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Year of Faith and Salesian Scholars

This insightful article by Senior Salesian Scholar Father Alexander T. Pocetto, OSFS, PH.d, entitled Love and Belief, St Francis de Sales and the New Evangelization, will stir your intellectual and devotional faculties. http://web1.desales.edu/assets/salesian/PDF/ATP-NewEvangelization.pdf He suggests “To appreciate fully this relationship of belief or faith to love, we should ask ourselves not so much “What do […]

The Holy Spirit’s Power in the Order of the Visitation of Holy Mary

I’d like to reflect on the mystery of the Visitation and enter that mystery, in the here and now, by focusing on the Holy Spirit’s powerful engagement in the Visitation narrative. We’re asking the Spirit to act and move among us in a similar way to the Spirit’s action between Mary and Elizabeth, between the […]

Holy Week Conferences

We continue our “behind the scenes” visit to a Visitation Monastery Chapter Room where the Superior gives fervent little talks to her Sisters during Holy Week. Mother Mary de Sales Chappuis, VHM said,” This last week of Lent should bring us new lights in a spirit of Faith, of constancy, and of love which will […]