Lambert, Joseph a French ecclesiastic and moralist, was born in Paris in 1654. He took sacred orders when thirty years old, and flourished afterwards as prior of Saint-Martin-de-Palaiseau. He died January 31, 1722. Among his best works are L'Annee evangelique, ou homilies sur les Evangiles (Paris, 1693-1697, 7 volumes, 12mo, and often) — Instruction sur le symbole (Par. 1728, 2 volumes, 12mo, and often). See, for a fill list of his writings, Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, 29:150.