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.
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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.
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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.
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September 6 (1640) Monsieur, I believe that the honorable Administrators and Fathers of the Poor will not object if we withdraw Sister Elisabeth Turgis. I assure you we have great need of her here and, … 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.
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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 articles which they themselves wanted … 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.
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(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.
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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

Louise, Letter 0023. To Sister Elisabeth Martin

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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.
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One of the Daughters of Charity (at Angers) (1640) My dear Sister, How I share in your suffering! I would want you to relieve your pain by the continual thought that you are in the … Read More

Louise, Letter 0047. 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.
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at Angers La Chapelle, Feast of Saint Anne (July 26, 1640) Monsieur, I am well aware of your frequent trips out of the city and of a certain disorder among our daughters there. I do … Read More

Louise, Letter 0029. 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.
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(at Angers) July 9, 1640 Monsieur, The short distance between La Chapelle and Paris has permitted me to receive the two letters you were so kind as to write to me since your little trip. … Read More

Louise, Letter 0028. (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.
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(1640) I humbly beg your Charity to take the trouble to let us know if tomorrow after dinner is a suitable time so that I can inform our four sisters. I forgot to mention Sister … Read More