Jean-Pierre De Caussade, S.J.

Fr. Jean Pierre de Caussade (1675-1751) was a French Jesuit priest and author, most well-known for his famous treatise onAbandonment to Divine Providence, and also his letters to the Visitation nuns, where he served as confessor and spiritual director. He also served as the rector of two colleges, and as spiritual director for a Jesuit house. He was deeply influenced by the writings of both St. Francis de Sales and St. John of the Cross.