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August 2011

New Video Tells of the Life of Foundress Jane de Chantal

The life of St. Jane Francis de Chantal was marked with much suffering — in her marriage and among those around her. But, along with St. Francis de Sales, she found the courage to start a congregation of women seeking a deep relationship with God. The new video, “Longsuffering Leader: the Life of St. Jane de […]

Full Video Script of Life of Jane de Chantal

Following is the full text of the nearly-four-minute video, “Longsuffering Leader: the Life of St. Jane de Chantal,” which is being widely viewed on Gloria.TV. Jane Frances Frémyot de Chantal was born in 1572 in Dijon, France, the second child of a noble family. Her mother died when she was eighteen months old and she was […]

Living Faithfully the Duties of One’s Vocation

Everyone desires fulfillment; at the most basic level of existence this is an expression of desire to love God. This desire may not be articulated in explicitly religious language, but fulfillment ultimately can be found only in love of God. St. Francis de Sales writes in the Introduction to the Devout Life: “It is an […]