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Discernment with DeSales

Purpose in Entering Religious Life

As we prepare for St Francis de Sales Feast, January 24th, during this Year of Consecrated Life, we are looking at the Saint’s perspectives on Religious Life. This second post shares his point of view on the aim: “I say, then, my dear daughters, that our only intention ought to be to unite ourselves to […]

A Blossoming Novitiate!

Live+Jesus The Visitation Monastery of Mobile is overflowing with novices! May this Year of Consecrated Life bring much grace to each Sister in formation to persevere in her monastic vocation. http://visitationmonasterymobile.org/HTMLcode/Novitiate.htm  

The Call at the Annunciation

St. Francis de Sales’ sermon for a Religious Profession on the Feast of the Annunciation of  1621 highlights the beauty of the call of God to the Blessed Virgin Mary, whose vocation became so clear on that day. St Francis quotes the Song of Songs,” Let Him kiss me with the kiss of  His mouth” […]