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September 30, 2019

in Early Society of Mary History

Part 2 of 2

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The Marists conducted missions in 27 parishes in the Bugey region of France between 1825 and 1829. The first three were in La Balme, Corlier and Izenave (see last month’s MM). More

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The Bugey – in Early Society of Mary History – (Part 1 of 2)

The Bugey

The Bugey region is part of the range of mountains in eastern France between Lyons and Geneva. It is situated in a loop of the Rhone River in the southeast of the Department of Ain. It was in this region that Marists conducted missions in 27 parishes, some of which had no priest at the time, between 1825 and 1829.… More

The Early History of the Marist Sisters – Part 3 of 3

The sisters made their first vows in 1826. By 1829 there were 20 of them, and over the next few years the small house was gradually enlarged as more young women entered the congregation. Two of them were nieces of Father Colin and one a niece of Marcellin Champagnat.… More

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