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MADELAINE Godefroid Father

Canon Regular of Prémontré, an order founded by Saint Norbert in 1121.

Born November 14, 1842 in Le Tourneur, died September 22, 1932 in Saint-Martin-des-Besaces.

Friend of Mr. Delatroëtte, he attended the vestments of Mary of the Sacred Heart and Thérèse, preached the retreats at Carmel in 1882, 1890 and 1896. Thérèse confided to him her temptations against the faith. He revised and prefaced the “Story of a Soul” and obtained the imprimatur for it. He testified in both trials.

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