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|Pierre Chaignon, S.J.|
|Order||Society of Jesus|
October 8, 1791|
|Died||September 20, 1883
|Ordination||August 14, 1819|
He was professed into the Society of Jesus on August 14, 1819 at the age of 27, and spent his life as a priest in the spiritual direction of other priests, giving an estimated three hundred retreats to French clergy over the course of thirty years. He wrote a book of spiritual meditations for priests entitled Méditationes sacerdotales and established a Union of Prayer for Deceased Priests which was canonically erected into a confraternity in 1861.
- Méditationes Sacerdotales (English: Sacerdotal Meditations or Meditations for the Use of the Secular Clergy)
- Le Salut Facilité aux Pécheurs par la Dévotion au Très Saint et Immaculé Coeur de Marie (English: The Easy Salvation of Sinners by Devotion of the Most Sacred and Immaculate Heart of Mary)
- Les Six Dimanches de St. Louis de Gonzague (English: Six Sundays of St. Aloysius Gonzaga)
- Le Prêtre è l'Autel (English: The Priest and the Altar or The Sacrifice of the Mass Worthily Celebrated)
- Paix de l'Ame (English: Peace of Soul)
- Campbell, Thomas (1908). "Pierre Chaignon". The Catholic Encyclopedia 3. Robert Appleton Company. Retrieved June 20, 2011.
- A 1907 English translation of Meditations for the Use of the Secular Clergy by L. de Goesbriand on Google Books
- An 1897 English translation of The Sacrifice of the Mass Worthily Celebrated by L. de Goesbriand on Google Books
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