Nicolas Leclerc was born in Boulogne sur Mer, France, on November 15th 1745. As a teacher, Director, competent administrator and finally secretary to the Superior General, Br. Agathon, he showed a great love for souls and complete dedication to the work entrusted to him. The sanctity of his life was confirmed during the French Revolution when he sided with the clergy in refusing to swear allegiance to the Constitution. He was martyred on September 2nd 1792. He was beatified by Pius XI on October 17th 1926 with his 188 fellow martyrs. His feast is celebrated on September 2nd.
Design: Russell Healy & Paul Chadwick, 1996