Faillon, Michel Stiennie
Faillon, Michel Stiennie a French theological and historical writer, was born at Tarascon in 1799. He became a Sulpician of Paris, and was sent to Montreal in 1854 as visitor of the houses of that congregation in America. He died in Paris, October 25, 1870. His literary work was confined chiefly to subjects connected with the history of Canada. His publications include a Life of Margaret Bourgeoys, foundress of the Congregation Sisters (1852): — Life of Madame d'Youville, foundress of the Gray Sisters (eod.): — Life of the Venerable Mr. Olier (1853): — Life of Mlle. Maure, foundress of the Hotel Dieu (1854): — Life of Mlle. le Ber, the recluse (1860): — and a very extended History of the French Colony in Canada (1865-66, 3 volumes, 4to), only a small part of his plan.