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.”

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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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2203, 2018

‘We would like to see Jesus”

March 22nd, 2018|0 Comments

In John 12: 20- 33, a number of Greeks approach Philip with this request: "We would all like to see Jesus." Can't we all relate to that desire? Where do we look for Jesus? Up [...]

1403, 2018

All have a vocation. All are called to holiness.

March 14th, 2018|0 Comments

“When God created the world He commanded each tree to bear fruit after its kind; and even so He bids Christians,--the living trees of His Church,--to bring forth fruits of devotion, each one according to [...]

703, 2018

Living Lent-Praying with Scripture

March 7th, 2018|0 Comments

St. Francis de Sales gives sound advice on how to meditate with Holy Scripture. He suggests: ” We can consider the Holy Bible, that is, the mysteries contained therein, and principally the Gospels, in two [...]

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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