Educated by the Jesuits, and a congregant of the Blessed Virgin, he founded in 1643 the Institute of Jesus and Mary, also called Eudists, dedicated to missions and seminaries.
In 1644, he founded the Congregation of the Daughters of Our Lady of Charity, for repentant women. A spiritual offspring of his is the Congregation of the Good Shepherd.
He introduced and propagated the public worship of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary.
V: Saint John Eudes.
A: Pray for us.
Info of the Saint:
|Born||14 Nov. 1601|
|Died||19 Aug. 1680 |
|Canonization||31 May 1925, |
by Pope Pius XI
|Patronage||Founder of the |
Order of Our
Lady of Charity
of Jesus and Mary
as The Eudists.
Phrase from the Saint:
“You must never separate what God has so perfectly united. So closely are Jesus and Mary bound up with each other that whoever beholds Jesus sees Mary; whoever loves Jesus, loves Mary; whoever has devotion to Jesus, has devotion to Mary.”
– Saint John Eudes
To increase devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary, it is advisable to pray daily the 15 mysteries of the Rosary.
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