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Salesian Spirituality

Historically Important Visitandine Memories in March

March 5 1604: Saint Francis de Sales preaches Lent in Dijon and meets the Baroness de Chantal. It is the starting point for one of the most beautiful spiritual friendships in the history of the Church. He can say: “The Visitation is the fruit of the journey of Dijon.” March 13, 1863: Sister Mary of […]

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 […]