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Fr Jean-Claude Colin in Rome (1)

The First Visit: September 1833 – February 1834 Between 1833 and 1854, Fr Jean-Claude Colin, the Founder of the Society of Mary, visited Rome five times. In all, he spent 18 months there. The purpose of these visits was, first of all, to present the general plan for the Society of Mary to Church authorities; […]

Monday 3 December

St Francis Xavier, Priest Isaiah 2:1-5, Ps 122, Matthew 8:5-11 Spreading the Good News Jesus ministered mainly to the Jews, but here he is amazed at the faith of this gentile centurion who begs healing for his servant. Jesus declares that “many will come from east and west…” These words are appropriate today on the […]