A Spoonful of Honey from St. Francis de Sales…

“Have only a pure, simple, peaceful longing to please God; this will leave you to act without fear and with peace and gentleness.”

“Before we become a saint in heaven we must first be good men and women on this earth.”

“Let us strive to make the present moment beautiful.”


Today, there are Religious and Lay People all over world that live this spirituality. These organizations make up the North American Salesian Network, NASN. Learn more about NASN through our brochure located here.

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204, 2019

When Giving Up Doesn’t Seem Enough

April 2nd, 2019|0 Comments

A high school senior recently shared with me that he had given up desserts for Lent. As successful as his Lenten practice had been going, he mentioned that he felt that "something was missing". Lent [...]

1601, 2019

Digital Reminders

January 16th, 2019|0 Comments

Isn't technology wonderful? This past week, I had a unique experience with my iPhone. Last Saturday I woke up and I had this notification on my lock screen: “Jim’s birthday is today? Call him?” followed [...]

701, 2019

What it takes to be a Saint?

January 7th, 2019|0 Comments

A cursory look at the life of Saint Léonie Aviat can mislead us into thinking that her road to holiness was easy.  After all, she grew up in a loving, middle class French family. Their [...]

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Let Some Words from Our Salesian Saints Guide Your Way

“To the young: I love you with all my heart, and it is sufficient for me that you are young to love you deeply… You will hardly find anyone who will love you more in Jesus Christ and who will have greater concern for your happiness.”
St. John Bosco
“Courage my good Sisters; let us do good as long as we have time. Never get discouraged, no matter what difficulties you may have to encounter.”
St. Mary Mazzarello
“I feel a great yearning, a strong need of becoming a saint. I never knew it could be so easy, but now I see one can be happy and holy, too. I absolutely want to become asaint! I must!”
St. Dominic Savio
“When I return home, I will teach my people the ways of God. I will start a school for the children and teach them peace. I am going to be a Salesian priest and will be their spiritual chief.”
Zepherin Namucura