Monthly Archives: September 2020

SAINT EUGENE, FOUNDER OF A CONGREGATION OF MISSIONARIES – IN HIS OWN WORDS

1815 : Eugene understands that God was calling him to invite other like-minded men to participate in his missionary dream It is the second time in my life that I am making a decision of the utmost importance as a … Continue reading

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SAINT EUGENE, MARTYR OF CHARITY – IN HIS OWN WORDS

I encountered among these poor prisoners whom I helped spiritually and materially… only grateful souls, hearts full of affection who responded perfectly to the caring charity that I felt for them Diary, 31 March, 1839, E.O. XX I have all … Continue reading

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SAINT EUGENE, MINISTER OF GOD-GIVEN HUMAN DIGNITY

1813: The beginning of Eugene’s preaching to the most abandoned: Come now and learn from us what you are in the eyes of faith. Poor of Jesus Christ, afflicted, wretched, suffering, sick, covered with sores, etc., all you whom misery … Continue reading

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SAINT EUGENE, PRIEST OF THE MOST ABANDONED – IN HIS OWN WORDS

1812 : returned to Aix as a young priest and lived in the house of his mother in the center of the city My major occupation will be to love Him, my greatest concern will be to make Him loved … Continue reading

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SAINT EUGENE, THE PRIEST WHO AIMED TO LOVE WITH THE LOVE OF JESUS CHRIST  – IN HIS OWN WORDS

Impelled by a force from outside of himself, Eugene left Aix and followed: The vocation that called me to dedicate myself to the service and happiness of my neighbour, whom I loved with the love of Jesus Christ for people. … Continue reading

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SAINT EUGENE, TRANSFORMED BY HIS ENCOUNTER WITH JESUS CHRIST – IN HIS OWN WORDS

Around the age of 24 Eugene entered a period of self-searching, a journey that reached a high-point one Good Friday: So I had looked for happiness outside of God, and outside him I found but affliction and chagrin. Blessed, a … Continue reading

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SAINT EUGENE, A LOST YOUNG MAN – IN HIS OWN WORDS

1802 – At the insistence of his mother, Eugene returned to France at the age of 20. His mother had divorced his father in order to regain the family wealth from the Revolutionary authorities who had confiscated the properties of … Continue reading

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EUGENE, THE YOUNG NOBLEMAN IN EXILE – IN HIS OWN WORDS

1791 – beginning of 11 years of emigration in Nice, Turin, Venice, Naples and Palermo – years of flight and fear and changing fortunes. ESCAPE TO NICE “As he had been declared under arrest by the revolutionaries, on his return … Continue reading

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JOIN THE MAZENODIAN FAMILY IN PRAYER TODAY

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INVITATION TO OUR MONTHLY ORAISON WITH THE MAZENODIAN FAMILY

Invitation to our monthly oraison with the Mazenodian Family. More info at https://tiny.cc/oraison

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