Faced with potential difficulties in obtaining Church approval of the Daughters of Charity, St. Louise undertakes a pilgrimage to Chartres to ask for the help of Our Lady.
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Watch as Father Bertrand Collignon of Paroisse Sainte-Louise-de-Marillac in Drancy, France, explains why according to him, St. Louise de Marillac is the first feminist of France! Also, watch a LIVE PRAYER VIGIL for the Feast of St. Louise tomorrow at 2:15PM Eastern.
“In all of her teaching and with every fiber of her being, Louise de Marillac transmitted the flame that was alive in her, a love for humanity drawn from a love for Christ Incarnate.” – Sr. Élisabeth Charpy, D.C.
This month, on May 9, we celebrate the Feast Day of St. Louise de Marillac. A presentation takes a look at her experiences of caring for the sick and dying in France. In her letters we can see many parallels with our situation today.
See a presentation on the focus on the Heart of Jesus in the spirituality of St. Louise.
St. Louise de Marillac died in 1660, yet she wasn’t canonized until 1934. Here is a very brief presentation about her canonization.
On that day in May of 1629, neither Vincent nor Louise was aware of just how far that journey of service leadership would take her nor of its ramifications for the Church and for the service of generations of persons in need.
What lessons can be learned by observing key points in the life of St. Louise de Marillac? SlideShare presentation with Bible references.
St. Louise de Marillac was a pioneer social worker, educator, and advocate. Her projects were implemented according to surprisingly modern standards of care and were the basis for other developments in their respective fields.
The greatness of Louise de Marillac can never be understood until this false image of a timid, dour, drab and cheerless woman has been put aside…