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Mother Chappuis and Father Brisson

The Very Reverend Father Brisson was professor at the Diocesan Seminary of Troyes and confessor to the Visitation Monastery in the same city. For more than thirty years he was daily importuned by the holy Superioress, Mother Mary de Sales Chappuis, who urged him constantly to found a Congregation of priests whose members would live […]

Mystic Mother Chappuis Becomes Superior

Part 3 Sister Mary de Sales is Named Superior of the Monastery of Troyes The Monastery of the Visitation in Troyes France was founded in 1631. During the Revolution of 1789 the Sisters were forced to leave their enclosure and seek shelter in different houses of that city. In 1807 they returned to their convent, […]

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 […]