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November 2012

Prepare for Advent at our Sunday Chat

“Advent” comes from the Latin word adventus, meaning coming or arrival. The season of Advent is a time of preparation for Christ’s Second coming, even as we remember and celebrate His First coming at Christmas. This Sunday, Dec. 2, at 8 PM Eastern Time, we will prepare ourselves to make a good Advent with a […]

Church Councils and Faith

St. Francis de Sales lived during the time that the Council of Trent was implementing its resolutions. While we have had two Councils since then, his approach toward decisons and articles of faith declared within Councils remains acceptable. Ultimately resolutions made by Church authority need to seep into the faith lives of  laity and religious […]

New Book on St. Francis de Sales

PREORDER Father Joseph Boenzi’s new book  St. Francis de Sales     Life and Spirit   Father Joe Boenzi, a Salesian of Don Bosco, is a well known scholar, teacher and promoter of St. Francis de Sales and his spirit.  Here is what he says about Salesian Spirituality in the preface of his book: “Salesian spirituality, […]