Marie of the Incarnation: A Canadian Mystic and Missionary

Posted April 30, 2019 5:54 pm by Catholic Insight

Marie of the Incarnation: A Canadian Mystic and Missionary

Marie de l’Incarnation: Études de théologie spirituelle by Pierre Gervais, S.J.:  A Review
Marie of the Incarnation, born Marie Guyart, was one of the first arrivals in ‘New France’, which would later become Canada, arriving here in in 1639, about the same time as many of the Jesuit and Franciscan missionaries, and she was in fact a correspondent with the great Jean de Brebeuf. She set up the first Ursuline community, in what is now Quebec City (where her remains now lie in the same convent), praying, working and educating young girls, both French and Indigenous. She was a great and

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