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February 2012

A Lenten Journey with the Visitation Order’s Foundress

St. Jane de Chantal, the Foundress of the Visitation Order, guided her Sisters through various “Chapters” or community meetings, held throughout the year. We will be sharing her encouraging Lenten thoughts for the next few weeks. St. Jane de Chantal: “ I have but two words to say to you, which are the words of […]

Ash Wednesday with St. Francis de Sales

(February 22, 2012: Ash Wednesday) “Rend your hearts, not your garments.”  During his last Lent before his death in December 1622, Francis de Sales preached in a sermon in which he made the following observation:  “Our Divine Savior (who instituted the fast) greatly desires in His Sermon on the Mount to teach His Apostles how […]

Association of St. Francis de Sales

The St. Francis de Sales Association was founded in France in 1872. It is a spiritual family made up of lay Catholics – single, married, or widowed – who choose to live their lives grounded in the Gospel and according to Salesian teachings and virtues. Please visit the website below to learn more! www.sfdsassociation.org and a great […]