The Sisters of Charity of Jesus and Mary, the Brothers of Charity, and the Sisters of the Childhood of Jesus are the petitioners of the process for the beatification of their Founder, Peter Joseph Triest.

Mgr. Arthur Luysterman

Was the bishop of Ghent who opened the diocesan process and Mgr. Luc Van Looy was the bishop of Ghent who concluded the diocesan process.

Mgr. Luc Van Looy

Declared the diocesan process formally closed.

Bro. René Stockman

Superior General of the Brothers of Charity, was asked by the three congregations to act as promoter and, as such, as the contact person for the Cause.

Dr. Waldery Hilgeman

Is the postulator, appointed by the three congregations on 19 November 2012. His mandate was renewed for the Roman phase of the process.

Rev. Fr. Dirk Van Kerchove

Was the episcopal delegate of the bishop of Ghent for the diocesan process. His mandate ended with the conclusion of the diocesan phase.

Mr. Lieven Claeys

Was the notary for the diocesan phase. His mandate also ended with the conclusion of the diocesan phase. He remains the contact person for the Cause in Belgium.

Rev. Fr. Can. Jürgen François

Was the promoter of justice for the diocesan phase. His mandate ended with the conclusion of the diocesan phase.

Mr. Marc Willems

Was in charge of coordination during the diocesan phase.

Members of the historical commission were, from left to right, Mr. Vaast Vanoverschelde, historian, Ms. Kaat Leeman, archivist of the Sisters of Charity, and Bro. René Stockman, chairman.

Many volunteers contributed during the diocesan phase, and we are very grateful to them.