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Feastday: April 27

Birth: 1642

Death: 1678

Beatified By: Pope John Paul II


Nicolas Roland (December 8, 1642 - April 27, 1678) was a French priest, canon and educator. He was a friend, contemporary and spiritual director of Saint John Baptist de La Salle.


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