St. Emily de Vialar
St. Emily de Vialar founded the Sisters of St. Joseph
of the Apparition in 1832. She devoted her life to caring
for the needy, the sick, and teaching children. St.
Emily's religious philosophy was to "Love one another."
St. Emily's Writings
* "The spirit of this Congregation is to dedicate
the Sisters to the practice of the different works of
charity. In order to acquire this divine virtue, they
meditate every day of their lives on the immense charity
which fills the Heart of Jesus
Christ; and they strive to imitate his zeal for
the salvation of souls and his great mercy towards the
neighbour. They dwell frequently on the adorable wounds
of the Saviour, so that, reflecting unceasingly on the
love of God for men, they maintain and increase each
day the sentiments of compassion and zeal with which
they must be animated towards their fellow men."
(Emilie de Vialar, Spirit and Development of the Rules
of the Congregation, 1841)
* "The Lord causes to burn within me that same
fire which He enkindled long ago, and I rejoice in this
grace, for if God did not breathe into me the spirit
of zeal, my heart would cease to be quickened and then
I would not be able to do anything. May He, in His goodness,
grant that as long as I live this divine fire may not
(Emilie de Vialar to Fr. Balitrand, 1844)
St. Emily Prayer
O St. Emilie, you who in the church, wanted to continue
to manifest the Father's love, as realized through the
Incarnation of the Son, grant us your docility to the
Spirit, your audacity and your apostolic courage.
Prepared by Pontifical University Urbaniana,
with the collaboration of the Missionary Institutes
Living by the Example of St. Emily
Jesus asks all Christians to love God and one another.
This is the way St. Emily lived her entire life. She
is a wonderful example to all Christians on how to follow
the way of Jesus Christ. Wearing a St. Emily medal or
a St. Emily medallion reminds all Christians to spend
their days helping others, doing charitable works, and
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|St. Emily Medallion
or religious jewelry can make a suitable gift
for a child's First Communion. Jewelry is typically
given to girls only, however, boys may also wear
a small cross necklace or ring.
|St. Emily Charm
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