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April 2012

St. Francis de Sales and the ROSARY

As we begin the month of May, our Blessed Mother Mary’s month, we’d like to share St. Francis de Sales’ devotions to and doctrinal understandings of Our Blessed Lady. Loving devotion  to Mary pervaded the thought and heart of this Doctor of the Church. Many Catholics make a committed effort to pray the Rosary more […]

Pilgrimage Opportunity!

Experience the gentle and humble charism of Salesian spirituality in its land of origin and experience the beatification of a Salesian founder! Ven Louis Brisson osfs, the founder of the Oblates of St. Francis de Sales, will be beatified on Sept. 22, 2012 in Troyes, France. By joining one of the 2 pilgrimage options with […]

Visitation Vocation Directresses

The Visitation Order of Holy Mary joined in the special day of prayer for vocations on Sunday April 29th. If you are discerning a monastic vocation, you may contact the Vocation Directresses of the Second Federation of Visitation Monasteries here: Brooklyn: Sr. Marie de Chantal smdecvis@aol.com Georgetown: Sr. Mary Berchmans: berchmans@visi.org St. Louis: Sr Catherine: […]