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La Neylière renovations blessed

In ceremonies over the weekend of Sep 12-13, the recently-completed renovations at La Neylière, France, were blessed by His Eminence, Cardinal Philippe Barbarin.

As archbishop of the diocese in which Fr Jean-Claude Colin died, Cardinal Barbarin is a key figure in presenting the Beatification Cause of Fr Colin to Rome. During the ceremonies he paused in prayer at the tomb of Fr Colin.0915-La-Neyl-blessing-2

Weekend visitors included Marist Superior-General, Fr John Hannan SM, European provincial, Fr Hubert Bonnet-Eymard SM, and many other Marists and friends of La Neylière. 

 

 

 

 

 

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Above: Cardinal Barbarin blesses the tomb of Fr Colin in the Pentecost Oratory | Blue skies above La Neylière.
Below: Eucharist in the main chapel. 

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Above: Fr John Hannan with fellow Marists in the main chapel (La Neylière community superior, Fr Bernard Boisseau, left, and European Marist provincial, Fr Hubert Bonnet-Eymard, right). Below: Fr Hubert Bonnet-Eymard (right), with La Neylière's architect. |  Fr Hannan with La Neylière community member, Fr Ad Blommerde SM.

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Sep 24, 2015
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