His most enduring influence is
through the traditional
Dominican Teaching Sisters of Fanjeaux
and Brignole in France who operate 12 girls' schools in France
and the US.
Before Vatican II, Fr. Calmel formed
the founding members of these communities, specifically giving
them the philosophical and pedagogical principles to educate
Catholic girls in a de-christianized, secular and modernist
With the outbreak of the current crisis in the Church, these
sisters, thanks to Fr. Calmel, were already well prepared.
[Taken in part from Dr. Peter Chojnowski's article, "The