, 1931. Thirty were ordained in that class. They were known as the “thirty thieves of 1931.” He was a preacher, parish priest, overseas missionary, retreat house staff member and hospital chaplain.
August 20, 1903
September 14, 1924
February 8, 1931
April 24, 1991
Alexander of the Sorrowful Mother Hoffman