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Francis de Sales & Jane de Chantal From the Saints by Our Side Series By Wendy Wright The story of the extraordinary spiritual friendship between Francis de Sales and Jane de Chantal is recounted in this welcome addition to the Saints by Our Side series from Pauline Press. Francis de Sales (1567–1622) was a priest,…

The new Direction of Intention Card The Bible tells us to : Pray always and not to lose heart (Lk 18:1) Pray in the Spirit at all times (Eph 6:18) Devote yourselves to prayer (Col 4:2) Persevere in prayer (Rom 12:12) Pray without ceasing (1 Thes 5:18) How can we do that? In the Salesian…

When we allow our human heart to be surrounded by God’s heart, we find joy and hope in the nooks and crannies of each moment and God present in every wrinkle of our day. This awesome love that God has for us is a touchstone of Salesian Spirituality, a spirituality for everyday people living everyday…

“Since your situation requires that you strenuously row on the stormy seas of this world, you must try never to swallow its water, but drink rather of the streams of God’s grace, in all your thirsts turning to that Divine source of living water with the loving trust of a child for its Mother or…

This thought can be both consoling and thought provoking. What is it that I really love? Focus on? Desire? Spend time with? I can’t help but becoming influenced and take on the qualities, values, characteristics of what I really love. God. Self-absorption. Nature. Lust. Stuff. Violence. Peace. Calm. Noise. Another person. Jesus. So how am…

“Let us be what we are, and be that well, so that we may bring honor to the Master Craftsman whose handiwork we are. People laughed at the painter who, intending to paint a horse, came up with a perfect bull; the work was handsome in itself, but not much credit to the artist who…

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