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Salesian Spirituality

Temptation according to St Francis de Sales

The difference between experiencing temptations and consenting to them     Sign up: Living Jesus Chat — Membership   We continue our series with Part IV, Chapter 3 “Of Temptations, and the difference between experiencing them and consenting to them.“ from An Introduction to the Devout Life. Here Saint Francis advises how to deal with temptation. PICTURE to […]

Chatting about: Spiritual Legacies

Sister Susan Marie (Moderator): Perhaps you are familiar with the expression “Standing on the shoulders of giants,” which is a fitting way to summarize Saint Francis’ expression. Why do you think it is so important to take this humble approach to the spiritual/devout life? There is a concept of memory from ancient Judiasm that essentially […]

Courage per St Francis de Sales

Let us feed upon the honey left us in the teaching of so many holy men of old     Sign up: Living Jesus Chat — Membership   We continue our series with Part IV, Chapter 2 “The Need of a Good Courage” from An Introduction to the Devout Life. Here Saint Francis speaks of being content with a […]