Konigsdorfer, Martin

Konigsdorfer, Martin, brother of the preceding, a popular pulpit orator, was born at Flotzheim Oct. 20. 1752; studied theology at Dillingen; was ordained priest at Augsburg March 15, 1777, and was successively appointed to Moumheim, Heideck, Seiboldsdorf near Neuburg, and Lutzungen near Hochstidt. He died about 1815. Konigsdorfer was noted as a preacher for his rare ability in adapting himself to the standard of his audiences; thus, in his appointments in rural districts, he knew how to interest the peasants in his preaching, and did much good among them. He published Katholische Homilien und Erklarungen d. heil. Evangelien auf alle Sonn- u. Feiertage (Augsburg, 1800, and often): — Kathol. Geheimnisse u. Sittenrseden (1812-32,8 vols. 8vo): — Kathol. Crtistenlehren (1806, 2 vols.):-Die christliche Kinderucht (six sermons, 1814):-Das euige Priesterthum d. Kathol. Kirche (1832).- Kathol. Real-Encyclopedic, 6:329.

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