The life of one of our SSL founders, Marie Madeleine Louise Humann, 1766-1836

louisehumann 250x25028 OCT, 2021. The origins of the Sisters of St Louis can be traced back to 1797, to Turkenstein near Strasbourg, when three people (Abbé Louis Joseph Colmar, Marie Madeline Louise Humann, and Thérèse Brek) signed a spiritual act of union, where they promised to remain united together in the heart of Christ until death, to fulfil Christ’s prayer. Madeleine Louise Humann was born on September 29, 1766, in Fessenheim, near Strasbourg. Louis Colmer was six years old and Marie Thérèse Brek, 11.

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