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| 15th April 1999 | Modified: 14th October 2014 | Christianity, News Releases | Seen 45 times | Liked 0 times

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15th April 1999

Cardinal Winning will join the Pope at a ceremony in St Peter's Square this Sunday (18th April 1999) when the founder of the Marist Brothers will be declared a Saint.  

Arriving in the city in 1858, the Marist Brothers were responsible for founding 8 schools in Scotland.  

Whilst Brother Marcellin Champagnat - the Founder - is the one to be canonised in Rome, it is Marist Brother Walfrid who is probably better known in the East End of the city for his involvement with Celtic Football Club.  

For Further Information: Contact - Brother Lewis - Tel: 0141-339-8259  

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