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
 

 Colin calendar for 2020

The 2020 calendar features the countryside of France familiar to Jean-Claude Colin.It is distributed to Marist unit leaders and members of Marist formation communties throughout the world, as well as individuals making their own request and available in seven languages (English, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish).
Individual copies, or small quantities, are available free of charge on request.  
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0120 JCC CAL 00 Le Barbery c TEXT SM Srs 12e

Cover: Barbery countryside seen from the birthplace of Jean-Claude Colin

0120 JCC CAL 01 0213 Bugey snow 37epsd 0120 JCC CAL 02 0714 Barbery forest 05e 0120 JCC CAL 03 0512 St Bonnet 12 view
January
  The Bugey in winter
 

 

February 
Barbery forest, near the birthplace of Jean-Claude Colin

 

 

March
Countryside near the village of St Bonnet-le-Troncy,
boyhood home of Jean-Claude Colin

 

 

0120 JCC CAL 04 0512 La Loire 3J e 0120 JCC CAL 05 0714 Cerdon views 24e 0120 JCC CAL 06 0512 Innimond 23J view from church e
April
River Loire 

 

 

May
The village of Cerdon

 

 

June
Summer view from the church of Innimont, central Bugey

 

 

0120 JCC CAL 07 0213 Bugey snow 10 Copy 0120 JCC CAL 08 0615 Bassac 38e 0120 JCC CAL 09 0715 Innimont 03
  July
The Bugey in winter
 

 

August
River near Bassac, central France,
where renewal missions were preached by pioneer Marists
 

 

September
Countryside near Belley

 

 

0120 JCC CAL 10 0213 Bugey snow 53 0120 JCC CAL 11 0213 Montbel 07e 0120 JCC CAL 12 0213 La Neyliere 6 view e
October
The Bugey in winter
 

 

November
Cemetery at Montbel, near Toulon
 
 
December
Winter view from Jean-Claude Colin's bedroom, La Neylière