American Friends of the Bollandist Society

A Jesuit research institute.

Bollandist Society (BE) A Project of B | KBFUS Funds

The Bollandist Society is a Jesuit research institute dedicated to the critical study of Greek, Latin, Oriental and vernacular hagiographic literature as well as to the history of the saints and their cults. Founded in the early 17th century this is one of the oldest scientific societies in the world. Our research, study, safeguard and promotion of this unique heritage is possible thanks to our specialized library of 500.000 volumes, that has become an indispensable point of reference in the study of critical hagiography world-wide.

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For gifts by check: Write your check to KBFUS, write "American Friends of the Bollandist Society" in the memo section of the check, and send it to KBFUS, 10 Rockefeller Plaza, 16th Floor, New York, NY 10020.

Gifts by wire transfer or to contribute other types of property: Email KBFUS at: or phone (212) 713 7660.