Book of Saints – Louise de Marillac

[Saint Louise de Marillac]Article

(Blessed) Widow (March 15) (17th century) The holy widow who, zealously working with him, enabled Saint Vincent de Paul to establish the celebrated Institute of the Sisters of Charity. After her husband’s death she devoted the rest of her life to the service of the poor and of the sick. She passed away at Paris (A.D. 1660) and was beatified by Pope Benedict XV (1920).

MLA Citation

  • Monks of Ramsgate. “Louise de Marillac”. Book of Saints, 1921. CatholicSaints.Info. 8 November 2014. Web. 20 August 2017. <>