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Louise de Marillac was born probably at Ferrieres-en-Brie near Meux, France, on August 12, 1591. She was educated by the Dominican nuns at Poissy. She desired to become a nun but on the advice of her confessor, she married Antony LeGras, an official in the Queen's service, in 1613. After Antony's death in 1625, she met St. Vincent de Paul, who became her spiritual adviser. She devoted the rest of her life to working with him. She helped direct ... Continue Reading

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  1. jade
    3 years ago

    My middle name is Lousie and i didn't now that it was a saints name. I have to look up for R.E today.

  2. Matt
    3 years ago

    Hi, I am looking around because an angel named Louise baptized my brother. I wanted to see if she was anywhere since I need to thank her for saving my brother. TY

  3. marianjane cruz
    3 years ago

    proud to be a as our patron saint....

  4. tony Stafford
    3 years ago

    please pray for my daughter that she may teach in St louise school.
    God bless

  5. Carmela
    3 years ago

    St. Louise,
    Since I was studying at the school managed by the Daughter's of Charity, I always study your life that we never failed a year without disuccing your works. I was just knowing you by mind but not byheart.

    As I've matured I realized that your works and compassion for the poor is agreat inspiration for all people specially me. Thank you for enlightening me and being such a good inspiration with all your generous works. I pray that my children will do the same goodness to the poor as I would introduce you to them.

    St, Louise de Marillac, Pray fo us!

  6. Linda
    3 years ago

    Dear St Louise,
    I am praying to you to get a job I just applied for with thr DOC. In advance thank you.

  7. Crysta
    4 years ago

    i have a great grandma who is named louise but i doubt she is decended from her does anyone know a patron st for a girl who LOVES horses?

  8. Martin
    4 years ago

    There is no doubt that St. Louise de Marillac has her sisters even at this minute out there helping all those effected by troubling events of Japan. Her charity should move us to help as well. God bless all.

  9. thorteen
    4 years ago

    tomorrow is going to be Saint Louise de Marillac's Feast Day. we're actually going to celebrate it in our school. i hope you would celebrate it ALSO. thank you! even just a prayer for her would do :)

  10. meli
    4 years ago

    what was the reason for her saint hood ? i need to know asap !!!!!! i am going to have her as my confirmation name and im ariting a report about her any usefull info please email me ! :)

  11. Lindsey Gordon
    4 years ago

    I'd never heard of St Louise until having RCIA & doing the "Journey of Faith" lessons, one task was to research the Saint on my birthday, which just happens to be St Louise :) found it real interesting also that she is the patron saint of social workers as im doing mediation courses & people always suggest i should be a social worker or nun! :)

  12. Seanalee xxxoo
    4 years ago

    I found the site reallly good thank yhu xxx

  13. Louise
    4 years ago

    hi my name is Louise and until today i did not realise there was a saint Louise i think her work is amazing and though i might not want to follow in her life i still thinbk she was great and i now my patron saint forever she makes me proud to have my name as Louise!!!!!

  14. *****
    4 years ago

    this was really cool. She is going to be my confirmation name!!!!

  15. -Dog
    4 years ago

    Why is St.Louise de Marrilac the patron of social workers.

  16. danny
    4 years ago

    heyy i love this yaaaaaaaaa :)

  17. ashley
    4 years ago

    this article is very helpful

  18. katheriniiiiii
    4 years ago

    she will be my confirmation saint and Louise is my middle name. She is a inspiration

  19. Donna
    4 years ago

    St. Louise died March 15, 1660 at the age of 68. She died six months before St. Vincent DePaul.

  20. Ally
    4 years ago

    Dear Ellie, you can find when she died at hope you check it out!

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