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St. Francis de Sales

Recreation according to St. Francis de Sales

The importance of taking time for recreation      Sign up: Living Jesus Chat — Membership   We continue our series with Part III, Chapter 31 “Amusements and Recreations: What Are Allowable​” from An Introduction to the Devout Life. Here Saint Francis teaches us the importance of rest and relaxation. We must needs occasionally relax the mind, […]

Blessed Easter from St Francis de Sales

Live+Jesus   “Consider, Jesus rose from the tomb by His own power; He came forth by His own might. Behold Jesus more triumphant than ever, behold Jesus alive! O holy and faithful Virgin! how sweet to thy maternal heart has been this happy news; thy Son is living! My soul, revere in silence this triumphant […]

Holy Week Triduum- St Francis de Sales

Thursday April 13 Holy Thursday I salute thee O holy Cross! standard of salvation, palm tree of life, sword wherewith the devil has been slain, medicine of immortality, defense of the present life, pledge of eternal life, sacred sign of Christians, trophy of King Jesus! O dear and desirable Cross! receive me into thy venerable […]