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: steps in the chapel of La Capucinière
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
Home - Jean-Claude Coilin
February/March news 
Calendars all over

Copies of the Colin calendar for 2020 are distributed widely across the Marist world. First to receive them are the young men in formation communities, some pictured below.

This year's calendar features the countryside of France familiar to Jean-Claude Colin and is produced in seven languages (English, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish).

Each month has a quotation from Fr Colin and reminders about significant Marist anniversaries.

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Above: Students of Casa di Maria, the Marist International Theologate, Rome, with Fr Tony Kennedy (2nd from right).     |      In Davao, Philippines, St Peter Chanel's  MICS (Marist interested college students), with Fr Lauro Arcede (right, front row)..  Below:  In Yaoundé, Cameroon, the community of Maison S. Pierre Chanel, with Fr Christian Abongbung (far right).
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 Above: Participants in the Colinian Renewal Program at La Neylière, France, each received a Colin Calendar. Pictured are Filipino Marists, Frs Gil Casio and Lionel Mechavez.     |     Iona Tawake, student  at Marist College formation community, Suva, Fiji, with his calendar    |    Clinton Kube SM, newly-professed seminarian from Cameroon, with chronologies of the Colin Cause as well as his calendar. Clinton is destined to study theology in Rome when circumstances allow.  Below:  Marist seminarians in Mexico with their Colin calendars, from left, David Romero VencesEduardo Limón Gutiérrez and  Carlos Olivares Flores.  
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Above: The calendars are produced at Villa Maria, Hunters Hill, Australia and despatched by regular post across the Marist world. This year's calendar was accompanied by a leaflet on the chronology of the Cause of Fr Colin.