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Sunday 5 November 2017
by  Ronald Witherup

Visit to Dominicans at Langeac

The weekend of October 20, 2017 was an eventful one at the Monastery of Saint Catherine of Siena in Langeac, in the Auvergne region of France. The cloistered Dominican Sisters there held an annual meeting of the Association that supports the monastery on Saturday, October 21st. They invited (...)

Thursday 7 September 2017
by  Ronald Witherup

Visit to St Anne’s Parish, Detroit

Gabriel RICHARD, PSS (1767-1832), was a French Sulpician priest who labored in the United States for many years among the French-speaking settlers in the area of Detroit (Michigan) and among the native American Indians of the region. He arrived in the United States in 1792, having been sent by (...)

Thursday 25 May 2017
by  Ronald Witherup

Villa Olier

After extensive renovations and a renaming, the Villa Olier in Catonsville, Maryland, just outside Baltimore, is now home to ten retired Sulpicians from the U.S. Province, plus a local Superior. Formerly known as Saint Charles Villa, the independent living facility was entirely gutted and (...)

Sunday 2 April 2017
by  Ronald Witherup

Death of M. Jean-Jacques OLIER

April 2, 2017 is the 360th anniversary of the death of Father Jean-Jacques OLIER, founder of the Society of the Priests of Saint Sulpice (Sulpicians), and remarkable mystic and reformer from the seventeenth century. This year also commemorates the 375th anniversary of the arrival of Father (...)

Friday 3 March 2017
by  Ronald Witherup

New Book on Madeleine Delbrêl

A Sulpician, Father Bernard PITAUD, has just published in French another book on one of his preferred topics, Madeleine Delbrêl (1904-1964), the French author, poet, and mystic, whose cause for sainthood is underway. The title is Madeleine Delbrêl, des rencontres décisives, Bruyères-le-Châtel, (...)


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