Jeanne-Marie Chavoin

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Jeanne-Marie Chavoin (29 August 1786 – 30 June 1858) and Jean-Claude Colin together founded the Marist Sisters, a Catholic religious institute of women.

Jeanne-Marie was born in the village of Coutouvre, France. She met Fr Pierre Colin when he was parish priest at Coutouvre. She later joined Colin and his younger brother Jean Claude at Cerdon where they were both serving as priests. Together they worked on the beginning of the Marist Sisters.

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