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Thursday 7 September 2017
by  Ronald Witherup

Visit to St Anne’s Parish, Detroit

Gabriel RICHARD, PSS (1767-1832), was a French Sulpician priest who labored in the United States for many years among the French-speaking settlers in the area of Detroit (Michigan) and among the native American Indians of the region. He arrived in the United States in 1792, having been sent by (...)

Thursday 25 May 2017
by  Ronald Witherup

Villa Olier

After extensive renovations and a renaming, the Villa Olier in Catonsville, Maryland, just outside Baltimore, is now home to ten retired Sulpicians from the U.S. Province, plus a local Superior. Formerly known as Saint Charles Villa, the independent living facility was entirely gutted and (...)

Sunday 2 April 2017
by  Ronald Witherup

Death of M. Jean-Jacques OLIER

April 2, 2017 is the 360th anniversary of the death of Father Jean-Jacques OLIER, founder of the Society of the Priests of Saint Sulpice (Sulpicians), and remarkable mystic and reformer from the seventeenth century. This year also commemorates the 375th anniversary of the arrival of Father (...)

Friday 3 March 2017
by  Ronald Witherup

New Book on Madeleine Delbrêl

A Sulpician, Father Bernard PITAUD, has just published in French another book on one of his preferred topics, Madeleine Delbrêl (1904-1964), the French author, poet, and mystic, whose cause for sainthood is underway. The title is Madeleine Delbrêl, des rencontres décisives, Bruyères-le-Châtel, (...)

Wednesday 25 January 2017
by  Ronald Witherup

Acclaimed Paintings at Saint Sulpice Restored

After lengthy time of cleaning and restoration, three famous paintings from the great nineteenth-century French artist Eugène Delacroix (1798-1863) are again available for public viewing at the Church of Saint Sulpice in the 6th arrondissement of Paris.
The three paintings in the chapel just to (...)

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