Born April 24, 1908 in the Bronx, New York, he was the son of Dominic and Josephine Mellilo. He professed his Passionist vows on August 15, 1935 and was ordained on May 30, 1942. His brothers Dominic and Bernardine also became Passionist priests. He was a preacher of parish missions and renewals. Over the years he is said to have conducted over five hundred missions. He overcame a chronic catarrhal condition. He lived in North Palm Beach, Florida.
April 24, 1908
August 15, 1935
May 30, 1942
May 17, 2000
Alphonsus of the Most Precious Blood Grande