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Paul de Barry

Jesuit and writer (1587-1661)

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Barry, PAUL DE, b. at Leucate in 1587; d. at Avignon, July 28, 1661. He was a member of the Society of Jesus, rector of the Jesuit colleges at Aix, Nimes, and Avignon, and Provincial of Lyons. He composed a number of devotional works on the Blessed Virgin, St. Joseph, and the saints, and a “Pensez-y-bien”, which latter had a large circulation and has been translated into several languages. The only ones of his works translated into English are “Pious Remarks upon the Life of St. Joseph“, published in 1600; the “Glories of St. Joseph” (Dublin, 1835); “Devotions to St. Joseph“, edited by the Rev. G. Tickell, S.J. (London, 187-).

S. H. FRISBEE


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