Letters of Marcellin – 304

Marcellin Champagnat


This is simply an outline of a reply to be sent. The text is of interest as an example of the way in which Fr. Champagnat gave his secretary the ideas to be developed in a letter, which the latter then drafted himself.

Answer the parish priest of St-Ferréol (Haute-Loire):
Impossible to give you brothers. Besides, there is absolutely no mention of your resources. We are sending you a prospectus to let you know our conditions.


Edition: Translation from: Lettres de Marcellin J. B. Champagnat (1789-1840) Fondateur de l?Institut des Frères Maristes, présentés par Frère Paul Sester,1985.

fonte: Daprès la minute, AFM, RCLA 1, p. 157, nº 200


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