Life of the venerable Louise de Marillac, Mademoiselle le Gras

foundress of the company of sisters of charity of St. Vincent de Paul by Lovat, Alice Mary Weld-Blundell Fraser Baroness

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Life of the venerable Louise de Marillac (Mademoiselle le Gras) foundress of the company of Sisters of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul, By Baroness Alice Mary Weld-Blundell Fraser Lovat. Life of Mademoiselle La Gras (Louise de Marillac), foundress of the Sister of Charity: preceded by letters of Mgr. Mermilod and A. Fiat. by Richemont, Marie-Charlotte-Victoire, comtesse de,Sister of Charity. Share your thoughts Complete your review. Tell readers what you thought by rating and reviewing this book. Rate it * You Rated it *. Great book depicting the life of St. Louise de Marillac. I found the first half of the book very captivating. As it continues, the details of the life of St. Louise tends to fade into the background and the narrative becomes more about the Daughters of Charity and her work with St. Vincent DePaul - which is not NOT interesting; it is just a bit dry and lacks the excitement that I imagine could /5(2).   Discover Book Depository's huge selection of B Fraser books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. Life of the Venerable Louise de Marillac. Alice Mary Weld-Blundell Fraser B Lovat. 21 Mar Paperback. US$ Life of the Venerable Louise de Marillac (Mademoiselle Le Gras) Alice Mary Weld-Blundell Fraser Lovat.

(Spiritual Writings of Louise de Marillac, A.2, p. 1). Ten years were to pass before that design of God was to be realized, and Louise was blessed in having as Director a man who held it as a cardinal principle that one must always walk a pace or two behind the Providence of God on the road of life, and that to overtake Providence on that road.   Today, Monday March 15 is the feast day of St. Louise de Marillac. In an Octo post entitled St. Louise de Marillac and Unborn Jesus – we talked about the chaplet that St. Louise developed to honor Unborn Jesus. In a book published in by Benziger Brothers, Life of Mademoiselle Le Gras (Louise de Marillac) Foundress of the Sisters of Charity, we are given a little . Around , Vincent de Paul was greatly tormented by doubts concerning God. He became conscious of the emptiness, the uselessness of his life as priest. About , Louise de Marillac plunged into “a dark night of the soul,” a period of depression. She questioned her life and her future and began to doubt the existence of God. Le Gras, Venerable Louise de Marillac - Founder of the Sisters of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul, d. Leibniz, System of - A thorough overview of the life and views of Leibniz Lemberg - Seat of a Latin, a Uniat Ruthenian, and a Uniat Armenian archbishopric L'Enfant, Pierre-Charles - .

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Life of the venerable Louise de Marillac (Mademoiselle le Gras) - Scholar's Choice EditionAuthor: Alice Lady Lovat. Early life. Louise de Marillac was born out of wedlock on Aug near Le Meux, now in the department of Oise, in never knew her mother. Louis de Marillac, Lord of Ferrires (), claimed her as his natural daughter yet not his legal heir.

Louis was a member of the prominent de Marillac family and was a widower at the time of Louise’s ied: May 9,Vatican by Pope Benedict XV. Le Gras, LOUISE DE MARILLAC, VENERABLE, foundress of the Sisters of Charity of St.

Vincent de Paul, b. at Paris, Augdaughter of Louis de Marillac, Lord of Ferrieres, and Marguerite LeCamus; d. there, Ma Her mother having died soon after the birth of Louise, the education of the latter devolved upon her father, a man of blameless life.

Vincent sends Mile. Le Gras to visit the Confraternities of the Province — Mile. Pollalion — Pestilence in France — Death of Marguerite Naseau — Maternal Solicitude of Louise 79 CHAPTER VI. — Fortune and Disgrace of the Uncles of Louise — Marshal de Marillac dies on the Scaffold — and the Chancellor in Prison — Mile.

Louise was a member of the powerful de Marillac family and was well educated. Poor health prevented her from joining the strict order of Poor Clares, and in she married Antoine Le Gras (secretary to Queen Marie de Médicis of France), by whom she had a son, Michel.

Widowed inshe had already chosen Vincent de Paul as her spiritual guide, and he encouraged her to undertake charitable. "'At the beginning of May (), Louise had been gravely ill; she died 15 March (Elizabeth Charpy, D. C, "Louise de Marillac: Come Wind or High Water-Un the Evening of her Life," Echo of the Company ()].

31Calvet describes Antoine Le Gras Life of the venerable Louise de Marillac "Secretary of the Household to the Queen, Marie de Medicis, a sufficiently minor. Louise de Marillac, also called Louise Le Gras, (Aug - Ma ) was the co-founder, with Saint Vincent de Paul, of the Mademoiselle le Gras book of Charity.

As the first leader of the Daughters, she was devoted to serving Jesus Christ through work with the poor and corporal and spiritual works of.

As you can see clearly, there is an attestation on the reverse side of the medallion stating: “Cet image a été peint de la propre main de la venerable Louise de Marillac, veuve de M.

le Gras, secretaire de la reine Marie de Medicis, et 1ere Supérieure de la Compagnie. Morte le 15 mars (This image was painted by the very hand of the. Introduction On March 15th,between am and noon, after generously sharing her blessings with the Daughters of Charity, Louise de Marillac’s life came to an end.

She was almost sixty-nine years old. Life of Mademoiselle Le Gras (Louise de Marillac), foundress of the Sisters of Charity [electronic resource]: preceded by letters of Mgr. Mermillod, Bishop of Lausanne, and of very Rev.

Fiat / translated from the French by a Sister of Charity Benziger Bros New York ; Cincinnati. Wikipedia Citation. Life of the venerable Louise de Marillac (Mademoiselle le Gras). New York, Longmans, Green, (OCoLC) Named Person: Louise de Marillac, Saint; Louise de Marillac, Saint: Material Type: Biography, Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Alice Mary Weld-Blundell Fraser Lovat, baroness.

BOOK ONE. CHAPTER 1: Birth of Mademoiselle le Gras. Her education. Her practices in her youth. Louise de Marillac was born in Paris, of Louis de Marillac, "sieur de Ferrieres", and of Marguerite le Camus, 12th August, She was left motherless in her.

One thing is clear: this woman, Louise de Marillac or Mademoiselle Le Gras (whichever you prefer) has, for the most part, been unknown. Furthermore, an endless series of clichés and stereotypes have distorted her true personality.

Someone has said that this woman has had no luck. Venerable Louise de MarillacMademoiselle le Gras, The: Foundress of the Daughters of Charity of Saint Vincent de Paul [wife, widow, friend of St.

Vincent de Paul, Foundress: ] Year Published & Pages: p. Condition: binding (fair) pages (good) Product Reference #: Get this from a library. Life of the venerable Louise de Marillac (Mademoiselle le Gras) foundress of the company of Sisters of Charity of St.

Vincent de Paul. Read in: EspañolFrançaisItaliano Louise de Marillac engaged in a tireless search for God. She was a member of the Marillac family, one of the more influential noble families of seventeenth century France.

From the time of her baptism (Aug ), Louise’s father recognized her as his child. At a very young age Louise was [ ]. Although Saint Louise de Marillac was canonized inthere are but few people in Australia who know anything about her.

This short work will be an attempt to condense a life which, for the frail and delicate woman she was, abounded amazingly in good works. Pope Pius XII compared her work in the world with that of St. Teresa in the cloister. Saint Louise de Marillac: co-foundress of the Daughters of Charity; Louise de Marillac [by] Joseph I.

Dirvin; Life of the Venerable Louise de Marillac (Mademoiselle Le Gras) foundress of the company of Sisters of c Holy humanity: the legacy of Louise de Marillac / John Honner. Ven. Louise de Marillac Le Gras. From the Catholic Encyclopedia. Foundress of the Sisters of Charity of St.

Vincent de Paul, born at Paris, 12 August,daughter of Louis de Marillac, Lord of Ferri res, and Marguerite Le Camus; died there, 15 March, main page.

| 0 comment Life of the Venerable Louise de Marillac (Mademoiselle Le Gras) Foundress of the Company of Sisters of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul. Unlike St. Vincent, who was of humble origin, St. Louise de Marillac was born in and grew up in an illustrious French family.

Like St. Vincent, however, she was to attain to sainthood through trials, difficulties, and suffering. At the age of 22, she married Antoine Le Gras, Secretary to the Queen Regent, Marie de Medicis.

Louise de Marillac, widow Le Gras, was the foundress of the religious society known as the Sisters of Charity. She was beatified last June.

There are. Foundress of the Sisters of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul, born at Paris, 12 August,daughter of Louis de Marillac, Lord of Ferri res, and Marguerite Le Camus ; died there, 15 March, Her mother having died soon after the birth of Louise, the education of the latter devolved upon her father, a man of blameless life.

In her earlier years she was confided to the care of her aunt, a. Morte le 15 mars (This image was painted by the very hand of the venerable Louise de Marillac, widow of Monsieur le Gras, secretary of the queen Marie de Medicis, and first Superioress of the Company.

Died, Ma )”. Life of Mademoiselle Le Gras (Louise De Marillac): Foundress of the Sisters of Charity. by Anonymous | SAINT LOUISE DE MARILLAC Mademosielle Le Gras Co-Foundress of the Daughters of Charity of Saint Vincent De Paul.

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Pralard in Paris. Foundress of the Sisters of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul, born at Paris, 12 August,daughter of Louis de Marillac, Lord of Ferri res, and Marguerite Le Camus; died there, 15 March, Her mother having died soon after the birth of Louise, the education of the latter devolved upon her father, a man of blameless life.

Her youngest daughter, Muriel Mary Rose, became a nun with the Sisters of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul. In fact, Alice wrote a book titled, “Life of the venerable Louise de Marillac (Mademoiselle le Gras) foundress of the company of Sisters of Charity of St.

Vincent de Paul”. Saint Louise de Marillac,daughter of Louis de Marillac and an unknown mother. She married Antoine le Gras, February 5,and lost him in death, Decem They had a son Michel. She placed her confidence in her spiritual director, Vincent de Paul, who eventually used her in his charitable works.Soon Vincent and Louise had begun the Sisters of Charity of St.

Vincent de Paul. Many women joined the order, and Louise was elected the Superior. Louise found true happiness in her work. She established hospitals, schools, and orphanages all over France. By the time Louise died in40 convents of the Sisters of Charity had been established.Louise de Marillac.

Back to top. Holiness. If humility, simplicity and charity, which produce support, are well established among you, your little Company will be made up of as many saints as there are persons. Louise de Marillac, L – Sister Cecile Agnes, January 8, Back to top. Hope.