St. Francis de Sales in his letters
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Published by Sands & Co. in London, Edinburgh .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by the Sisters of the visitation, Harrow on the Hill. Introduction by the Right Rev. Abbot Butler, with a foreword by His Eminence Cardinal Bourne.
ContributionsButler, Edward Cuthbert, 1858-1934., Sisters of the Visitation, Harrow-on-the-Hill.
LC ClassificationsBX4700.F85 A4
The Physical Object
Pagination4 p. l., 11-282 p.
Number of Pages282
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6321605M
LC Control Number35011301

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  Francis was the first to receive a solemn beatification at St. Peter’s, Rome (). In he became the first writer in French to be named doctor of the church. In addition to his spiritual works, his writings include controversies against Calvinists, letters, sermons, and documents on diocesan administration. Aug St. Francis de Sales (), bishop, Doctor of the Church, and patron of writers, was ordained a priest in He reconverted the inhabitants of Chablais from Calvinism. He was elected bishop of Geneva in With Jane Frances Fremyot, Baroness de Chantal, St. Francis founded the Visitation of Holy Mary in Annecy in Savoy/5(25). Francis de Sales, Jane de Chantal: Letters of Spiritual Direction (Classics of Western Spirituality (Paperback)) (English and French Edition) [St. Francis de Sales, Jane de Chantal, Wendy M. Wright, Joseph F. Power, Peronne Marie Thibert] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Francis de Sales, Jane de Chantal: Letters of Spiritual Direction (Classics of Western Spirituality Reviews: Introduction to the Devout Life Paperback – April 9, by Francis De Sales (Author), Cardinal Archbishop Edward Egan (Preface) out of 5 stars 93 ratings. See all 7 formats and editions. Hide other formats and editions. Paperback, April 9, $ Read with Our Free App. $ 50 Used from $ 27 New from $/5(93).

Introduction to the Devout Life (French: Introduction à la vie dévote) is a book written by Saint Francis de Sales, the first edition being published in The final edition was published in , prior to the death of Francis in It enjoyed wide popularity, and was well received in both Protestant and Catholic circles, evidenced by its translation into all major languages of the day. MACKEY has given an English translation of the Letters to Persons in the World, and of the Letters to Persons in Religion (London); he has also published noteworthy articles on St. Francis de Sales as an Orator (London) and St. Francis de Sales as a Director in Am. Eccl. Rev. (). St. Francis de Sales was born to a noble family at Chateau de Sales in the Kingdom of Savoy near Geneva, Switzerland on Aug He was a Bishop and Doctor of the Church. Francis was both intelligent and gentle. From a very early age, he desired to serve God. He knew for years he had a vocation to the priesthood, but kept it from his. St. Francis de Sales was born in to a noble family in the Duchy of Savoy. At a young age, he experienced profound anxiety while reflecting on the topic of predestination.

  St. Francis was born in France on Aug , to aristocratic parents. He had five younger brothers. Francis’ father desired for him to attend college in hopes that Francis would someday be a magistrate. For years, however, Francis felt God calling him to the priesthood, though he never mentioned it to his family. He attended [ ]. Since he had his own diocese to attend to back in Geneva, St. Francis de Sales put Jane Frances in touch with St. Vincent de Paul, the great Parisian saint of the poor, and he helped her govern. The introduction was almost as long as all of the letters, but it was very rich in helping me understand the teachings of St Francis de Sales and St Jane de Chantal. The letters were uplifting and worth the read/5. Francis de Sales (French: François de Sales; Italian: Francesco di Sales; 21 August – 28 December ) was a Bishop of Geneva and is honored as a saint in the Catholic Church. He became noted for his deep faith and his gentle approach to the religious divisions in his land resulting from the Protestant is known also for his writings on the topic of spiritual direction Attributes: Heart of Jesus, Crown of Thorns.