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Saint Marcellin Champagnat

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As the French Revolution ravaged the country, Father Marcellin founded a community of brothers dedicated to Mary that established schools in rural communities. While traveling, Marcellin and one of the Brothers were caught in a blizzard. With all hope fading, they pleaded for Mary's help by praying the Memorare. At the last minute, the men caught a glimpse of a farmer’s lantern and were saved! Today the Marist Brothers, and lay Marist men and women, work in more than 80 countries.

Feast Day: June 6

Patronage:
  • Education
  • Hard Work
  • Simplicity
  • Teachers