Catholic Pocket Dictionary – Marist Fathers


This religious order was founded early in the 19th century by the Very Reverend Father Colin, who was born on 7 August 1790, in the diocese of Lyons. From the beginning the Society of Mary devoted itself to the foreign missions.

MLA Citation

  • Father James J McGovern. “Marist Fathers”. Catholic Pocket Dictionary, 1906. CatholicSaints.Info. 4 November 2019. Web. 3 March 2021. <>