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Eachinkadu Novitiate & LEW

Religious have accepted Jesus' invitation, "If you want to be my disciple, renounce yourself, take up your daily cross, and follow me." (Lk 9:23) Firstly renunciation of self is an absolute necessity. This counsel contains certain definite directions,

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Education

During the seventeenth century many noticed that the children of the poor tended to be antisocial and libertine for want of instruction. The need to provide them with education was keenly felt. Between 1650 and 1700,

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Marie Louise Trichet

Marie Louise Trichet was born in Poitiers, France on May 7, 1684. Her parents were Mr. Julien Trichet and Françoise Lecoq. Mr. Julien exercised the profession of attorney to the presidential council of Poitiers.

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Montfort and the Cross

Spirituality of crosses crisscrosses and indeed permeates Montfort’s life and writings. Fr. Barmondiere’s sudden death, poor conditions in Fr. Boucher’s hostel, the sickness during the winter of 1694-95, cruel treatment under

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Montfort and the poor

St. Louis Mary Grignion de Montfort, from his early years, developed a special love for the poor. While studying at Rennes (1684-92), he joined the Sodality of our Lady which provided him with opportunity to help the poor. While at school,

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Montfort founder

On Dec.06, 1700, Fr. Montfort wrote to his spiritual director, Fr. Leschassier, "I feel a tremendous urge to make our Lord and his holy Mother loved, to go in a humble and simple way to teach catechism to the poor in country places and to arouse in sinners a devotion

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Montfort Missionary

From his youth, St. Louis de Montfort showed much interest to teach catechism and to speak about Jesus and Mary. Towards the close of Louis' studies in Rennes, he came into contact with Fr. Jean Leuduger, a great Briton missionary,

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Montfort Mystic

The term ‘mysticism’ has been defined by many writers with slight variations in emphasis. Mysticism is as old as humanity’s search for an experience of the Absolute. It existed in Judaism as well as in other religions.

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