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Historic Abbey of Notre-Dame des Neiges, Where St. Charles de Foucauld Lived, Narrowly Escapes Closure and Welcomes Nuns
The Trappist brothers, who had announced the closure of the site after 172 years of prayer life on the site, hand over the abbey to the dynamic community from the Abbaye Sainte-Marie of Boulaur.
Titus Brandsma and Charles de Foucauld both joined the communion of saints yesterday, though their journeys to canonization were just as different as their lives.
The 21-year-old man, known publicly only by his first name, had fallen 50 feet onto the armrest of a church pew.
The May 15 Mass at the Vatican will now celebrate a total of 10 people the Catholic Church has recognized as saints, after miracles were confirmed to have taken place through their intercession.
Blessed Charles de Foucauld was a dissolute French soldier who became a Trappist monk and Catholic missionary to Muslims in Algeria.
Father Ardura said that after his reversion, Foucauld understood that “all of his life should be an imitation of the life of Jesus.”