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HOW CAN I EXPRESS THE SORROW THAT I FEEL AT THE SIGHT OF SUCH GREAT DISORDERS?

I no longer feel anything from my fall, so let there be no more mention of it. While proceeding from Gap to Notre Dame du Laus. the carriage provided by the Bishop of Gap overturned as it approached the village … Continue reading

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CONFLICT BETWEEN THE DIMENSION OF THE CITIZEN AND THAT OF THE BELIEVER

Eugene’s ministry had led to the founding of the Missionary Oblates specifically to heal the destructive effects of the 1789 Revolution on the religion of the people and to rebuild the ravaged Church. Now, nearly 30 years later, strong elements … Continue reading

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WHO CARES WHETHER POLITICIANS ARE HURT OR NOT

Eugene was Vicar General of his uncle Fortuné, Bishop of Marseille, and was closely involved in the pastoral letters sent out by his uncle. The Mazenods were always fearless when it came to defending the rights of the church against … Continue reading

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