Help me always to remember that I work with the most precious material in the world, the mind of a child. Help me always to remember that I am making marks upon that mind which time will never rub out.
Saint Jean-Baptiste de La Salle (1651-1719) was a priest, educational reformer, and founder of Institute of the Brothers of the Christian Schools. He is a the patron saint of teachers. He is considered the founder of the first Catholic schools.
St. Catherine of Alexandria Statue: Patron of Teachers
Saint John Cantius is the patron Saint of Teachers, Students, Priests and Pilgrims. John of Kanty was born in the small southern Polish town of Kanty, only thirteen miles from Pope John Paul II’s birthplace, on June 24, 1390. Whether it was in the classroom or in the pulpit, everyone knew him ...
St. Catherine of Alexandria (patron saint of teachers), a stained glass window (detail). Depending on the source, this window was designed by Edward Burne-Jones, or possibly William Morris; and it was most likely made by Morris & Co. as early as 1860, or as late as the 1880s