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St. Francis de Sales

Visitation’s Motto: Live+Jesus

 The following excerpt from St. Francis de Sales  is the one on which is based the motto of Salesian spirituality, “Live Jesus.”  Francis wrote to Mme. De Limonjon the following,  “Keep in mind the main lesson Jesus left us in three words so that we would never forget it and could repeat it a hundred […]

Perspective on Prayer

St. Francis de Sales says: ” Prayer does not depend on thoughts and reflections.  Prayer is a simple attention of our spirit to God; the more simple and free it is from emotion, the more it is prayer.”(Spiritual Conferences) St. Jane de Chantal tells us, “For prayer, we need only to keep ourselves simply and calmly […]

Blessed John Paul II and St. Francis de Sales

Two saints on the same track Both Blessed Pope John Paul II and St. Francis de Sales emphasized that holiness is possible and desirable by those from all walks of life. Read about the similarities of the two saints in the article below, “Pope John Paul II & St. Francis de Sales,” published by the […]