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Claudine Thevenet
Claudine Thevenet The Congregation

 

ST. CLAUDINE THEVENET

 (Foundress of the congregation ,the religious of Jesus & Mary.)

CLAUDINE THEVENET was the woman called by God to the Congregation of Jesus & Mary. Her work was born in a heart crushed by the pain of personal tragedy during the French Revolution. Her brothers were shot to death before her and the family was distressingly scattered.

Claudine was then nineteen years of age and this event was a decisive turning point in her life. God works in such wondrous ways to realize His designs. She concluded that in all the violence she witnessed, there was more ignorance than malice. The thought of those who live and die without knowing God haunted her and caused her anguish. Far from  closing in upon her in suffering, she opened her heart to the miseries surrounding her. Led by her spirit, Claudine first opened her door to welcome two orphans – a door which would never close. Many young people would later cross the threshold of Houses founded throughout the world.

Her response to the Call of God took form in the total commitment of herself to the following of Christ. A religious  Family was born in the Church…...

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