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Sister Susan Marie

Feast of the Sacred Heart

St Francis de Sales It is certain that the Heart of our dear Jesus beheld your heart from the tree of the Cross and loved it.  By the love that He bore it, He obtained for it every good that you shall ever have, and among others your resolutions.  We may all say with the […]


Charity is kind, but the world is unkind   Sign up: Living Jesus Chat — Membership   We continue our series with Part IV, Chapter 1 “We must not trifle with the Words of Worldly Wisdom” from An Introduction to the Devout Life. Here Saint Francis speaks of the wrath of friends and others who criticize a life of […]

St Francis de Sales and Fortnight for Freedom

  St. Francis de Sales often relates the concept of freedom to other themes such as: the good; grace, love, obedience, sin, the human will, and God’s activity. He often also makes mention of free will. “St. Francis de Sales does not speculate on freedom itself, but is much more inclined to speak of free […]