St. Francis de Sales

St. Francis de Sales


St. Francis de Sales (1567–1622), bishop, Doctor of the Church, and patron of writers, was ordained a priest in 1593. He was elected bishop of Geneva in 1602. With Jane Frances Frémyot, Baroness de Chantal, St. Francis founded the Visitation of Holy Mary in Annecy in Savoy. He died of a cerebral hemorrhage in Lyons, France, on December 28, 1622. St. Francis de Sales was canonized in 1665.


The Beauty of the Devout Life

Mercy of God

Have Confidence in the Mercy of God

God's will

Accepting God’s Will

Sign of the Cross

What Is the Sign of the Cross?


Be Willing to Simply Love God


Peace of Soul and Humility


Are You Too Busy to Pray?

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The Imagination in Prayer


Be Open to God’s Inspirations

“In the Midst of the Busyness”