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Salesian Spirituality Meant for Ordinary Walks of Life

Ever heard the phrase, “Grow where you’re planted?” How about, “The only time you have is each present moment,” or “Keep things in perspective”? These phrases, along with many others, comes from the writings of St. Francis de Sales, a bishop and doctor of the Church who lived in the 1600’s in France. St. Francis […]

Pope on St. Francis: He gave us the spirit of liberty

St. Francis de Sales paved the way for today’s idea that the laity can make each day holy and sanctify their everyday activity, Pope Benedict XVI said this week during his Wednesday audience at the Vatican. The Holy Father reviewed St. Francis’ works, Treatise on the Love of God, and Introduction to the Devout Life, […]

Meditation booklet to be put on internet

Sharing Prayerful Moments with St. Jane de Chantal Wife, mother, widow and foundress of the Visitation Order The following is the foreword to the booklet, Sharing Prayerful Moments with St. Jane de Chantal. We hope to publish the booklet on this website chapter by chapter. This is the first time that this booklet has been […]