Blessed Eugenie Smet

[Blessed Eugenie Smet]Also known as

  • Marie de la Providence
  • Mary of Providence

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Friend of Saint John Vianney. Felt a call to acts of charity made on behalf of souls in purgatory. Founded the Auxiliatrices des Ames du Purgatoire (Society of Helpers of the Holy Souls) in Paris, France on 19 January 1856. The Society continues its missionary work today in 22 countries.

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Venerated

Beatified

Canonized

  • if you have information relevant to the canonization of Eugenie, contact
       Auxiliatrices des Ames du Purgatoire
       16 rue St. Jean-Baptiste de la Salle
       75006 Paris, FRANCE

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Readings

If one of our friends was imprisoned in a house of fire, how we should rush to her help. Then think how we should try to deliver the souls in Purgatory. - Blessed Eugenie Smet

MLA Citation

  • “Blessed Eugenie Smet”. Saints.SQPN.com. 21 August 2010. Web. 19 April 2014. <http://saints.sqpn.com/blessed-eugenie-smet/>