Friday, April 7, 2017

St. John Baptist de La Salle, Patron Saint of Teachers

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St. John Baptist de La Salle
Patron Saint of Teachers

"St. John Baptist de La Salle (1651-1719) was a French priest who became famous as a teacher of underprivileged boys. John, who came from a noble family, was ordained a priest at twenty-seven, and was assigned to the city of Rheims, a very prestigious position. It seemed his life would be one of privilege and …"

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