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“Living Jesus” booklet

Living Interiorly

Salesian Spirituality challenges the human person to become holy- to become a saint. It is often described as a spirituality of the heart. The author of St. Mark’s Gospel writes, ” You must love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, with all your mind, and with all your strength.” […]

Developing a Life of Prayer

In the Salesian tradition developing a life of prayer is essential to Living Jesus because it is modeled on the example of Jesus who often went apart to pray. St. Francis de Sales and St. Jane de Chantal imitated the example of Jesus. Prayer was for them a loving conversation with God. St Francis writes: […]

New Salesian Series

We are beginning a new series of reflections on Salesian Spirituality with excerpts from the “Living Jesus” booklet. Today we begin with: LOVING GOD WITH LIBERTY OF SPIRIT  A fundamental assumption in Salesian Spirituality is that the person created in God’s image is also created with free will. Therefore, each person has the opportunity to […]