1701–1767
portrait

March 21, 1701, Chus­clan, France.

December 22, 1767, Roque­maure, France.

Bridaine was educated at the Jesuit college of Avi­gnon, and the Seminary of the Royal Missions of St. Charles of the Cross. He was famous as an orator, with a very unconventional, spontaneous preaching style. In his day, he was one of the best known men in France, and the Catholic Encyclopedia has a detailed article on him. His Can­tiques Spir­it­u­els were published in 47 editions.

  1. Est-ce vous que je vois ô mon Maître adorable

Bridaine’s burial place