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November 2017

New Course on Salesian Spirituality

Upcoming Online Course in Salesian Spirituality “Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength.” – St. Francis de Sales Starting in the Spring of 2018, Oblate School of Theology’s Master of Arts in Spirituality will offer an asynchronous online course designed to introduce students to the Salesian tradition, one of the […]

Chatting about: God’s Eternal Love

Last week’s topic was very similar to this, but now we are thinking of God’s love for us apart from how it is expressed in the sacrifice of the cross. What does it mean when Saint Francis says, “He always loved you from eternity”? How does God love someone who doesn’t exist yet? What should […]

First World Day of the Poor

Pope Francis is inaugurating World Day of the Poor this upcoming Sunday, November 19, 2017 to re-enforce that concern for the poor is an essential part of our Catholic faith. Our Founder St Francis de Sales, also had great concern for the poor and less privileged. In order to prepare for this day, here are […]