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Wednesday, 6 June 2012

Saint's Corner: St. Marcellin Champagnat

Name: Marcellin Champagnat
Birth & Death: 20 May 1789 - 6 June 1840
Feast Day: 6 June
Country of Origin: France
History: He was ordained a priest in 1816 and found at his first post that he was discouraged by the isolation of the villagers and the lack of solid teaching in the faith. In response he founded the Marist Brothers, dedicating their mission to education.


Marist Brothers

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