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Mother Chappuis: 1 — Continued

M. Fleury, the good priest, had been for many years Cure of Soyhieres; but, owing to the terrors of the Revolution, he was compelled to remain in close concealment during the daytime, and it was only under cover of the night that he ventured to issue forth from his hiding-place, in order to breathe for […]

Mother Mary de Sales Chappuis: 1

LIFE OF MOTHER MARY DE SALES CHAPPUIS, OF  THE VISITATION OF HOLY MARY CHAPTER I HER BIRTH AND CHILDHOOD Mary Theresa Chappuis was was born at Soyhieres, a little village on the confines of the Swiss Jura, on the sixteenth of June,1793. Like Saint Francis of Sales, whose favored daughter she was one day to […]

Mystic of the Month — Ven. Mary de Sales Chappuis

We’re beginning a new series to acquaint you with the holy Vistandines who are on their way to formal beatification or canonization but are not well known among the faithful. Why choose Mother Mary de Sales Chappuis to begin the series? Because her close associate, Venerable Louis Brisson OSFS will be beatified this coming September […]