Feast of St Marcellin Champagnat

Feast of St Marcellin Champagnat

On 6th June, we celebrate the 179th feast day of St Marcellin Champagnat. Many of us are feverishly planning and rehearsing what activities will take place on this day. This is a great! But what does the feast of St Marcellin Champagnat really mean for us when we celebrate it? Does the feast day of Marcellin Champagnat impact our lives as Brothers, teachers and students?

St. Marcellin Champagnat

"All to Jesus through Mary; All to Mary for Jesus.” - St. Marcellin Champagnat

Marcellin Champagnat was born on May 20, 1789, the year of the French Revolution, and died on June 6, 1840. He was a priest of the Society of Mary and the founder of the Little Brothers of Mary (Marist Brothers of the Schools), a congregation of brothers devoted to the education of young children and young people.

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