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Salesian Spirituality

Work according to St Francis de Sales

Labor Day is upon us, and while we respond with prayer for the recent victims of Hurricane Harvey, we can also meditate on these words of St. Francis de Sales: “Whatever you do in word and in work, do all in the name of Jesus Christ.  Whether you eat or drink or do anything else, […]

Visits to the Blessed Sacrament

Everything attracts us, captivates us, leads us to the perishable world! We have the care and tenderness for everything that strikes our senses and attracts our affections … but we often forget the one who is Love, our Lord Jesus present at the tabernacle! We feel in no hurry to come to his feet, listen […]

Visitandines who were Princesses

This recently published book tells the true story of the Visitation Order in Monaco and shares the life histories of some of the princesses who actually became Visitandine Nuns, and those who simply spent time in the Monastery. Prince Louis I, who succeeded his grandfather Prince Honoré II  was appointed in 1662. In 1663, he […]