Saint Louise de Marillac’s Uncle: Louis XIII’s Garde des Sceaux, Michel de Marillac (1560-1632)

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Author: Donald A. Bailey, Ph.D. · Year of first publication: 2010 · Source: Vincentian Heritage Journal: Vol. 30: Iss. 2.
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The name Louise de Marillac, writes Louise Sullivan, D.C., “has largely remained hidden” in the “shadow” of her famous mentor and colleague, Vincent de Paul. A similar shadow has, until recently, hidden the reputation of … Read More

Society at the time of Saint Vincent de Paul (V)

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Author: José María Ibáñez, C.M. · Year of first publication: 2008 · Source: Third Asian Vincentian Institute (Mother House, Paris, September-December 2006).
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Attitudes and behaviour towards poor people The mental and social attitudes towards poor people on the part of those living in 17th century society at times forgot and at other times perceived the paradoxical reconciliation … Read More

Society at the time of Saint Vincent de Paul (IV)

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Author: José María Ibáñez, C.M. · Year of first publication: 2008 · Source: Third Asian Vincentian Institute (Mother House, Paris, September-December 2006).
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III. Social aspect In the 17th century, the classes of society remained traditional. In the kingdom, a distinction was made among those who prayed, those who fought and those who worked, “these latter horrible, because … Read More

Society at the time of Saint Vincent de Paul (III)

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Author: José María Ibáñez, C.M. · Year of first publication: 2008 · Source: Third Asian Vincentian Institute (Mother House, Paris, September-December 2006).
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II. Economic aspect At times, one wonders if the juridical and political systems in the society in the time of Vincent de Paul as in all of the Old Regime was “determined” by the type … Read More

Society at the time of Saint Vincent de Paul (II)

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Author: José María Ibáñez, C.M. · Year of first publication: 2008 · Source: Third Asian Vincentian Institute (Mother House, Paris, September-December 2006).
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I. Demographical aspect The society of Vincent de Paul’s era was solidly rooted in a territory of almost one half million square kilometres. In this territory there were about twenty million inhabitants. These statistics show … Read More

Society at the time of Saint Vincent de Paul (I)

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Author: José María Ibáñez, C.M. · Year of first publication: 2008 · Source: Third Asian Vincentian Institute (Mother House, Paris, September-December 2006).
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Introduction In the spirit of Vincent de Paul, life, thoughts and action inter­mingle and come forth from within him. That is why it is impossible to approach this committed and daring believer outside the political, … Read More