Tuesday, April 8, 2008

Saint John Baptist de La Salle

Also known as
Father of Modern Education
7 April
formerly 15 May

Founder of the Christian Brothers

Patron saint of educators
Patron saint of school principals
Patron saint of teachers

Prayer to Saint John Baptist de la Salle

Well-known Founder of the Congregation of the Brothers of Christian Schools, orthodox and prayerful theologian, you realized the very great value of competent Christian educators. How great your wholesome influence has been! Make you followers continue to be Christlike models for all their students who in turn will edify others. Amen.

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