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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1510, 2017

October 15th, 2017|0 Comments

During this month when we remember the 500th anniversary of the beginning of the Protestant Reformation, it is good to turn to Saint Francis de Sales who dedicated so much of his time and energy [...]

210, 2017

Francis de Sales on Marriage.

October 2nd, 2017|0 Comments

In Part 3 of the Introduction to the Devout Life, in his Instruction to Married Persons, Francis de Sales reflects on the holiness of marriage and exhorts his readers to a married love that is [...]

109, 2017

Let Your Light Shine

September 1st, 2017|0 Comments

"No one who lights a lamp conceals it with a vessel or sets it under a bed; rather, he places it on a lampstand so that those who enter may see the light…” Lighting a [...]

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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