Blessed Louis-Zéphirin Moreau – Feast Day – May 24

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Blessed Louis-Zéphirin Moreau was the Bishop of Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec and the founder of both the Sisters of Saint-Joseph of Saint-Hyacinthe and the Sisters of Sainte-Martha. He was born on April 1 1824 in Bécancour, Quebec, Canada and died on May 24 1901 in Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec, Canada. We celebrate his feast day on May 24 every year in the Catholic Church.

Blessed Louis-Zéphirin Moreau Biography
Blessed Louis-Zéphirin Moreau - Feast Day - May 24
Blessed Louis-Zéphirin Moreau – Feast Day – May 24
Date of Birth April 1 1824
Place of Birth Bécancour, Quebec, Canada
Profession Bishop of Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec
Place of Work Quebec, Canada
Date of Death May 24 1901
Place of Death Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec, Canada
Feast Day May 24
Beatification By Pope John Paul II on May 10 1987 in Saint Peter’s Square, Vatican City
Patron Saint of
  • Diocese of Saint-Hyacinthe, Québec
  • Sisters of St. Joseph of Saint-Hyacinthe
  • Sisters of Sainte Martha

Blessed Louis-Zéphirin Moreau History

Blessed Louis-Zéphirin Moreau was born in a farm in Bécancour, Quebec, Canada. In his youth days, he was sickly but managed to live on.

He was ordained as a priest on December 19 1846. He taught philosophy at the seminary at Nicolet, Quebec, Canada, and later on became the secretary to a series of bishops of Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec.

He became the Bishop of Saint-Hyacinthe on November 19 1875 and later on founded of both the Sisters of Saint-Joseph of Saint-Hyacinthe and the Sisters of Sainte-Martha.

He is the patron saint of the Diocese of Saint-Hyacinthe, Québec, Sisters of St. Joseph of Saint-Hyacinthe, and Sisters of Sainte Martha.

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