Born Cornelius Gottsberger on September 7, 1855 in New York he took his Passionist vows on May 27, 1878 and commenced studies for ordination at St. Mary’s Dunkirk, New York. He was ordained on June 30, 1883; however he had bad lungs. It appears that he was sent to several other Passionist locations before his death at such a young age.
September 7, 1855
May 27, 1878
June 30, 1883
December 28, 1884
Cornelius of the Ascension Gottsberger