Louise, Letter 0056b. 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 Paris) Wednesday (April 23, 1641) Monsieur, I no longer have the letter from our sisters which I confided to someone yesterday to bring to you. I think that it is essential, regardless of the … Read More

Louise, Letter 0037. 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

April 22 (1641) Monsieur, At the very time that I received the letter that you did me the honor of sending to me, I was reflecting on a directive which your Charity had given me. … Read More

Louise, Letter 0036b. 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: 2 minutes

February 9, 1641 Monsieur, At last our good Sister Marie1Marie Joly, one of the very First Daughters of Charity, was introduced by Madame Coussault in approximately 1632. She served the poor in theparishes of Paris: … Read More

Louise, Letter 0115. 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 Paris) February 8 (1641) Monsieur, Your Charity was so kind as to underline the last article of our Rule1See Letters 19 and 106.. I am returning it to you. Please re-do it as you … Read More

Louise, Letter 0036. To my dear Sisters Barbe and Louise

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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 Richelieu February 1, 1641 My very dear Sisters1Barbe Angiboust and Louise Ganset, see Letters 43 and 11., I am pleased that you sent back the crosses which I had given you. Here are the … Read More

Louise, Letter 0057. 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

(at Angers) January 28, 1641 Monsieur, Accept my very humble thanks for the goodness which your Charity has shown by sending me news of our sisters and by informing me of their faults. This is … Read More

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