Blessed Scubilion Rousseau

Also known as

  • Brother Scubilionis
  • Jean Bernard Rousseau

Memorial

Profile

A pious young man who served as a catechist. Entered the Christian Brothersnoviate in Paris, France on 24 December 1822, taking the name Scubilion Elementary school teacher for ten years in various locations in France. In 1833 he was assigned to teach and work with slaves on Reunion Island in the Indian Ocean; he spent 34 years there. He modified the lessons to suit the natives, started classes for them at night, worked with local priests, and brought many to the faith by his example of Christian life.

Born

Died

Venerated

Beatified

Canonized

  • if you have information relevant to the canonization of Blessed Scubilion, contact
       Foyer Frère Scubilion
       Bourg Eglise
       97438 Sainte-Marie, REUNION

Additional Information

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Scubilion Rousseau“. Saints.SQPN.com. 17 March 2014. Web. 21 September 2014. <>