Chretiens, prenez courage

Chretiens, prenez courage

Author: St. Jean de Brébeuf; Author: J. L. Brouille
Published in 1 hymnal

Author: St. Jean de Brébeuf

Jean de Brébeuf, Jesuit missionary, born at Condé-sur-Vire in Normandy, 25 March, 1593; died in Canada, near Georgian Bay, 16 March, 1649. His desire was to become a lay brother, but he finally entered the Society of Jesus as a scholastic, 8 November, 1617. According to Ragueneau it was 5 October. Though of unusual physical strength, his health gave way completely when he was twenty-eight, which interfered with his studies and permitted only what was strictly necessary, so that he never acquired any extensive theological knowledge. On 19 June, 1625, he arrived in Quebec, with the Recollect, Joseph de la Roche d' Aillon, and in spite of the threat which the Calvinist captain of the ship made to carry him back to France, he remained in the… Go to person page >

Author: J. L. Brouille

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First Line: Chretiens, prenez courage
Author: St. Jean de Brébeuf
Author: J. L. Brouille



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