Christian mythology

A selection of Christian Martyrs, Hermits & Virgins

St. JOHN BAPTIST DE LA SALLE

Christian Saint

Also known as Jean-Baptiste de La Salle

Patron Saint of Principals and School Teachers

Educational Reformer in France.

Asked to help open a school for poor boys, he gave more than was bargained for.

Appalled at how useless the teachers were, he started the Brothers of Christian Schools, recruiting real teachers who were not priests.

He made many educational reforms such as abolishing teaching in Latin. He also introduced group classes and teacher-training schemes.

St. John Baptist de la Salle Facts and Figures

Name: John Baptist de la Salle
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Jean-Baptiste de La Salle

Gender: Male
Type: Saint
Birth and Death Dates: 1654-1719
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

Role: Unknown at present

Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 134

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Article last revised on April 07, 2019 by the Godchecker data dwarves.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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