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January 2015

St Teresa of Avila’s 500th Birthday- what would St Francis de Sales say??

In addition to Happy Birthday, that is! St. Francis de Sales had a great admiration for St Teresa and mentions her many times in his writings. This year the Carmelites are celebrating St Teresa’s 500th anniversary of birth in many substantial ways. We join them by remembering some of the ways St Francis de Sales […]

Toledo Visitation Monastery Featured in News

Today’s  Toledo Blade newspaper highlights the Visitation Nuns in that city as well as the Oblates of St. Francis de Sales. Read it here: http://www.toledoblade.com/Religion/2015/01/24/A-contemplative-day-for-annual-feast-day-of-St-Francis-de-Sales.html  

Chatting about: Aim in Entering Religious Life

We’ll be talking about the ‘aim in entering religious life’ during our chat session on Sunday. Here are some questions that will guild our reflection: What does it mean that religious are bound to more than simply the observance of the commandments? Is it harder to enter heaven as a religious? If, as Saint Francis […]