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March 2016

Celebrating the Treatise on the Love of God: ST JOSEPH

Today is the Solemnity of the Foster Father of Jesus, St. Joseph. The Treatise on the Love of God Book 7, Chapter 13, of St Francis de Sales, says this of the great Patron of the Church and of the Visitation Order: “One can hardly well doubt that the great S. Joseph died before the […]

From the Oblates: On St. Patrick

(March 17, 2016: Patrick, Bishop and Missionary) * * * * *“You are to become the father of a host of nations…” “Patrick was born in Britain of a Romanized family. At age 16 he was torn by Irish raiders from the villa of his father, Calpurnius, a deacon and minor local official, and carried […]

Sun Chat: Chapter 8, Introduction to Devout Life

How Do We Bring About Purification?     Sign up: Living Jesus Chat — Membership   On Sunday we will chat about the importance of uprooting sin and temptation. We continue with Part I, Chapter 8: “How to Effect This Second Purification” from An Introduction to the Devout Life. Here Saint Francis helps understand how to […]