Anthony Le Quien

Anthony Le Quien founder of the Congregation of the Holy. Sacrament of the Order of St. Dominic, was born in Paris, Feb. 23, 1601, and assumed the habit of his order Aug. 16, 1622. He was a man of strictly religious and austere life, and was the means of withdrawing multitudes of persons from the paths of sin by his example and his preaching. He founded a Reformed congregation of his order, and styled it the Congregation of. the Holy Sacrament. He died Oct. 7, 1676, leaving several works of piety among them, one On the Devotion of the Inward Life of Jesus Christ another On the True Means of Arriving Soon at the Highest Christian and Religious Perfection: a third On the Love of Jesus towards the Soul, etc.

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