Life Of Saint Louise De Marillac. 3: In search of her vocation

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Author: Elisabeth Charpy, H.C. · Year of first publication: 2011 · Source: Daughters of Charity Australia.
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3] In search of her vocation Alone once again and overwhelmed by what she called the justice of God, Louise sought support. She wrote her cousin, Hilarion Rebours, Bishop Camus and her uncle, Michel. Their … Read More

Life Of Saint Louise De Marillac. 2: A fleeting happiness

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Author: Elisabeth Charpy, H.C. · Year of first publication: 2011 · Source: Daughters of Charity Australia.
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2] A fleeting happiness. At her husband’s side Louise experienced moments of true happiness. At the end of the year, their son, Michel, brought great joy to their house. Antoine and Louise set up their … Read More

The Letters of Louise de Marillac to the Daughters of Charity (II)

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Author: Carmen Urrizburu, H.C. · Year of first publication: 2011 · Source: Anales 199, #4, 2011.
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Introduction: Let us allow Louise to speak to us today through her letters Louise’s correspondence with the Daughters of Charity was more abundant than we might imagine. She wrote many more letters to the Daughters … Read More

Life Of Saint Louise De Marillac. 1: A stormy childhood

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Author: Elisabeth Charpy, H.C. · Year of first publication: 2011 · Source: Daughters of Charity Australia.
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Introduction: History speaks admirably about the great saint of charity. His prominence and importance has endured to the present century. Do we not say that those who incarnate the virtue of charity in the midst … Read More

The Letters of Louise de Marillac to the Daughters of Charity (I)

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Author: Carmen Urrizburu, H.C. · Year of first publication: 2011 · Source: Anales 199, #3, 2011.
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Introduction On March 15th, 1660, between 11:00am and noon, after generously sharing her blessings with the Daughters of Charity, Louise de Marillac’s life came to an end. She was almost sixty-nine years old. Thus the … Read More

The religious experiences of Louise de Marillac

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Author: Tim Williams, C.M. · Year of first publication: 2012 · Source: Vincentians Australia.
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The Transfiguration On the Second Sunday of Lent, we read the Gospel Account of the Transfiguration (Mk 9: 2-10): Jesus took with him Peter and James and John and led them up a high mountain … Read More

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