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Discernment Sundays – Chat Room

Chatting about: FAITH

As a preparation for the Year of Faith, our Sunday’s chat focused on Faith, especially in relationship to St. Francis de Sales’ teachings. VisitationSiste: St. Francis de Sales highlights the sweet experience of God in our souls as a harbinger of faith.What is my experience of coming to faith; of retaining faith, of hoping for […]

Year of Faith & St. Francis de Sales

The Mist of Faith Pope Benedict XVI declared the Year of Faith to begin this Thursday, October 11th.  Our Visitandine contribution will be to focus on the Salesian perspective of faith, guided by our Saints, St Francis de Sales, St Jane de Chantal, St Margaret Mary and the Founder of the Oblates, Bl. Louis Brisson. […]

Chatting About: Prayer

An open forum led to an interesting chat about prayer, among other topics: Sister: stillness- which is the way to the inner life:Hesychasm Sep 30 2012, 7:40 PM C: what is hesychasm? Sister : It’s a form of silent prayer and inner stillness that the Orthodox Greeks, Russians talk about and practice esp their monks […]