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St. Francis de Sales

We Are Not Our Own

We are continuing our way through An Introduction to the Devout Life with Part V, Chapter 16, “The Impressions Which Should Remain After This Exercise.” Saint Francis wants us to help us see where our commitment to devotion should lead us. The Impressions Which Should Remain After This Exercise On the day you make this […]


Gratitude for inspirations and Crosses! As our national holiday of Thanksgiving approaches, how can we be grateful with a particularly Salesian heart? St. Francis de Sales’ suggests we delight in all God’s inspirations within us, and that we accept with gratitude even the crosses we discover in our lives. “Do you, my daughter, resolve to […]

New Course on Salesian Spirituality

Upcoming Online Course in Salesian Spirituality “Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength.” – St. Francis de Sales Starting in the Spring of 2018, Oblate School of Theology’s Master of Arts in Spirituality will offer an asynchronous online course designed to introduce students to the Salesian tradition, one of the […]