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“St. Francis de Sales”

Salesian Spirituality Is Strong and Growing

As Visitation Sisters around the world look forward to the feast of St. Francis de Sales Jan 24, the sisters in the United States say that an interest in the spirituality crafted by St. Francis de Sales and St. Jane de Chantal remains strong. That’s true, judged by web visits to the Sisters’ new Second […]

New Video Tells of the Life of Foundress Jane de Chantal

The life of St. Jane Francis de Chantal was marked with much suffering — in her marriage and among those around her. But, along with St. Francis de Sales, she found the courage to start a congregation of women seeking a deep relationship with God. The new video, “Longsuffering Leader: the Life of St. Jane de […]

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 […]