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« on: July 31, 2018, 09:02:51 PM »

                    John de Britto was born on March 1, 1647 to a family of Portugal's high nobility.   
                    His father, Don Salvador de Britto Preyra, would be Viceroy of Brazil.   
                    At the age of nine, John entered the court in Lisbon as a page.     
                    At the age of sixteen, he entered the Society of Jesus.
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« Reply #1 on: August 04, 2018, 08:38:45 PM »

                    John was ordained to the priesthood in Lisbon in February 1673.   
                     His superior decided to send him to Madurai, a region in southeast India.
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