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January 2014

Sunday Chat Feb 2: Consecrated Life

It’s No Coincidence the World Day for Consecrated Life shares a Feast Day Sign up: Living Jesus Chat — Membership There’s a lot of feasts taking place this Sunday. Since 1997, February 2nd has been the World Day of Consecrated Life. It’s also the Feast of the Presentation of the Lord in the temple. The USCCB’s […]

World Day for Consecrated Life Feb 2

The Feast of the Presentation of Our Lord, February 2, 2014 is also dedicated as the World Day for Consecrated Life. St. Francis de Sales spoke some of his thoughts about this Feast. In his sermon on Feb. 2, 1622 this Founder of the Visitation Order of Holy Mary preached that, “This mystery is admirably […]

Preface to the Constitutions of the Visitation

This extract from the Preface of the Constitutions of the Visitation Order, written by our Founder, St. Francis de Sales, captures the inner disposition of this extraordinary Doctor of the Church, toward the Institute he was inspired to found.