Articles for Jeanne Antide Thouret

Journey of St. Joan Antida Thouret

The story of St. Joan Antida Thouret (also known as Jeanne Antide Thouret (in French), and Giovanna Antida Thouret (in Italian)), is a great inspiration for us as Vincentians: basically “Don’t give up just because things seem to be going badly.”

A way called Charity: Thouret Foundation marks 10th anniversary

The Thouret Foundation of the Sisters of Charity celebrates ten years of service to the poorest in the peripheries of the world, giving hope to people.

Feast Day: St. Joan Antida Thouret – May 23

The beautiful story of St. Joan Antida Thouret and her Sisters still working today in 26 countries.

St. Joan Antida Thouret in Her Own Words

Brief biography and a video with quotes of St. Joan Antida Thouret whose feast day was this week.

St. Joan Antida Thouret in Her Own Words

May 23: Feast of St. Joan Antida Thouret

At 22, Joan Antida Thouret left her home and joined the Daughters of Charity. This life is an exile– a desert we must cross to reach our only true homeland which is heaven. – Saint Joan Antida Thouret https://youtu.be/rNIVuqOgZ8g In 1793, when the French Revolution...

The spread of the charism of charity

The spread of the charism of charity

Persecution led a former Daughter of Charity on the path to sanctity and who in turn inspired others to sanctity. From St. Jeanne Antide Thouret to St. Agostina Pietrantoni whose story VinFormation presents. When the Daughters of Charity were disbanded during the...

Door of Faith: St. Agostina Pietrantoni

Door of Faith: St. Agostina Pietrantoni

St. Agostina is an inspiring example of the Vincentian blend of contemplation and action. She had a great devotion to the Mother of God, and her favorite prayer was the Rosary. She served the sick at Santo Spirito Hospital, saying: “We will lie down for such a long time after death that it is worthwhile to keep standing while we are alive. Let us work now; one day we will rest.”

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