Louis IX (25 April 1214 – 25 August 1270), commonly known as Saint Louis or Louis the Saint, was King of France from 1226 to 1270, and the most illustrious of the Direct Capetians. He was crowned in Reims at the age of 12, following the death of his father Louis VIII .
Louis naît le 6 août 1682 au château de Versailles.Il est ondoyé le jour de sa naissance dans la chambre de sa mère, en fait celle de madame Colbert où la dauphine s'est installée, par Emmanuel-Théodose de La Tour d'Auvergne, cardinal de Bouillon, et par Nicolas Thibault, curé de l'église Saint-Julien de Versailles, en présence du roi Louis XIV et de Philippe d'Orléans .
As a multicultural Community of faith, centered in the Eucharist and guided by the Holy Spirit, in imitation of our Patron, St. Louis of France we are called to: Nourish our own faith daily, proclaim the Word of God, love and support one another, welcome visitors and new parishioners, extend a hand to the poor, and strive for justice and peace.
When Louis took over the throne, France was one of the richest countries in the world—but between losing most of his overseas territories, paying his own army, and paying for the armies of his allies, by the early 1760s, Louis had pretty much bankrupted his kingdom. He finally had to wave the white flag—and the consequences would be ...
02/12/2009 · Louis XIV, the Sun King, ruled France for 72 years. He built the opulent palace of Versailles, but his wars and the Edict of Nantes left France drained and weak.
The Cathedral-Basilica of St. Louis King of France is the oldest Catholic cathedral in continual use in the United States. As the caretakers of the Historic place of worship, we constantly battle the elements and the aging of the Cathedral with ongoing conservation and restoration.
Louis Braille, (born January 4, 1809, Coupvray, near Paris, France—died January 6, 1852, Paris), French educator who developed a system of printing and writing, called Braille, that is extensively used by the blind. Braille was himself blinded at the age of three in an accident that occurred while he was playing with tools in his father’s harness shop. A tool slipped and plunged into his ...