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Salesian Spirituality

Making Holiness Attractive

When first married, Jane arranged for Mass to be said before the hunt, her husband’s favorite pastime. She had daily Mass offered at Bourbilly which she attended regularly and encouraged her servants to attend. When living with her father-in-law, she rose very early in the morning and rode horseback to Mass. She then managed to […]

Resting in God’s Providence

Jane’s combination of humanness and holiness can help us strengthen our souls and grow in spirituality. The more we learn and read about her the more inspired we will be by her teachings. Jane’s desire to dedicate her life completely to God as well as the fact that she did this. while raising a family […]


Throughout most of her religious life, Jane was tormented by temptations against the faith. Her prayer was frequently filled with dryness and rarely did she experience warm feelings of closeness to God. In spite of the fact that she hardly ever felt consolation in prayer. The good Lord seems to have guided Jane into the […]