Tag: Marc Leclerc

  • The growing pains of the JOC and JOCF

    The growing pains of the JOC and JOCF

    This is a second letter from Cardijn to the Rome-based Jesuit sociologist and canonist, Arthur Vermeesch, that Jean Tonglet kindly sent to me from the hard drive archives of the late Fr Marc Leclerc SJ. (See the earlier one here:¬†https://www.cardijnresearch.org/2023/01/cardijns-student-movement-la-jeunesse.html) This letter is dated 24 November 1933, eight years after the official foundation of the…

  • Cardijn’s student movement: La Jeunesse Sociale Catholique

    Cardijn’s student movement: La Jeunesse Sociale Catholique

    In 1919 Cardjn launched a student movement, La Jeunesse Sociale Catholique or Catholic Social Youth, in parallel with La Jeunesse Syndicaliste or Young Trade Unionists, which became the YCW.