Sister Françoise-Thérèse “Léonie” Martin, sister of Saint Thérèse of the Child Jesus, is now a Servant of God. Her cause was opened in Caen, France on July 2, 2016, the anniversary of her profession (1900) in the Order of the Visitation.
Maria del Refugio had staked everything on her husband's promising future, so that when he died, her whole world fell down around her. She soon suffered the loss of her son to a deadly illness. However, at a spiritual retreat, she experienced a profound renewal deep inside her. It is now that she realizes that man was created to worship and serve God. Thus begins the founding of a religious order.
The Holy Rosary is a precious gift in our vocational journey. In meditating upon and contemplating its mysteries, we can grow closer to Mary, our mother, intercessor and model of every vocation. We can delve deeper into the heart of the Trinity, which is the final end of all devotions.
Are you at a roadblock in your discernment? Do you feel that you are getting nowhere as you seek God's purpose for your life? You are not alone. In "Discerning with Saint Jane" you will find a saintly guide to walk with you on your discernment journey. The wisdom of Saint Jane de Chantal will be there to help you look at the discernment process in a way that you might never have before.
The wisdom of St Francis de Sales, carried forward by his spiritual descendants over the centuries, is available in this easy-to-read collection of 25 essays. Spanning a diverse range of topics such as suffering, the love of the Sacred Heart, and vocations, these short articles, along with discussion questions, will shine a supernatural light on the ordinary events of your day.
Need help in discerning whether you are called to religious life as a Sister? Wouldn’t it be nice to chat with a Sister who has a lot of experience guiding souls to their God-given calling? Now you can, with the free ebook, “Straightening the Wayward Path: Online Chats About Discernment,” by the Visitation Sisters of the Second Federation in the U.S.
This is the biography of Mother Maria Róża Kolumba Białecka, founder of the Dominican Sisters of the Immaculate Conception. Mother Kolumba was one of those remarkable women who responded to God's call, becoming a beacon of light to the Sisters of her Order.