Sunday, February 14, 2016

The confessor of St. Margaret Mary Alacoque; canonized by St. Pope JPII

St. Claude La Colombiere

Image of St. Claude La Colombiere


Feastday: February 15
Birth: 1641
Death: 1682
Beatified By: Pope Pius XI on June 16, 1929
Canonized By: Pope John Paul II on May 31, 1992

Saint Claude de la Colombičre (Saint-Symphorien-d'Ozon, 2 February 1641-Paray-le-Monial, 15 February 1682) was a Roman Catholic priest and the confessor of Saint Margaret Mary Alacoque. His feast day is the day of his death, 15 February. He was a missionary and ascetical writer, born of noble parentage at Saint-Symphorien-d'Ozon , between Lyon and Vienne, in 1641.

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