May 9: Feast of St. Louise de Marillac

by | May 6, 2016 | Formation

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In the article “The Concept of Consecration in the Writings of Louise de Marillac,” Sr. Carmen Urrizburu, DC, notes that in the convent where Louise was placed as a child after the death of her father,

she came to understand that ‘consecration’ implied silence and prayer, liturgical worship and community life, an ascetical life, interior devoutness, vows…”

but as time passed, Louise

clothed herself in an attitude that enabled her to imitate Jesus on a permanent basis… an attitude that was received as gift and grace and that led her to configure her life with that of Jesus.”

Read the full article at the Vincentian Encyclopedia, or view the SlideShare presentation below for a synopsis with illustrations. To download this presentation or for other viewing options, please visit this link on VinFormation. This presentation is also available in French/en Français.

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