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November 2013

A Salesian Advent: Week 1

Advent with Blessed Louis Brisson, OSFS Blessed Louis Brisson was deeply connected to the Sisters of the Visitation. Founder of the Oblates of St. Francis de Sales, Blessed Louis Brisson was born on June 23, 1817, in Plancy, France, and was ordained a priest on December 19, 1840. He began as an instructor at the […]

Advent Advice from the Guard of Honor

Dear Friends and Guards of Honor, Here we are in this season of Advent so dear to children who are growing impatient waiting for Christmas. As already proposed by our founder , Sister Marie of the Sacred Heart Bernaud in her time , we too could enjoy this time given by the Church to prepare […]

Gratitude for Inspirations and Crosses

As our national holiday of Thanksgiving approaches, how can we be grateful with a particularly Salesian heart? St. Francis de Sales’ suggests we delight in all God’s inspirations within us, and that we accept with gratitude even the crosses we discover in our lives. “Do you, my daughter, resolve to accept whatever inspirations God may […]