Monthly Archives: April 2015

GOING DEEPER … MY REWARD MUST COME FROM GOD

On November28 1834 Eugene wrote to Bishop L. Frezza, Secretary of the Congregation for Extraordinary Affairs, in in Rome assuring them of his obedience and his abandoning his self to God. […] So as not to cause the least distress … Continue reading

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GOING DEEPER … AND ENTRUSTING MYSELF TO THE BENEVOLENCE OF THE CHURCH

In November 1834 Eugene wrote to Cardinal Thomas Bernetti, Secretary of State in Rome, in response to a letter from Rome to cease and desist any actions against the French government, this would include trying to clear his name and … Continue reading

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GOING DEEPER … ALLOWING GOD TO NOURISH THOSE WHO SERVE

In response to a request from Fr. Aubert, Novice Master at Aix, Eugene wrote back concerning Fr. Auberts request to also attend a retreat that the novices would be attending. “I appreciate that it would be to your liking to … Continue reading

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GOING DEEPER … AS A VAST HORIZON CONTINUES TO OPEN BEFORE US

On October 18, 1834 Eugene wrote to Fr. Guibert at Notre Dame du Laus to inform him that he was to become the Superior of the new mission in Corsica.In October of 1834 Eugene writes again to Fr Aubert. “My … Continue reading

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GOING DEEPER … ONE CANNOT BE TOO GRATEFUL

In another letter to Fr. Guigues, OMI at Notre Dame de l’Osier Eugene writes of gratitude towards the Bishop that they are serving. “You cannot be too grateful to the Bishop of Grenoble for his immeasurable goodwill towards you. Always … Continue reading

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GOING DEEPER … WITH INTERIOR REGULARITY

In October of 1834 Eugene again wrote to Father Guigues, OMI who was at Notre Dame de l’Osier, about the success of the apostolate at l’Osiesr being due to regularity. “Interior regularity and your fidelity to the Rule have brought … Continue reading

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GOING DEEPER … BEING TRUE TO ONESELF

In October of 1834 Eugene also wrote to Father Guigues, OMI who was at Notre Dame de l’Osier, which was a retreat house.  He wrote on how to treat visiting diocesan priests who most likely did not have the same … Continue reading

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GOING DEEPER … A PERIOD OF INCLULTURATION

In October of 1834 Eugene wrote to Fr. Courtès about the relationship with the Novice Master and the Novices, as well as the behaviour of the novices themselves.  It was quite detailed with a lot of ‘dos’ and ‘don’t’s’ and I admit that … Continue reading

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GOING DEEPER … CO-OPERATORS WITH EACH OTHER

We find in September of 1834 Eugene writing to the Bishop in response to a request to open a Major Seminary in Ajaccio.  This is something that will stretch the resources of the young congregation, however Eugene is approaching it with … Continue reading

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GOING DEEPER … CO-OPERATORS WITH EACH OTHER

In August of 1834 Eugene wrote to Fathers Guiges and Dassy at Notre Dame de l’Osier, letting them know that he will be sending out another person, Fr. Vincens.  It was a wonderful letter – where he was writing as would … Continue reading

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