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Jeanne Jugan, Sister Marie of the Cross foundress of the Institute of the Little Sisters of the Poor, 1792-1879. by Francis Trochu

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Published by Newman Press in Westminster, Md .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Jugan, Jeanne, 1792?-1879,
  • Little Sisters of the Poor

Book details:

Edition Notes

Translation of La servante de Dieu, Jeanne Jugan, Soeur Marie de la Croix.

StatementTranslated by Hugh Montgomery.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBX4705.J79 T72 1950
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 288 p.
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6089760M
LC Control Number51005570
OCLC/WorldCa3741318

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Get this from a library! Jeanne Jugan, Sister Marie of the Cross, foundress of the Institute of the Little Sisters of the Poor, [Francis Trochu] -- Jeanne Jugan (Octo - Aug ), also known as Sister Mary of the Cross, L.S.P., was a French woman who became known for the dedication of her life to the neediest of the elderly. Get this from a library! Jeanne Jugan, Sister Marie of the Cross: foundress of the Institute of the Little Sisters of the Poor, [Francis Trochu]. Jeanne Jugan, also known as Sister Mary of the Cross, was canonized by Pope Benedict XVI in October Saint Jeanne Jugan, foundress of the Little Sisters of the Poor, was not recognized as such until after her death/5(5). St. Jeanne Jugan, also known as Sister Mary of the Cross, L.S.P. was born on Octo in the French region of Brittany during the French Revolution. Jeanne grew up as the sixth of eight children to Joseph and Marie Jugan surrounded by a lot of religious and political upheavals.

“God wants me for himself, he is keeping me for a work which is not yet founded.” “Do not call me Jeanne Jugan. All that is left of her is Sister Mary of the Cross, unworthy though she is of that lovely name.” “What happiness for us, to be a Little Sister of the Poor!” “It is a great grace that God has given you in calling you to serve the poor.”. St Mary of the Cross Jugan () Photo. St Mary of the Cross (in the world: Jeanne Jugan) was born at Cancale, in Brittany, France, on 25 October in the turbulent period of the French Revolution. She was the sixth of eight children, four of whom died in infancy. Their fisherman father was lost at sea when Jeanne was only four. Reflection. Jeanne Jugan saw Christ in what Saint Teresa of Calcutta would describe as his “distressing disguises.” With great confidence in God’s providence and the intercession of Saint Joseph, she begged willingly for the many homes that she opened, relying on the good example of the Sisters and the generosity of benefactors who knew the good that the Sisters were : Franciscan Media. Jeanne Jugan: Sister Marie of the Cross, Foundress of the Institute of the Little Sisters of the Poor [life of a poor girl whose work grew into the establishment of over houses to provide a home & food for o old people on a daily basis] Author: Trochu, Abbe Francis / Hugh Montgomery, tr / Cardinal Roques, intro by.

Sainte Jeanne Jugan, brittany, france, French Vintage Medal, pendant, round, metal, sister Marie de la Croix. frenchvintagebeauty 5 out of 5 stars (39) $ Favorite. News and Events COVID Updates from Mother Gertude Mary Ongoing 8th Annual Dinner by the Bite Sunday, Octo Walk-n-Rollathon Saturday, Ap 15th Annual Golf Outing Monday, 7th Annual Dinner by the Bite Sunday, Octo 14th Annual Golf Outing Monday, May [ ]. From the time she was a little girl, Jeanne Jugan knew how it felt to be in need. She was born in revolutionary-era France in , and her father was a fisherman who was lost at sea. Her mother struggled to find ways to support her family in their small village. Sister Mary of the Cross became Jeanne’s religious name. On the 14th of February, , all four will take their names in religion and Jeanne Jugan will become Sister Mary of the Cross. They will change their titles of Servants of the Poor into that of Sisters of the Poor, this title itself being replaced at Nantes in .