Father Maurice-Marie-Louis Bellière, White Father


Born June 10th, 1874, died July 14th, 1907 in Caen.

While seminarian, he asks for a spiritual sister in the Lisieux Carmel. Mother Agnès chooses Thérèse. He maintained a regular correspondence with her, and she used her last strength to write and encourage him, to share her “Little Way”. After several years as a missionary in Nyassa, he returned to France in 1906 due to sleeping sickness. He died the following year, hospitalized at Bon Sauveur in Caen.



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