Jean-claude colin, founder of the marist fathers and marist sisters, knew suffering at an early age orphaned at the age of five he developed into a person with a deep longing for a life of solitude and strong desire to serve god. In the diocesan seminary of lyon, one young seminarian, jean-claude courveille (1787-1866), had an initial inspiration regarding the foundation of a specific congregation to be called the society of mary, but it was father jean-claude colin, who emerged as the real founder, even though he was the most retiring of the group. The icon shows the relationship between mary, the son of god and society of mary (marists) founder jean-claude colin icons of the virgin mary adorn father hachey's office a large painting of a street scene from rome, italy, hangs behind his desk. Nonetheless, marist founder jean-claude colin articulates an intensive mission model based on mary's presence with the apostles in the new-born church the renewed call to evangelisation today is both in continuity with and transformative of the narrower pre-vatican ii theology of mission.
The society of mary (marists) is commonly known as the marist fathers the international roman catholic religious congregation was founded in france by father jean-claude colin in 1816, and named for the blessed virgin mary. The marist way we know much of the mind of jean-claude colin about the marist way, gleaned from the constitutions he wrote, and the many letters, retreat conferences and conversations recorded by fr gabriel-claude mayet, his faithful and meticulous annalist. Roach, venerable jean claude colin and the mission in new zealand, 1838 - 1848, p 6, quoted in the same sense by jaspers (op cit p 187, n7), goes even further by saying of colin: 'to accept the mission on condition of approval of the society, that was the plan. The marist sisters are an international congregation or order of roman catholic women the marist sisters recognise jeanne-marie chavoin (mother saint joseph) as their foundress and jean-claude colin as their founder.
Pastoral care in st mary's college creation of a coping, supportive and caring ethos in st mary's college st mary's college aims to provide an environment of excellence and care for each member of its school community, based on christian values. The founder of the marist fathers, fr jean-claude colin was reared in the atmosphere of the french revolution in 1789 which was a time of persecution of the church he was ordained to the priesthood in 1816 and sent as curate to his brother, then parish priest of the country parish of cerdon, some sixty miles northeast of lyon. Marist way england 13 likes the lay branch of the society of mary, founded by jean claude colin in 1816. The marist sisters congregation or order of roman catholic women was started in france during the early 19th century by jeanne-marie chavoin and jean-claude colinthe marist sisters founded the school known as marist sisters college in mt albert in 1928. Society of mary's web site, specially created for young people with whom the marist fathers and brothers share their life and mission.
The marist founder and superior jean-claude colin believed that the marists in new zealand were as much subject to him as the marists in france and could be visited by him and that he could receive reports from them on the state of the mission. He went to rome in 1833 with the society founder, fr jean claude colin seeking approval from pope gregory xvi for the society to be recognized the society was recognized by pope gregory xvi when the marists were asked to send missionaries to the southwest pacific. The icon of marist founder, jean-claude colin was commissioned by the superior general to coincide with the re-introduction of jean-claude colins' cause for beatification it is the work of the john the baptist art studio in new zealand and will be placed in the chapel of the marist fathers general house in rome. Jean-claude colin, founder of the society of mary 1 the quiet boy from beaujolais the tiny hamlet of barbery sits by a forest near the beaujolais region of central france.
Learn about this topic in these articles: marist fathers in marist fatherby jean-claude courveille and jean-claude-marie colin to undertake all ministerial works—parishes, schools, hospital chaplaincies, and the foreign missions—while stressing the virtues of the virgin mary. Jean claude colin is the founder of the society of mary and the brothers born in a peasant village, saint-bonnet-le troncy, lyons region of france in l790 died in a quiet and secluded, and has long yearned and searched the marist novitiate neylière, in 1875. Colin house is named after jean-claude colin, the founder of the marist fathers more house is named in recognition of st thomas more college (1968-1979) which was the original school on the vermont south (formerly forest hill) site, run by the christian brothers. Jean-claude colin, founder of the society of mary (1790-1875) the founder of the marist fathers and co founder of the marist sisters father jean-claude colin was born on august 7, 1790 in france at the time of the french revolution.
Marcellin was ordained as a priest on the 22nd of july 1816, and was part of a group led by jean-claude colin, who founded the society of mary, a separate religious congregation to the marist brothers teaching order marcellin founded later. Below: callao, peru: bishop luis sebastiani sm and concelebrants at a colin year mass and display of the jean-claude colin icon / peru's marist laity latest 'welcome' banner mexico: fr jean vienne , provincial of mexico, blessing the icon at the recently opened marist formation house, 'seminario marista juan claudio colin. Jean-claude colin, marist: a founder in an era of revolution and restoration: the early years, 1790-1836 by donal kerr (blackrock, co dublin: the columba press 2000 pp 349 £2000) donal kerr has written a very informative and valuable biography of a man whose life and work deserve to be. Having been invited to speak to you about jean-claude colin on this celebration of the bi-centenary of his birth, i could have prepared a carefully worked-out conference on one or other aspect of his life or attempted a synthesis of his personality, his contribution to the church and to our religious families.