Ephemerides: August, 19

Francisco Javier Fernández ChentoVincentian ephemeridesLeave a Comment

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1642: Letter of Louise to Vincent indicating the difficulties of place the abandoned children in Bicetre.

1655: Louise writes to the Daughters in Poland explaining to them the meaning of community life and the need for inculturation.

1724: The 9th General Assembly of the Congregation comes to a close with the signing of the Bull of Clement XI Unigenitus which condemned Jansenism. Fr. Vonnet, at the beginning of the Assembly expelled Frs. Himbert (assistant general and admonitor of the General) and Phiopaid for their refusal to reject Jansenism.

1870: The first Daughters of Charity and four Vincentian missionaries arrive in Ecuador.

1936: Three Daughters of Charity working in Valencia, Spain are executed by a firing squad.

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