Friday, April 7, 2017

7th April - Saint John Baptiste de la Salle - Independent Catholic News

7th April - Saint John Baptiste de la Salle - Independent Catholic News: Teacher and founder. St John was born at Rheims in France, in 1651 to a wealthy family. He was given a canonry as a young man. He trained for the priesthood at Saint Sulpice, In 1678 he became a priest, and could have continued living a rather relaxed life. Instead, he decided to devote himself to the education of poor boys. He gave up his canonry

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