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Catholic pioneers Fr Jean Etienne Pezant SM

Church history Mgr John Broadbent Fr Jean was the son of a French farmer born in Chanonat in 1811 and worked for many years in both the dioceses of Palmerston North and Wellington. We are often inclined to forget the great debt we owe to the French Marists – priests and brothers – for their

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