Louise, Letter 0027. To my very dear 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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(at Angers) (c. 1640) My very dear Sister, With all my heart I share in your suffering, and I lovingly praise God for the courage which His goodness is giving to you. I think that … Read More

Louise, Letter 0022. 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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May 29, 1640 Monsieur, Just a word to express my humble gratitude for all your goodness to our daughters and for sending me news of them. May God be your eternal recompense! I am very … Read More

Louise, Letter 0021. 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 Paris, May 26, 1640 Monsieur, The seriousness of my illness forces me to ask someone else to write to you for me to express my profound gratitude for the honor of your last … Read More

Louise, Letter 0044. 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 Archdeacon and Canon of the Church of Paris—fie de la Citi (May 1640) Monsieur, The fever which has racked me for the past two weeks with some rather bad effects prevents me from … Read More

Louise, Letter 0020. 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 Paris, May 6, 1640 Monsieur, I must make use of the hand of another to respond to the letter which you were so good as to write to me on the thirtieth of … Read More

Louise, Letter 0019. 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 AngersMay 3, 1640 Monsieur, We have good reason to praise God who softens by His mercy the lashes which His justice inflicts upon us. Our Sister Geneviève is now better. How worried I would … Read More

Louise, Letter 0018. 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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Monsieur, I beg your pardon for hastening to answer you by return mail, but it is because I had a request made to Monsieur Vincent for missionaries for the places where you would like to … Read More

Louise, Letter 0017. 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 AngersMarch 24, 1640 Monsieur, I have just received the news which your Charity was kind enough to send me. I am somewhat disturbed by it, but with the help of God I will conform … Read More

Louise, Letter 0016. 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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La Chapelle, March 23,1640 Monsieur, Please excuse me for imposing on your Charity. I had promised myself to get news of you every week, either personally or through someone else. Since this has not been … Read More

Louise, Letter 0015. 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 February 26, 1640 Monsieur, By the grace of God, we have arrived safe and sound in Tours. I have decided to hire a coach to take us to Orleans. I humbly thank you … Read More