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Saint Anthony Mary Claret was drawn to the religious life as a child and became a secular priest. He was a missionary, social reformer, Queen Isabella’s chaplain, a writer, and publisher, established schools and libraries and was a refugee. In 1850, he was appointed Archbishop of Cuba where he made many social reforms. Because of it, assassins tried to kill him 15 times. He established the Claretians to spread his dream of missionary and reform work. In 1869 The First Vatican Council meeting, where he forcefully defended papal infallibility. He died close to his birthplace in a Cistercian monastery.