Louise de Marillac, a portrait. Part I: The mystery of her ancestry and youth (1)

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Author: Jean Calvet, C.M. · Translator: G. F. Pullen. · Year of first publication: 1959.
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Part I: The mystery of her ancestry and youth Marillac family origins IT is HARD today to appreciate the role played by the great families of France in the seventeenth century; they stood between the … Read More

Louise de Marillac, a portrait. Introduction

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Author: Jean Calvet, C.M. · Translator: G. F. Pullen. · Year of first publication: 1959.
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SOME SAINTS, although they lived perhaps centuries ago, are well known to us. Others are bound up inseparably with a great achievement in the Church in connection with which their names have become household words; … Read More

Louise de Marillac and Education

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Author: María Teresa Barbero Echavarría, H.C. · Translator: Charles T. Plock, C.M.. · Year of first publication: 2010 · Source: Vincentian Online Library. This article first appeared in Santa Luisa de Marillac, ayer y hoy, XXXIV Semana de Estudios Vicencianos, [Saint Vincent de Paul, Yesterday and Today, XXXIV Vincentian Studies Week], Editorial CEME, Santa Marta de Tormes, Salamanca, 2010.
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Introduction Louise de Marillac, a courageous, bold and enterprising woman, has become that “buried treasure” that today shines brightly in our midst. Throughout this week her life has been presented to us as a light … Read More