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[Rev. Pierre-Jean De Smet, S.J.

Adolph B. Suess

[Rev. Pierre-Jean De Smet, S.J.

"apostle to the Indians"]

by Adolph B. Suess

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Published by Buechler Publishing Co. (pr.) in [Belleville, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Smet, Pierre-Jean de, -- 1801-1873.

  • Edition Notes

    Cover title: Seventieth anniversary of the death of a great missionary, observed with solemn religious ceremonial at Florissant, Mo., May twenty-third, 1943.

    The Physical Object
    Pagination26 p. illus., port.
    Number of Pages26
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16646392M

    He [Rev. Pierre-Jean De Smet west to Jasper Houseand with considerable suffering followed the route. Once again, inhe visited the Indians, to arrange for a mission among the Sioux. At the age of 14 he entered the seminary at Malines. Chittenden and A. Here again his presence had the desired effect, for the Indians loved him and trusted him implicitly. The small band of Belgian seminarians snuck away from their dormitories without telling their families of their plans.

    After his youngest son died at S.J. book in Red River inRowand became increasingly protective of his daughters. To give a list of the Indian tribes with whom he came in contact, and over whom he acquired an ascendancy, would be to enumerate almost all the tribes west of the Mississippi. Ignatius Mission among the Kalispels of the Bay, who dwelt on Clark's Fork of the Columbia river, forty miles above its mouth. In the latter, facing p. Louis to request "black-robes" from the Catholic Church to come to baptize their children, sick, and dying. Father De Smet was assigned to the task and found his life-work.

    Schmiesing earned his Ph. Pierre was grieved to hear how keenly his family felt his departure, but he could not be moved. He had, however, not succeeded in his purpose inasmuch as he had met only one small band of Blackfeet. As our gift to you, receive this Lourdes Rosary with leather tie carried to the most sacred sites in the Holy Land by our founder, Bud Macfarlane. Laveille, E.


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[Rev. Pierre-Jean De Smet, S.J. by Adolph B. Suess Download PDF Ebook

New York: Francis P. He was to manage the many responsibilities of the difficult charge successfully for the next 30 years.

The government would call on De Smet frequently in the ensuing decades. Between and he also journeyed to the upper Missouri River many times in the interest [Rev.

Pierre-Jean De Smet the American government. What may be called his life work did not begin, however, until when he set out for the Flathead country in the Far North-west. Intimately familiar with the drainage basins of both the Missouri and Columbia Rivers, De Smet favored the Great Plains because he believed that the natural environment offered exceptional advantages to potential settlers.

Joined by Father Michael AccoltiS. The Indians rose in rebellion in August, [Rev. Pierre-Jean De Smet, and at the request of the government De Smet made [Rev. Pierre-Jean De Smet tour of the North-west. Father De Smet was assigned to the task and found his life-work.

He emigrated to the United States in through a desire for missionary labours, and entered the Jesuit novitiate at Whitemarsh, Maryland. That he was not wanting in personal courage is evinced by many events in his wonderful career.

He was ordained a priest in Father De Smet's long missionary work among the Native Americans began inwhen he was sent among the Potawatomi Indians to found a mission. The entire region from St. Tapsor any other saluting situations. He continued his missionary work in part, ministering to the sick and dying during a cholera epidemic in This he accomplished in in the Yellowstone valley, where after a battle with the Crows, the Blackfeet respectfully listened to the "black-robe".

The council was called to placate the Indians for losses to their lands and livelihoods caused by the rapid increase in the passage across the Plains and Rockies of settlers and adventurers that occurred in the wake of the discovery of gold in California in They were supported spiritually and materially by St.

Louis after an absence of three years and six months marks the end of his residence among the Indians, not from his own choice but by the arrangement of his religious superiors who deputed him to other work at St.

The chief factor died a wealthy man. Image Gallery. Louis to request "black-robes" from the Catholic Church to come to baptize their children, sick, and dying. To give a list of the Indian tribes with whom he came in contact, and over whom he acquired an ascendancy, would be to enumerate almost all the tribes west of the Mississippi.

Louis to the Pacific Northwest became his domain.

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