Louise de Marillac, a portrait. Appendix

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Author: Jean Calvet, C.M. · Translator: G. F. Pullen. · Year of first publication: 1959.
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Appendix: Details of the careers of members of the Marillac family. The careers of Michel de Marillac and Louise, Comte de Beaumont, held glory, but also great misfortune. We are told that Michelwas a mystic, … Read More

Louise de Marillac, a portrait. Part IV: The interior life of Louise de Marillac (5)

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Author: Jean Calvet, C.M. · Translator: G. F. Pullen. · Year of first publication: 1959.
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Towards mystical union The word ‘mysticism’ is often slipping from my pen. Yet I know that Vincent de Paul, dazzled by the radiance of Saint Teresa, thought himself unworthy to enter that world of reserved … Read More

Louise de Marillac, a portrait. Part IV: The interior life of Louise de Marillac (4)

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Author: Jean Calvet, C.M. · Translator: G. F. Pullen. · Year of first publication: 1959.
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The stages in her spiritual course The editors of the four-volume private edition of the writings of Louise de Marillac were confronted with a prob­lem very difficult of solution, but of which they well under­stood … Read More

Louise de Marillac, a portrait. Part IV: The interior life of Louise de Marillac (3)

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Author: Jean Calvet, C.M. · Translator: G. F. Pullen. · Year of first publication: 1959.
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Her prayer After a certain date the interior life of Louise de Marillac consisted of nothing but prayer. Verbal prayer had always occupied an important place in her life. The confraternities to which she belonged, … Read More

Louise de Marillac, a portrait. Part II: The great accomplishment (6)

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Author: Jean Calvet, C.M. · Translator: G. F. Pullen. · Year of first publication: 1959.
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The drama of the ‘enfants trouvés’ We may well speak of drama in connection with the Enfants Trouvis—a social drama, since the civil authorities had signally failed to heal a bleeding wound in the side … Read More