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PALLU DU BELLAY Marie-Thérèse, Madame the Countess of Feydeau

Also known as: Madame Feydeau Countess of

Born November 2, 1862 in Château Gontier, died January 8, 1951 in Poitiers.

Pauline Martin's boarding school friend at the Visitation of Le Mans, they were received at each other's homes during their youth. Married and mother of 6 children, 3 boys and 3 girls, she continued to correspond with Pauline, who became Sr Agnès, at the Carmel.

However, I made a very good communion, it seems to me, I was already thinking of being a nun. It was July 2, 1872, I was almost eleven years old. Little Thérèse was to be born 6 months later. In the afternoon, my friend Marie-Thérèse who had been chosen to pronounce the act of consecration to the Blessed Virgin suddenly found herself very ill. The first mistress looked for which of her companions could replace her. She undoubtedly saw in my eyes the ardor of my desire, because she said to me, passing me the copy: “Well, try it!” I read the act as best I could and it was I who recited it in the chapel.
Since you want to know the names of my first communion companions, here is the list:
Marie Thérèse Pallu de Bellay became Mme de Feydeau and who still corresponds with me.
Blanche de Mailly
Marguerite de Cumont (Mother of a Carmelite nun from Caen)
Yvonne de la Piquerie, currently at the Little Sisters of the Poor, with her poor husband!
Geneviève de Viennay (?) who died very sadly in a terrible tragedy! She really needs God's mercy. She was unfaithful to her husband, who was perfect. I have never liked this companion....
Geneviève de la Porte, sister of Edith (Mme de Mesmay)
Marie de Baglion who uses her life in good works
Madeleine de la Charrie who was Visitandine at Le Mans
Maybe Eugénie Vérité (who had an aunt in the Carmel of Le Mans, I think), but I'm not sure of that one.

Intimate memories of Pauline
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