The village of Cerdon, in the northern Bugey mountains
Detail: Official icon of Jean-Claude Colin, with Blessed Virgin and Child
Barbery: Cross on the site of the Colin home
Forest of Barbery: hiding place for priests during Revolutionaries' raids - and of quiet for the young Jean-Claude
St Bonnet-le-Troncy, boyhood home of Jean-Claude Colin
River Loire, which flows past the minor seminary of St Jodard
Lyon, Fourvière: ancient chapel of the Blessed Virgin and Basilica
Fourvière: sanctuary of the ancient chapel of the Blessed Virgin.
Cerdon: Fr Colin's first appointment as assistant to his brother, Pierre.
Cerdon: statue in the church of St John the Baptist
Presbytery at Cerdon: home for the first nine years of Jean-Claude's priestly life.
Belley: Minor seminary high school where pioneer Bugey missioners lived
Bugey mountains: village of Lacoux
Bugey mountains: church at Innimont
Bugey mountains: church at Innimont
Bugey mountains: statue at Arandas
Rome: The Quirinale, residence of the Popes at the time of Fr Colin's first visits
Rome: Odescalchi Palace, from the church of the Apostles where Fr Colin stayed in 1833
Belley: Chapel of La Capucinière, first Marist professions, 1836
Lyon, Puylata: General House of the Society of Mary from 1838
Rochefort du Gard: one of the shrines undertaken by Fr Colin and the Marists
Toulon, La Seyne: One of the first high schools established by the Marist Fathers
Marcellange: established by Fr Colin as a place of retreat for his missioners
Trappist monastery at Aiguebelle: Fr Colin would make private retreats here
La Neylière: planned by Fr Colin to be a place of silence and retreat
La Neylière: book belonging to Fr Colin
La Neylière: Fr Colin's study
La Neylière: winter sunset, from the room of Fr Colin
La Neylière: bedroom of Fr Colin
La Neylière: crucifix laid in the hands of Fr Colin upon his death
La Neylière: resting place of Fr Colin



 A guide to the writings of Jean-Claude Colin
and to what has been written by others about him and his Cause for Beatification.
In recent decades much work has been done to assemble the writings and spoken words of Jean-Claude Colin as well as the writings of those who knew him personally and whose correspondence has been researched and documented.  
Contemporary Marist authors have drawn on these resources to offer further insights into the life and spirit of Fr Colin.
Access to these writings is easily available through the Marist publication, 'Forum Novum', originally in print form and now online on the Society of Mary's website.


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 The writings of Jean-Claude Colin

The Writings of Jean-Claude Colin (1790-1875) 
Alois Greiler SM

Also at Forum Novum Vol 21.1 - Dec 2019 

IV. The Cause of Fr Colin

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Literature about the Cause of Jean-Claude Colin

Literature on the Cause of Father Colin 
Alois Greiler SM – Ron Nissen SM 

*Chronology of the Cause (1875-2019)
Ron Nissen SM

*Reluctant Saint? The Cause for Beatification of Marist Founder, Fr. Jean-Claude Colin
Ron Nissen SM

All these at Forum Novum Vol 21.1 - Dec 2019 - IV
(* in booklet/leaflet format at History of the Cause) 

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Index of literature in 'Forum Novum'


Alois Greiler SM – Anthony Kennedy SM Introduction 
Table of all volumes and their subheadings 
Index of authors in alphabetical order

Also at Forum Novum Vol 21.2 - Dec 2019