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Saint Francis de Sales papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 447
Scope and Contents

Handwritten correspondence, a list, and licenses, including one printed form with handwritten notations. The letters are by Francis, Pierre Francois Faius (Vicar-general of the Geneva diocese), Charles Auguste de Sales (Francis' nephew and successor as Bishop of Geneva), and Antoine Favre (a friend of Francis). Also included is a typewritten biography of Francis.

Dates: 1610-1652

Retraite sur les beatitudes et les dons du Saint Esprit

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1512
Scope and Contents

Bound carbon copy of a typed document in French. This consists of sermons on the nature of God, gifts of the Holy Spirit, the Beatitudes, and the practical issues of monks living in harmony with Catholic teachings. These were given to Benedictine monks on retreat.

Dates: 1917

Sermons for mass in Nimes, France

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 493
Scope and Contents

Bound book of sermons written by the bishop of Nimes, France from 1906 to 1907. These homilies were given at celebrations and Catholic masses. They contain moral lectures, explanations of Catholic Church doctrines, and presentations of liturgy. These sermons were written in French with some parts in Latin. They are meticulous and very descriptive. Some newspaper clippings in Latin can be found throughout the book.

Dates: 1906-1907

Souvenirs d'un frere, [Memories of a friar]

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 146
Scope and Contents

Handwritten story of the priest, Antoine, which tells of his birth, religious training and experiences a a priest in France.

Dates: 1890