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The Beauties of St. Francis de Sales

The Beauties of St. Francis de Sales

bishop and prince of Geneva. Selected and translated from the writings of John Peter Camus.

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Published by Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown and Green in London, England .
Written in English


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Drawn from the letters of St. Francis de Sales, it presents clear and direct advice about praying, resisting temptation, and maintaining devotion to God. A key figure in France's Counter Reformation, St. Francis de Sales (–) served as Bishop of Geneva and was canonized in   By St. Francis de Sales. St. Francis de Sales (–), bishop, Doctor of the Church, and patron of writers, was ordained a priest in He was elected bishop of Geneva in With Jane Frances Frémyot, Baroness de Chantal, St. Francis founded the Visitation of Holy Mary in Annecy in Savoy.

Francis de Sales was born in the Savoy district of France in and ordained a priest in At that time the religious and political struggles of the time had placed under the control of Roman Catholic rulers several regions in which the people were mostly Protestants.   St. Francis de Sales was born on Aug , in France, near the present-day Swiss border. He was the firstborn of thirteen children, five of whom died in infancy, and was named after Francis of Assisi. His father, also named Francis, at the age of forty-three married a young girl named Frances, who was fourteen years old at the time.

It is worth noting that one of the books that St Francis de Sales held in special esteem was the Spiritual Combat by Lorenzo Scupoli. Francis knew that strife is part of life; but he renewed ‘religious spirit' by transferring austerity from external religious observance to interior religious observance. Fall Book Study Are you seeking to know God more fully and love Him more deeply? This year’s small group study focuses on a 10 week personal retreat with St. Francis de Sales and is based on the book “Lift Up Your Heart” by John Burns.


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An abridged Memoir of St. Francis de Sales, i An Account of the Evlque de Bellay, xvii Troth and Charity, 1 Humility, 8 St. Francis distrusts himself, 9 Obedience and Authority, 11 Submission, 13 Monsieur de Bellay tries to imitate St. Francis mode of Preaching, 15 Mildness, 18 Perfection, 20 Lore your Enemies, 26 Memory and Judgment, 28Pages: Books Advanced Search New Releases Best Sellers & More Children's Books Textbooks Textbook Rentals Best Books of the Month of results for St.

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St. Francis de Sales is widely known for his writings on spiritual direction and spiritual formation, particularly the Introduction to the Devout Life and the Treatise on the Love of God. Though admired for his intellect and theological wisdom, he spoke with simplicity and earnestness, so that all could understand; and he stressed that sanctity Reviews: 5.

St. Francis de Sales is a Doctor of the Church and great evangelist who brought many thousands back to the Church after the Reformation, especially Calvinists.

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Francis de Sales, C.O., T.O.M.,A.O.F.M. Cap. (French: François de Sales; Italian: Francesco di Sales) was a Bishop of Geneva and is honored as a saint in the Roman Catholic father sent him to a good school when he was young, and he received spiritual formation from the Jesuits.5/5(6).

Francis de Sales was born on Augat the Château de Sales in the kingdom of Savoy near Geneva, Switzerland. He came from a noble family and even as a child he desired to serve God completely. Though frail and delicate, he had a quick, intelligent mind and a gentle, kind disposition. St. Francis de Sales was a spiritual giant during the 17th century and wrote one of the most well-known spiritual classics of all time, called Introduction to the Devout Life.

It was unique in its. The Prayer to St Joseph by St Francis de Sales, is a very efficacious prayer you can use when you're feeling weighed down by troubles and trials. St Joseph took care of the Holy Family. He cares about us to and we can pray for his intercession when we're having a tough time.

Let St. Francis de Sales illumine the path to holiness and strengthen your desire to walk that road with the Lord. Francis de Sales (–) was the Bishop of Geneva and a renowned spiritual director.

Preaching during the Counter-Reformation, he is estimated to have conver Calvinists in. By St. Francis de Sales. Take St. Francis de Sales as the guide of your spiritual journey. As a highly regarded spiritual advisor, he and his personal letters are practical guides for those seeking to find peace in our busy world.

Life Early years. Francis de Sales was born on 21 August in the Château de Sales into the noble Sales family of the Duchy of Savoy, in what is today Thorens-Glières, Haute-Savoie, father was François de Sales, Lord of Boisy, Sales, and mother was Françoise de Sionnaz, the only child of the prominent magistrate, Melchior de Sionnaz, and a noblewoman.

From St. Francis de Sales' Introduction to a devout life, and Treatise on the love of God; and from Father Crasset's Considérations chrétienne, Méthode d'oraison, and Dévotion du Calvaire. Analogous passages from other authors are also included.

pref. — St. Francis de Sales. God’s will be done. Francis de Sales believed that we are created to know and love God and do His will—but also that God’s will is manifested in two ways: His signified will to be done by us, and the will of His good pleasure, His providence shown in our circumstances.

Both require loving submission, grace. The beauties of st. Francis de Sales, selected and tr. from the writings of John Peter Camus.

by Jean Pierre Camus. Share your thoughts Complete your review. Tell readers what you thought by rating and reviewing this book.

Rate it * You Rated it *Author: Jean Pierre Camus. TAN Books is a traditional Catholic publisher of Saints lives, liturgical and devotional works, and classic titles on dogmatic, ascetical and mystical theology. Bibles, books, booklets and calendars.

Jesus Christ, Blessed Virgin Mary, history, afterlife, miracles. This deluxe book contains a collection of hundreds of direct quotes and short sayings of St.

Francis de Sales, carefully arranged by major virtues of the Christian life. The quotes are arranged and classified by the virtues represented in the classic 15 decade Rosary.This is an excellent devotional book.

Spiritual and theological, St. Francis de Sales uses the Church Fathers, Scripture, and Classical literature to illuminate points about divine love and living a grace-filled life.

Ideally, this book can be read slowly as part of one’s a daily devotions/5(15).St. Francis de Sales began An Introduction to the Devout Life as a correspondence with a married women looking to increase her spiritual devotion in the midst of a busy life; the result was a layman’s guide to the spiritual life.

Each chapter is a short meditation designed to challenge and refocus the believer towards an authentic Christian life.