Louise de Marillac zealously pursued the glory of God. Her zeal gave her the energy, often in spite of illness, to travel throughout France encouraging the Daughters of Charity and the Ladies of Charity to serve the poor with respect and compassion.
St. Vincent de Paul
The quote speaks about the self-giving love that we celebrate on Holy Thursday, the mystery and pain of Jesus’ death on Good Friday, the hope of Holy Saturday and the promise and power of new life that is Easter.
By Sr. Regina Bechtle St. Francis de Sales’ feast is January 24. He was an influential adviser, colleague and friend of St. Vincent de Paul in early 16th century France. Image: "San Francisco de Sales" (detail) by Francisco Bayeu y Subías In De...