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Spiritual Directory

Reflecting on the Interior Spirit of a Visitandine

Our new weekly series will consist of excerpts of a book called An Abridgement of the Interior Spirit of the Religious of the Visitation of Holy Mary to assist those discerning a vocation to our way of life, or others interested in growing in their inner spiritual life. We encourage your comments and participation! CHAPTER […]

ICSS Newsletter: Treasure of St Francis de Sales Directory

The March 2015 edition of the newsletter of the International Commission of Salesian Studies is now online and its cover article by Fr. Ken McKenna, OSFS highlights The Treasure of St. Francis de Sales’ Spiritual Directory. You may access the newsletter here by clicking on the link, the clicking on “newsletters” on the banner, followed […]

Today is 100th anniversary of Mother Ponnet’s Death

1858-1914 Any Visitandine will tell you that the name “Mother Ponnet” is synonymous with the “Commentary on the Spiritual Directory”, our guide to the interior life. But this profound commentary was only possible because of Mother Ponnet’s own deep, mystical interior life. We share a little about this French Visitation nun. Born in Lyon (France) […]