The Legacy of Hélène de Chappotin

Motte, Mary
January 2011
International Bulletin of Missionary Research;Jan2011, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p23
Academic Journal
The article features missionary Hélène de Chappotin also know as Mary of Passion. It explores the missionary life of Chappotin, her external influences, and the Franciscan Missionaries of Mary missions. It discusses the elements of new missionary spirituality set by Chappotin which serves as guide to life and to the missionary institute. Moreover, her spiritual experiences, understanding, and devotions with God which led her to get involved in missionaries were also mentioned.


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