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January 2017

January 2017 Reflections for Guard of Honor

Dear friends, Guards of Honor and dear faithful readers, Holy Year to each and all your families! As with every new year, we extend our best wishes to our loved ones and to all those we meet … But dare we say to them: “This year put all your trust in God, for without Him […]

Chatting about: Poverty

What do you think is the difference between poverty as lived by consecrated religious and the poverty of the impoverished? What do you think is similar? For the non-consecrated, how is a Christian to find the balance between legitimately having riches and still live with a spirit of poverty? Do you think that money is […]

January Dates Significant to the Visitation Sisters

January 1587: After praying the Memorare in front of the statue of Our Lady of Good Deliverance, St. Francis de Sales is delivered from a deep dark mystical night. He was then a young student in Paris, where the question of predestination was debated among theologians. January 14, 1914: death of Mother Marie-Madeleine Ponnet, founder […]