The Strength of Mercy

Four Weeks with Louise de Marillac (7x4)
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SKU 978-1-56548-623-2
ISBN Number: 978-1-56548-623-2
Page Count: 100
Format: Paperback
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In this age when hope sometimes seems far off, The Strength of Mercy shows the courage of one woman, Louise de Marillac, in living God's plan for her amid difficulties—a model for the twenty-first century.

A four-week companion: 4 x 7 daily reflections
Louise de Marillac, born out of wedlock into an aristocratic family, young widow and mother of a son, fully committed her life to all those who were suffering, regardless of who they were. In Paris together with St. Vincent de Paul she founded a community of Sisters, who dedicated themselves to care for the sick and for the poor. The Daughters of Charity, one of the largest Catholic women religious communities are active today in more than 100 countries.

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"Louise de Marillac (August 12, 1591 - March 15, 1660), was born out of wedlock into an aristocratic family, she grew up to become a young widow and the mother of a son. She fully committed her life to all those who were suffering, regardless of who they were. In Paris together with St. Vincent de Paul she founded a community of Sisters, who dedicated themselves to care for the sick and for the poor. The Daughters of Charity, one of the largest Catholic women religious communities are active today in more than 100 countries. "The Strength of Mercy : Four weeks with Louise de Marillac" by Sr. M. Veronika H„usler, D.C. (who is a Caritas theologian, a spiritual director, and a Daughter of Charity) is an inherently inspired and inspiring instructional guide and study that is very highly recommended for church and seminary collections, as well as the personal reading lists of all members of the Roman Catholic community."

- The Midwest Book Review, Wisconsin Bookwatch

“In this age when hope sometimes seems far off, "The Strength of Mercy" shows the courage of one woman, Louise de Marillac, in living God's plan for her amid difficulties--a model for the twenty-first century”

- Marie Poole, D.C.

“Sister Veronika Hausler’s work provides a contemporary and practical tool for personal and group reflection on the Vincentian Charism as exemplified in the lived experience and writings of St. Louise.”

- Louise Sullivan, D.C.

About the Author

Sr. M. Veronika Häusler, D.C. is a Caritas theologian and spiritual director. As a Daughter of Charity, she vividly brings to us Louise’s life and her encouraging message for our own spiritual journey.

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Price $12.95
Publication Date Jan 31, 2018
Author Sr. M. Veronika Häusler
Format Paperback
Page Count 100