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St Anthony Claret


St. Anthony Claret was born in Sallet, Spain in 1807. In 1849 he founded the "Congregation of the Missionary Sons of the Immaculate Heart of Mary" (Claretians). St. Anthony was made bishop of Santiago de Cuba and founded the "Teaching Sisters of Mary Immaculate". He spread devotion to the Blessed Sacrament and Immaculate Heart of Mary by his preaching's and writings. St. Anthony died in Spanfroide, France in 1870.

The Claretians