Friday, April 7, 2017
St. John Baptist de La Salle, Patron Saint of Teachers
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 …"