Colendal, Heinrich a German theologian of the Jesuit order, was born at Cologne, April 15, 1672. He was successively missionary, professor of theology at Osnabruck, royal chaplain at Dresden, preacher and rector at Cologne. He died January 23, 1729. His principal works are, Confabulatio Catholicum inter et Lutheranum (Cologne, 1710): — Osnabrugensis Rusticus Edoctus (ibid. eod.): — Nullitas Sacerdotii Lutheranorum (ibid. 1713). See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.