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15 Days of Prayer With Saint Francis De Sales

by Claude Morel, Victoria Hebert (translator), Denis Sabourin (translator)

Francis de Sales: Introduction to the Devout Life and Treatise on the Love of God

Wendy M. Wright
This popular presentation of the life and writings of one of the most influential figures in the history of Christianity includes many rich segments from the spiritual classics Introduction to the Devout Life and Treatise on the Love of God. Wright introduces the reader to the world of de Sales and distills from his masterworks the insights that are as applicable today as when first written.

Francis De Sales, Jane De Chantal : Letters of Spiritual Direction

by De Sales, Saint Francis, Wendy Wright, Peronne M. Thibert (Translator), Joseph F. Power

Praying With Francis De Sales

by Thomas F. Dailey, Geri Braden-Whartenby, Joan F. Connelly
Francis spoke directly to ordinary people about Christian life. His writings, especially his “Introduction to the Devout Life”, are filled with practical advice for lay people, and his spirituality not only inspired Vincent de Paul and John Baptist de La Salle, but the orientation of Vatican II to champion the universal call to holiness.

A Retreat With Francis De Sales, Jane De Chantal, and Aelred of Rievaulx : Befriending Each Other in God

by Wendy M. Wright, Gloria Hutchinson (Editor)
Your directors for this retreat, Befriending Each Other in God, are Francis de Sales, charismatic bishop of Geneva and author of the popular devotional guide, Introduction to the Devout Life; Jane de Chantal, wife, mother, widow and foundress of the religious community for women, the Visitation of Holy Mary; and Aelred of Rievaulx, twelfth-century prior of the Cistercian monastery of Rievaulx in England and author of On Spiritual Friendship. With Francis, Jane and Aelred, you will explore the dynamics and texture of the spiritual friendships so essential to becoming more open to God and helping you become who you want to be.