Saints of the Week

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Saint Louise de Marillac

I must abandon myself continuously to the Providence of God and imitate, insofar as I am able, the life of Our Lord.

    Facts about St. Louise de Marillac

  • She was a 17th century French wife and mother who was active in parish life.
  • At the time of her husband's death, she met Vincent de Paul and devoted the rest of her life to working with him.
  • Together, they founded the Daughters of Charity, a society devoted to serving Jesus Christ in the poor.