St Louis-Marie Grignion (1673-1716) was born in Montfort-sur-Meu, France. He received a good education and at 12yrs, transferred to the Jesuit College of St Thomas Becket. With the help of a benefactor, he then went to the renowned Seminary of Saint Sulpice.
St Louis-Marie had an exceptional devotion to the Angels, the Blessed Virgin Mary and the Rosary. He was ordained a Priest in 1700 but yearned for missionary work instead of Parish based life. His wish was granted and he spent much of his remaining short life travelling and preaching; living out his devotion to the Virgin Mary through his numerous writings and hymns.
St Louis-Marie’s Feast Day is 28th April, the day of his death, aged 43yrs.
Pray for us that we will find comfort through the intercession of the Angels and the Blessed Virgin Mary, and find everlasting happiness in Heaven.
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