Religion: Cure d'Ars

Curé d'Ars

"Saints get used up very quickly in the eyes of the world, which is why God Who knows all about it—since it is He Who is acting through them—unceasingly reveals new ones."

Thus writes Henri Ghéon, pious French Roman Catholic, in the recently published Secret of the Cure d'Ars.* Far from used up is the Cure of Ars: he was canonized only 14 years ago as St. Jean Baptiste Vianney. During most of his lifetime (1786-1859) the priest of an obscure village near Lyon, the Curé of Ars is today by papal command...

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