August 19, 2006

St. John Eudes

St. John Eudes was born in Normandy, France, in November 1601. He attended a Jesuit college and joined the Congregation of the Oratory of France. A priest, missionary and preacher, he ministered to plague victims. The saint also established seminaries. In 1643 he founded the Congregation of Jesus and Mary (the Eudists), but he never...
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