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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 Colombière (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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