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Salesian Spirituality

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 […]

St Francis de Sales and Fortnight for Freedom

  St. Francis de Sales often relates the concept of freedom to other themes such as: the good; grace, love, obedience, sin, the human will, and God’s activity. He often also makes mention of free will. “St. Francis de Sales does not speculate on freedom itself, but is much more inclined to speak of free […]

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 […]