Lettres de Marcellin. THROUGH THE LETTERS :. A MAN …. LETTER FROM MARCELLIN CHAMPAGNAT. to Br. Cassien; Sorbiers, Loire; 1834; PS 042 Copy: AFM 132.1, pp. 30-31,. GEOGRAPHY. Sorbiers. (1900). GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY.
A MAN …
28/02/1834 :Approval of the Statuts by the Educational Board
From the name of the Minister of Education, the law of Guizot 1833 lays the foundation for primary education broader and more accessible, especially through the requirement that municipalities to open a school and departments to maintain a Normal school. It also sets lasting content to primary education
For eight years, from 1812- 1820, Louis Chomat is accompanied by Mr. Dervieux. It was on his advice that he opens Sorbiers school, in 1815. He had thought of joining the Brothers of the Christian Schools, but he missed the occasion for health reasons.
My dear brother !
I do’nt believe dear friend I have failed…
…have made other arrangements ..
..dear Cassien !… »
The Lord is my shepherd !(Ps 23)
I am the good shepherd, and I know mine and mine know me.(John 10-14)
Here in the desert the whole Israelite community grumbled against Moses and Aaron. The Israelites said to them, "Would that we had died at the LORD'S hand in the land of Egypt, as we sat by our fleshpots and ate our fill of bread! But you had to lead us into this desert to make the whole community die of famine!« (Ex 16)
Oh,that today you would hear his voice :
Do not harden your hearts as at Meribah,
as on the day of Massah in the desert (Ps 95)
C115… The difficulties and temptations that arise in the course of life are not in themselves a reason to doubt our vocation. The Brother who faces up to them with faith and generosity, and who makes use of suitable means to overcome them, can find in them a way of strengthening his vocation and of renewing his fidelity…..
(tenderness and strength,exigence !!!)
Look at her !!!
( the only way for us little brother of Mary )