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The Early History of the Marist Sisters – Part 2 of 3

Between her arrival in Cerdon in 1817 and September 1823, Jeanne Marie shared the joys and the anguish of the Colin brothers in their efforts to get approbation for the new society. After a time living with the sisters of St Joseph in the town, she went to live in the presbytery as the housekeeper […]

The Town of Cerdon in Early Society of Mary History

by the Editor Fr Jean-Claude Colin at Cerdon The town of Cerdon was a journey of some 20 hours from Lyons by stage coach in Fr Colin’s time. The town is about 70 kilometres north-east of Lyons, and much the same distance south-west of Geneva. Since Roman times the road between Lyons and Geneva, important […]