In 1726 he entered the Congregation of Missions as a novice, and became a priest in 1726.
Various plans were tried in America to improve on the " Novice " machine, and Mr T.
It is easy, therefore, to imagine what humiliations and privations must have awaited the novice who had still to earn a name.
He was educated at the Dominican gymnasium of his native town, and in 1790 entered, as a novice, the Benedictine abbey of Marienmiinster, in the bishopric of Paderborn.
JACQUES SIRMOND (1559-1651), French scholar and Jesuit, was born at Riom, Auvergne, on the 12th or the 22nd of October 1 559 He was educated at the Jesuit College of Billom; having been a novice at Verdun and then at Pont-à-Mousson, he entered into the order on the 26th of July 1576.