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Le monde, en vain, par ses biens

Le monde, en vain, par ses biens

Author: Louis Marie Grignon
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Author: Louis Marie Grignon

Grignon, Louis Marie, son of J. B. Grignon, Sieur de la Bacheleraie, was born Jan. 31, 1673, at Montfort, near Rennes, and is generally known as Grignon de Montfort, or as de Montfort. He was ordained priest in 1700, and devoted himself principally to conducting missions and retreats, after 1711 in the diocese of La Rochelle. He died April 28, 1716, at Saint-Laurent-sur-Sevre, Vendee. In 1833 he was decreed the Venerable, in 1870 advanced to the grade of the Blessed, but has not yet been formally canonised. His hymns were collected as Cantiques des Missions composes par Louis-Marie Grignon de Montfort, Poitiers, 1763, the most complete and authentic ed. being that of Poitiers, 1865. The two best known in English are:— 1. Benissons… Go to person page >

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First Line: Le monde, en vain, par ses biens
Author: Louis Marie Grignon
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