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PATRON SAINTS OF EDUCATION

EDOCERE is under the twin patronage of Saint Thomas Aquinas and Saint John Bosco, patrons of Catholic education.

There are however, other saints that bear on Catholic education with whom educators should become familiar.

SAINT THOMAS AQUINAS
1225 (or 1227?) to 1274

Philosopher, theologian, doctor of the Church (the Angelic Doctor), patron of Catholic universities, colleges, and schools...

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SAINT JOHN BOSCO
1815 to 1888

Founder of the Salesian Society (the Oratory), renowned for his manner of educating boys, patron of youth and editors....

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SAINT FRANCIS DE SALES
1567 to 1622

Doctor of the Church, renowned preacher, prolific author, and specially devoted to the Christian and technical education of the children of the poorer classes...

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SAINT JOHN BAPTIST DE LA SALLE
1651 to 1719

Founder of the Christian Brothers, educational reformer, and father of modern pedagogy...

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