Friday, January 6, 2017

6 January - Saint Andre Bessette - Independent Catholic News

6 January - Saint Andre Bessette - Independent Catholic News: Canadian laybrother. Alfred Bessette was born on August 9, 1845, near Montreal in Canada, the eighth of twelve children. When Alfred was nine, his father, a wood cutter, died in a work accident. Three years later, his mother died of TB. The children were split up and placed in different homes. Alfred went to live with an aunt and uncle.

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