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GOING DEEPER …. MINISTERS OF MERCY

February 20 1837 Eugene wrote a letter to Fr. Guigues who was staying with the parish priest of  Theys, close to Grenoble.  It appears that Fr. Guigues was struggling with a group of youth who appeared to be unrepentant for … Continue reading

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GOING DEEPER … SOLIDARITY IN THE EPISCOPATE

Eugene’s episcopate is not an “in name only” thing for him – he takes it very seriously.  His heart continues to grow in love of the poor – and the different faces of the poor also grows. “I am thinking … Continue reading

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GOING DEEPER WITH A GOOD ATTITUDE

In his letter of October 17, 1833 Eugene invites Henri Tempier to optimism. “So you have the advantage of enjoying the pleasure of surprise when, contrary to your expectation, things go better than you thought they would. It makes up … Continue reading

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GOING DEEPER … AND WAITING FOR GOD’S MERCY

Eugene having met with the French Ambassador in Rome knows exactly what he has been charged with, the Ambassador having made it very plain that should Eugene try to return to Marseilles that he will be stopped.  The French government … Continue reading

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GOING DEEPER IN TENDERNESS AND MERCY

 “However, my dear mother, you must know that, although you are very far away from me, you are always present to me, and that tomorrow especially there will be no distance at all in my mind, surrounded as I shall … Continue reading

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