Have you ever considered the Life of Louise de Marillac as parable?
Parables such as “The Prodigal Son” are central to Jesus’ teaching method. A parable can be any story which is intended to teach lessons or principles, and they often involve a character who faces a moral dilemma. This is how Fr. Dennis Berry S.T. presents the life of St. Louise de Marillac to us… creatively he highlights certain themes in her life so that we can understand, relate, and follow her example.
The presentation now comes with accompanying links to the Bible passages referred to for easier reflection.
Dealing With Rejection
Dealing With Anxiety & Seeming Failure
Mark 9:14-29; The Healing of a Boy with a Spirit
Luke 2:41-52; The Boy Jesus in the Temple
Luke 7:11-17; Jesus Raises the Widow’s Son at Nain
Luke 8:40-56; A Girl Restored to Life and a Woman Healed
Matthew 1:18-23; The Birth of Jesus the Messiah
Living With Darkness & the Power of Prayer
Learning to Trust God
Coming to believe in self, God’s Purpose & Plan
Learning to Relax and Listen
Peace & Freedom in Service