St.Claret Matriculation Higher Secondary School

(A Unit of Claretian Missionaries)

 

 

 

Saint Anthony Maria Claret

Saint Anthony Maria Claret

Saint Anthony Maria Claret, the Founder of Claretian Congregation, was born in Salient, Spain, on 23rd December 1807. He was brought up in a devotedly religious family thus developed a deep devotion to Mother Mary. He, along with other five priests, founded the congregation of the Missionaries Sons of the Immaculate Heart of the Blessed Virgin Mary on 16th July 1849. He lived as an inspiring child, artistic youth, textile industrialist, and caring physician, merciful father, lover of the poor, humble missionary, unassuming Arch bishop and thus a man on fire with Gods love. He reached the heavenly abode on 24th October 1870, which is celebrated as his Feast Day. j