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January 2013

WORLD DAY FOR CONSECRATED LIFE 2/3/13

Sunday February 3rd, 2013 is World Day for Consecrated Life! Over the years, many men and women have chosen to live out their baptismal vocation by professing the evangelical counsels of poverty, chastity, and obedience. They do this by joining a religious congregation, a secular institute, or through private vows. We pray for these people […]

Chatting about: Why Suffering?

Topic of chat Sun: WHY SUFFERING? St Francis de Sales will help with his advice from the Treatise on the Love of God.  http://visitationspirit.org/2013/01/st-francis-de-sales-and-suffering/ Car: Pope JP II wrote a beautiful letter on the christian meaning of suffering  Jan 27 2013, 7:35 PM Sister : What struck you most in it? D: can someone understand […]

Year of Faith and St. Margaret Mary

In our last post for the Year of Faith:  http://visitationspirit.org/2013/01/year-of-faith-st-jane-de-chantal/ we shared about the Foundress of the Visitation Order, St Jane de Chantal’s observations about faith and temptations and her own struggle with them. A very holy soul, nevertheless most of her faith life was lived in dryness, and she experienced her mystical life devoid […]