Prayer for the Cause of Bishop Bruté
source of all that is holy,
in every age, you raise up
men and women who live lives
of heroic love and service.
You have blessed your Church
through the life of Simon Bruté,
first bishop of Vincennes
and spiritual director
to St. Elizabeth Ann Seton.
Through his prayer, his intellect,
his love, and his pastoral care,
Simon Bruté formed future priests
and guided your Church
in the early days of our country.
If it be your will,
may he be proclaimed a saint.
We ask this through Jesus Christ,
our Lord. —Amen.
(Contributions to defray the expenses in furthering the Cause should be sent to Bishop Bruté Fund, Archdiocese of Indianapolis, P.O. Box 1410, Indianapolis, IN 46206.)
Archive for the tag "Champomier"
Time has slipped away and it is almost April. With that in mind, I wanted to post a few items from the calendar that are very important to the history of the Catholic Church in Indiana. This is a lengthy post. March 22nd is the anniversary of the death of Monsignor John J. Doyle. Msgr. […]
Posted: 21 March, 2017 in Postings.
Tags: Brute, Champomier, Chatard, Diocese of Indianapolis, Doyle, Senat, St. Francis Xavoer Cathedral
Today, August 8, marks the 170th anniversary of the formal dedication of the Cathedral of Saint Francis Xavier in Vincennes. Even though the church was built much earlier, what we now call the “Old Cathedral” was finally dedicated on this day by Bishop Hailandiére. On March 30, 1826 the Vincennes Sun reported: The cornerstone of […]
Posted: 8 August, 2011 in Postings.
Tags: Brute, Cathedral, Champomier, Hailandiere, St. Francis Xavier