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Salesian Spirituality

Lenten Reflections of a Visitandine-The Seal of Humility

We began our reflection on Ash Wednesday with the thoughts of Mother Marie-Philomene du Gasset and this week we continue with her second talk. THE SPIRIT OF PENANCE AND HUMILITY The Church, at the beginning of this holy season, points out the dispositions we should have so that the penance and mortification of Lent should […]

Living in Society with Devotion

A quiet cheerfulness should be your aim in society     Sign up: Living Jesus Chat — Membership   On Sunday we will chat about our place in society. Providentially, we continue our series with Part III, Chapter 23: “Society and Solitude” from An Introduction to the Devout Life. Here Saint Francis teaches us the balance of living […]

Chatting about: Fasting

PM Sister Susan Marie: When we hear the term “bodily mortification,” we often think of someone afflicting his or her body exteriorly. However, the term primarily refers to the mortification of self-control (fasting, abstinence, etc.). Why do you think bodily mortification is beneficial for us spiritually? Saint Francis says on one hand that it is […]