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January 2014

Prayer for an Expectant Mother by St Francis de Sales

St. Francis de Sales was decidedly pro-life. Here is a prayer he composed for women awaiting the birth of a child; in particular he wrote it for his sister-in-law: http://web1.desales.edu/assets/salesian/library/Prayer-Pregnancy.pdf

Rev Martin Luther King&St Francis de Sales

These reflections are offered by Sister Mary Berchmans VHM of Georgetown Visitation Monastery. Reflections for the Month of January The month of January offers many reminders for us to live a more concentrated, spirit-filled life. We begin a new year and, as with all beginnings, we set new goals for ourselves. In mid-January we celebrate […]

Chatting about Holiness

We  discussed St. Francis de Sales and his discussion of the holiness of St. Anthony of the Desert. We talked about what St. Francis says about faithfulness to our vocation in life, and how it relates to holiness. In addressing his spiritual daughters, the Visitation Nuns, in his Spiritual Conferences, St. Francis de Sales used […]