Bugey in winter

It's winter time in the Bugey, and we recall the pioneer missions of the Marists in 1825-29.

Renewal missions were possible only in the winter months when the farming people of the mountains were house-band.  The gallery of images depicts some of the remote places and rigorous conditions encountered by the first Marist missioners...  

Click here to go to the full gallery (samples below).

 

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Posted: Jan 14, 2014
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