Louise, Letter 0056. To Monsieur l’Abbé de Vaux

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Author: Louise de Marillac · Translator: Louise Sullivan, D.C. · Year of first publication: 1991 · Source: Spiritual Writings of Louise de Marillac. Correspondence and Thoughts. Translated from the original French edition Sainte Louise de Marillac: Ecrits Spirituels.
Estimated Reading Time: 1 minutes

(at Angers) January 4, 1641 Monsieur, Monsieur Brouart has told me of the gossip circulating about our sisters, and I remain troubled about it. If our sisters are at fault, I humbly beg you to … Read More

Louise, Letter 0034. To Monsieur l’Abbé de Vaux

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Author: Louise de Marillac · Translator: Louise Sullivan, D.C. · Year of first publication: 1991 · Source: Spiritual Writings of Louise de Marillac. Correspondence and Thoughts. Translated from the original French edition Sainte Louise de Marillac: Ecrits Spirituels.
Estimated Reading Time: 2 minutes

at Angers La Chapelle, December 21, 1640 Monsieur, I praise God with all my heart for the blessings which His goodness has bestowed on the charitable concern which you manifest in the direction of our … Read More

Louise, Letter 0007b. To Monsieur Vincent

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Author: Louise de Marillac · Translator: Louise Sullivan, D.C. · Year of first publication: 1991 · Source: Spiritual Writings of Louise de Marillac. Correspondence and Thoughts. Translated from the original French edition Sainte Louise de Marillac: Ecrits Spirituels.
Estimated Reading Time: 1 minutes

(November 28, 1640) Monsieur, Madame de Liancourt1Madame de Liancourt, see Letter 4, a friend of Louise de Marillac who frequently invited her to come to rest on her estates. has informed me that she will … Read More

Louise, Letter 0030. (To Monsieur l’Abbé de Vaux)

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Author: Louise de Marillac · Translator: Louise Sullivan, D.C. · Year of first publication: 1991 · Source: Spiritual Writings of Louise de Marillac. Correspondence and Thoughts. Translated from the original French edition Sainte Louise de Marillac: Ecrits Spirituels.
Estimated Reading Time: 2 minutes

House of the Foundlings1It was a question of buying a house near Saint-Lazare in order to transfer the Daughters of Charity Motherhouse there (Coste II, 130, 333). Responsibility for all the foundlings was achieved on … Read More

Louise, Letter 0033. To Monsieur Vincent

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Author: Louise de Marillac · Translator: Louise Sullivan, D.C. · Year of first publication: 1991 · Source: Spiritual Writings of Louise de Marillac. Correspondence and Thoughts. Translated from the original French edition Sainte Louise de Marillac: Ecrits Spirituels.
Estimated Reading Time: 3 minutes

Feast of Saint Denis (1640) Monsieur, The friends of the mother of one of our infants are strongly urging us to settle the legal proceedings that have been taken against her in her absence. They … Read More

Louise, Letter 0108. To Monsieur l’Abbé de Vaux

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Author: Louise de Marillac · Translator: Louise Sullivan, D.C. · Year of first publication: 1991 · Source: Spiritual Writings of Louise de Marillac. Correspondence and Thoughts. Translated from the original French edition Sainte Louise de Marillac: Ecrits Spirituels.
Estimated Reading Time: 2 minutes

September 19 (1640) Monsieur, You are justified in complaining of my laziness which apparently has kept me for so long from thanking you most humbly for all the trouble your Charity has taken for our … Read More

Louise, Letter 0107. To Monsieur l’Abbé de Vaux

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Author: Louise de Marillac · Translator: Louise Sullivan, D.C. · Year of first publication: 1991 · Source: Spiritual Writings of Louise de Marillac. Correspondence and Thoughts. Translated from the original French edition Sainte Louise de Marillac: Ecrits Spirituels.
Estimated Reading Time: 1 minutes

September 6 (1640) Monsieur, I believe that the honorable Administrators and Fathers of the Poor will not object if we withdraw Sister Elisabeth Turgis1Elisabeth Turgis, see Letter 38.. I assure you we have great need … Read More

Louise, Letter 0106. To Monsieur l’Abbé de Vaux

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Author: Louise de Marillac · Translator: Louise Sullivan, D.C. · Year of first publication: 1991 · Source: Spiritual Writings of Louise de Marillac. Correspondence and Thoughts. Translated from the original French edition Sainte Louise de Marillac: Ecrits Spirituels.
Estimated Reading Time: 2 minutes

August 29 (1640) Monsieur, Blessed be God for having silenced the complaints for as long as it pleased Him! If you think, Monsieur, that speaking to these gentlemen of the articles1See Letter 19. The study … Read More

Louise, Letter 0426. (To the Sisters of the Hospital of Angers)

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Author: Louise de Marillac · Translator: Louise Sullivan, D.C. · Year of first publication: 1991 · Source: Spiritual Writings of Louise de Marillac. Correspondence and Thoughts. Translated from the original French edition Sainte Louise de Marillac: Ecrits Spirituels.
Estimated Reading Time: 1 minutes

(August 1640) My dear Sisters, In my mind’s eye I see myself now among you as you serve supper to our dear masters. O my God! What a happiness you experience! Unworthy as I am, … Read More

Louise, Letter 0103. To Monsieur l’Abbé de Vaux

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Author: Louise de Marillac · Translator: Louise Sullivan, D.C. · Year of first publication: 1991 · Source: Spiritual Writings of Louise de Marillac. Correspondence and Thoughts. Translated from the original French edition Sainte Louise de Marillac: Ecrits Spirituels.
Estimated Reading Time: 3 minutes

Feast of Saint Lawrence (August 10, 1640) Monsieur, You were unaware that when I am employed for some good work the faults that I commit in carrying it out invariably bring down upon it some … Read More