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C.S.Sp. 1826 - Canonical election of Jacques Bertout as the 6th Superior General. It is he who restores the Congregation and the Seminary of the Holy Spirit after the French Revolution. He is considered to have been Superior General since the death of M. Duflos in 1805.
Libermann 1831 - François Libermann has a vision of Jesus at St. Sulpice on the Feast of the Priesthood of Christ; he interprets it as meaning that he himself is excluded from the priesthood. This is the only such happening that is revealed by Libermann. | Francis Libermann
Holy Heart of Mary 1845 - Bishop Brady of Perth in Australia spends four days at La Neuville in France and asks Libermann for missionaries. | Australia
Netherlands 1931 - The erection of the Dutch Province, the 10th in the Congregation. Fr. Bernard Hilhorst is the first Provincial. | Netherlands
The divine Master, in a distinct and perceptible vision, showed himself to him (Libermann) under the appearance of the supreme pontiff. He saw him, his hands full of lights and graces and as if lining up round him his co-disciples of the seminary, sweeping through the ranks, giving each one a part of his generous gifts, leaving out only him alone, while at the same time seeming to offer him his brothers, as if putting at his disposal the treasure offered to all.
Vie du Vén.Serviteur de Dieu, F.M.P. Libermann, by Cardinal Pitra, 5th edition, p.90