Displaying posts categorized under

Discernment Sundays – Chat Room

Chatting about: Criticism of Religious Practices

Do your friends, family or acquaintances at work criticize your religious practices? How do you handle this? St. Francis says that such people “have no real regard” for our well being. Why do you think they do this? What does our saint offer as a benefit for “the endurance of misrepresentation and calumny”? If you […]

Charity

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 […]

Chatting about: Widowhood according to St Francis de Sales

Jun 14, 1:03 PM VisitationSiste: Questions to Ponder: What do you make of the distinction between a “widow indeed” and a woman who is “widowed in externals”? Is Saint Francis diminishing the decision of widowed women who choose to move on to a new marriage? Why is it important to keep in mind the final […]