August 27 - Saint Joseph Calasanz

 

From an early age he enjoyed learning and felt a strong attraction to the priesthood. His father wanted Joseph to marry and carry on the family’s lineage, but after a long time he gave in to his son’s desires. St. Joseph Calasanz founded the Order of the Pious Schools, also known as the Piarists.

How much attention do you pay to you own education? Are you interested in studying? Do you strive to advance yourself?

 

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