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A MODEL WHO REFLECTS GOD’S COMPASSION AND LOVE

Eugene’s admiration for Alphonsus Liguori was contagious. His moral theology which stressed the compassion and mercy of God became the guiding principle of the Oblate approach to people – especially in the confessional. (cf http://www.eugenedemazenod.net/?p=1651 and http://www.eugenedemazenod.net/?p=654 ) Eugene had … Continue reading

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LEARNING BY WATCHING A ROLE MODEL

We learn by watching good role models. The young Missionaries of Provence, full of enthusiasm but with little experience, needed the example of someone who had successfully achieved what they were setting out to do. This model was Alphonsus of … Continue reading

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I FLATTER MYSELF THAT SOMETIME IN THE FUTURE SOME POPE WILL BEATIFY MY SON…

In his letter to his father Eugene had told him about his venture of bringing together a group of missionaries: … It is a foundation of Missionaries whose duty it will be to cover the countryside and bring people back … Continue reading

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