Claude La Colombière, S.I. (1641-1682)

CLAUDE LA COLOMBIÈRE, third child of the notary Bertrand La Colombière and Margaret Coindat, was born on 2nd February 1641 at St. Symphorien d'Ozon in the Dauphine, southeastern France. After the family moved to Vienne Claude began his early education there, completing his studies in rhetoric and philosophy in Lyon.

Stephanie A. Mann remembers his feast.

His "Trustful Surrender to Divine Providence" is a masterpiece. As with the book "My Way of Life" pocket edition of St. Thomas Aquinas' The Summa Theologica as soon as I buy one I am donate it to the prison library.

Thanks and a tip of the beret to Stephanie.


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