Day: 6 May 2020

May 6th – A Special Day for Father Bressani and Bishop Laval

Father Francesco Giuseppe Bressani was born May 6, 1612 in Rome.  He became an Italian Jesuit missionary.  At the age of fourteen he entered the novitiate of the Society of Jesus. Becoming zealous to serve as missionary among the American Indians, he went to Quebec in the summer of 1642, and the following year he was sent among the Algonquins ... Continue reading "May 6th – A Special Day for Father Bressani and Bishop Laval" at Three Rivers. In