was brought up in a large Catholic family of eighteen children, seven of whom entered the religious life.
At the age of 14, young Godofredo entered the Minor Seminary of St. Michels Gestel, North Brabant and later joined the Congregation of the Immaculate Heart of Mary [CICM] at Scheut on September 7, 1903.
philosophy at the Mother House in Scheut and his
Theology at the Jesuit Theological Seminary
At the age of 26, on July 18,1909, Godofredo Aldenhuijsen
was ordained a priest of God at the seminary in Scheut with Msgr