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January 2017

Prepare for the Celebration of St Francis de Sales on January 24

Our Holy Founder of the Visitation Order, St Francis de Sales, will be celebrated on January 24. This year we share excerpts of his teachings and life as a spiritual preparation, from the book  The Beauties of St. Francis de Sales, excerpted from Bishop Camus’ writings. Day one- January 15th HUMILITY St. Francis always discouraged […]

Remembering Mother Marie Madeleine Ponnet, Visitandine

Saturday January 14 is the 103rd anniversary of the passing of Visitandine Foundress and Mystic, Mother Marie-Madeleine Ponnet (+ 1914). She entered the Visitation of Lyon-Fourvière, and  led the foundation of Lyon-Vassieux in 1896, which was established as the abode of the Heart of Jesus”. She wrote  “Thoughts” that nourished the prayer of generations of […]

Spiritual Richness

Turn that precious stone poverty to its true value     Sign up: Living Jesus Chat — Membership   On Sunday we will chat about spiritual richness. We continue our series with Part III, Chapter 16: “How to Possess a Rich Spirit Amid Real Poverty” from An Introduction to the Devout Life. Here Saint Francis teaches us how […]