1998  'In the Footsteps of Marcellin Champagnat' is published

1941 (Dec)  America bombs Pearl Harbour

1941 (June) Germany invades Russia

1940 (May)  France falls to Germany

1939 (Sept)  World War II begins

1931  The 'Teacher's Guide' is published in English

1870  Government Aid is withdrawn from Anglican and Caatholic Schools in Australia


1836  Hermitage Chapel is opened

1825  The building of the Hermitage in France is completed

1816  Twelve Marists, aged between 20 and 34, make their pledge at Fourviere in Paris (23rd July) 

1853  The 'Teacher's Guide' is published in French

1598  Caravaggio paints

1564  Galileo is born


1517  Martin Luther posts his 95 theses at Wittenberg

1504  Ferdinand and Isabella free Spain from the hold of the Moors

1492  Columbus discovers the New World

1491   Ignatius of Loyola is born

1475  Michelangelo is born