...sent this cool searchable history link, which mainly records the happenings of 19th century Catholic figures.
Came across this fellow, who wrote pungently and said of the fellow French priest for whom my high school was named for (note: the style of the time was apparently to refer to yourself in the third person):
He is fully the man Blanc described. Mégret does not know whether he would be more annoying than useful in a parish. Mégret cannot help but admire his fervor which is that of a newly ordained priest.And later,
He is very pious but his habits could keep a whole household busy.