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St. Claude de la Colombiere

February 15

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An event every year that begins at 12:00am on of February, repeating indefinitely

(1641-1682)

This French-born nobleman became a Jesuit priest and teacher and later the spiritual advisor to St. Margaret Mary Alacoque. Sister Margaret Mary was seeing visions of Jesus and Mary, and Father Colombiere encouraged her that her visions were authentic. Sister Margaret Mary’s visions later became part of the modern devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus. Father Colombiere meanwhile became the preacher of the future queen of England before he was falsely imprisoned and exiled for being involved in a plot to kill Charles II.

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