Glory of Family Life, 1630 Fort Sainte-Marie Saved

In 1630 on March 16-17, Forts St. Ignatius and St. Louis were attacked by the Iroquois and set afire. The next day a similar attack was launched against Fort St. Marie. Everyone had recourse to St. Joseph, their national patron. On March 19, St. Joseph Day, the enemy fled in panic.

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