the Carmel

BLINO Laurent Father, sj

Born August 2, 1839 in St Vincent sur Oust, died February 25, 1908 in Versailles.

A retired preacher, he came to preach at the Carmel of Lisieux in 1890. Thérèse told him of "her desire to become a great saint, to love the good God as much as St Thérèse [d'Avila]", he replied “What pride and presumption! Limit yourself to correcting your faults...”

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