Blessed Louis-Zéphirin Moreau

photograph of Blessed Louis Zephirin Moreau, 1897Memorial

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Born to a farm family, he was a sickly youth. Taught philosophy at the seminary at Nicolet, Quebec, Canada. Ordained on 19 December 1846. Secretary to a series of bishops of Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec. Founded the Union of Saint Joseph in 1874. Bishop of Saint-Hyacinthe on 19 November 1875. Founder of the Sisters of Saint-Joseph of Saint-Hyacinthe in 1877, and the Sisters of Sainte-Martha.

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  • “Blessed Louis-Zéphirin Moreau“. CatholicSaints.Info. 19 May 2015. Web. 2 August 2015. <>