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Feastday: April 7
Patron of Teachers

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Saint Jean-Baptiste de La Salle or John Baptist de La Salle (30 April 1651 7 April 1719) was a priest, educational reformer, and founder of Institute of the Brothers of the Christian Schools. He is a saint of the Roman Catholic church and the patron saint of teachers.

He dedicated much of his life for the education of poor children in France; in doing so, he started many lasting educational practices. He is considered the founder of the first Catholic schools.