Who are we?

The Active Catholic Christians (ACC) Youth Group Consists of a Group of young Catholics journeying with Christ as the disciples  did. Regardless of ethnicity or likes or dislikes, we work together as one family, portraying our talents and helping them grow. We are all from the beautiful parish of Grande Riviere ,Gros-Islet, which is dedicated to St. John Vianney our Saint.

Who is Saint John Vianny?

St. John Vianney, Priest  (Patron of priests) Feast day- August 4 Universally known as the "Cure of Ars)," St.John Mary priest in 1815. Three years later he was made parish priest  of Ars, a remote French hamlet, where his reputation as a confessor and director of souls made him known throughout the Christian world. His life was one of extreme mortification. 

Accustomed to the most severe austerities, beleaguered by swarms of penitents, and besieged by the devil, this great mystic manifested a imperturbable patience. He was a wonder worker loved by the crowds, but he retained a childlike simplicity, and he remains to this day the living image of the priest  after the heart of Christ.

He heard confessions of people from all over the world for the sixteen hours each day. His life was filled with works of charity and love. It is recorded that even the staunchest of sinners were converted at his mere word. He died August 4, 1859, and was canonized May 31, 1925.


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