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Mother Mary de Sales Chappuis -2

Teresa had long felt an interior desire to consecrate herself to God in the cloister. On the 21st of November 1814, the generous young girl quitted the home of her childhood to go where Our Lord called her. She entered the Visitation Monastery of Fribourg, Switzerland. In the following June, Teresa was clothed with the […]

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 […]