Blessed Brother Solomon Le Clercq, FSC, will be canonized in a ceremony in Saint Peter’s Square in Vatican City on October 16, 2016, at 10:00 a.m. local time. Brother Solomon was martyred on September 2, 1792, during the French Revolution. He was the first Brother of the Christian Schools to be martyred, and the first to be beatified.
To help celebrate his canonization, please visit this page for a number of resources, including:
- Prayer service
- Prayer card
- Images of Brother Solomon
- Illustration of his story
- Digital version of the 1960 book by W.J. Battersby with a new introduction written by Brother George Van Grieken, FSC
More resources will be added as they become available.
Please join us by sharing your celebration of Brother Solomon’s canonization on social media with #StSolomonFSC.