Father Joseph-Stéphane Piat, Franciscan


Born June 2nd, 1899 in Roubaix, he died May 14th, 1868 in Roubaix.

He was very active in the working world, especially with the jeunesse ouvriere chrétienne (Christian youth workers). He worked a lot for Thérèse and her family. He is the author of “Story of a family” and numerous biographies about the Martin family as well as Theresian articles. Benefitting from the memories of Thérèse’s sisters, he was a witness at diocesan processes of Saint Thérèse’s parents.