In the tradition established by their company and its founder Jean-Baptiste Olier, the Sulpician priests wrote prayer books to introduce the faithful to spiritual life. In a society where religion played an important role, prayer became a widely practiced act of devotion.

Prayer Book
Prayer Book in Latin and French, by Jean-Pierre de Miniac, priest of the Compagnie de Saint-Sulpice, ca. 1724
CA ANC MG18-E22