St. Anthony Mary Claret Print

Saint Anthony Mary Claret
1807-1870
Feast day: October 24
Patronage: Claretians (Missionary Sons of the Immaculate Heart of Mary), Technical and Vocational Educators, Weavers, Textile Merchants, the Diocese of the Canary Islands 

This fine art print, printed on acid-free, 80 lb. cardstock, with archival inks, is ready to frame. The watermark will not appear on your print.

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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 meet, where he forcefully defended papal infallibility. He died close to his birthplace in a Cistercian monastery.