Marist Brothers

Marist Brothers
Abbreviation F.M.M
Type Catholic religious institute
Location Rome, Italy
Superior general of the Marist Brothers (Little Brothers of Mary).

Emili Turu Rofes

Key people Marcellin Champagnat

The Marist Brothers, or Little Brothers of Mary, are a Catholic religious institute of brothers and affiliated lay people, founded in France, at La Valla-en-Gier near Lyon in 1817 by Saint Marcellin Champagnat, a young French priest of the Society of Mary (Marist Fathers). It is characteristically Marian.

Worldwide, there are more than 4,500 brothers working in 77 countries on 6 continents. They directly share their mission and spirituality with more than 40,000 laypeople, and together educate close to 500,000 children and young people in schools.

Read more about Marist Brothers:  History, An International Presence, Marist Saints and Martyrs, Noteworthy Marist Brothers

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