St. Francis de Sales: Doctor of Love

The Eiffel Tower, crepes, St. Francis de Sales, these three gifts to the world all came from France. Although the first two may be more well known to the world at large, St. Francis de Sales is a well known saint in the Church. He is also referred to as the Doctor of Love, but you’ll have to listen to the episode to get the story behind that one.

The Rest of the Story

with Fr. Brian Graebe

In this episode we talk about the happy ending that is the ascension of Jesus Christ.  Jesus completed our salvation with His resurrection and after this, He returns home to heaven; something that upon meditating can help us to understand the full context of the Easter mystery as well as enlighten our own pursuits towards a homecoming with God, our Father.  

 

 

The Father of Monasticism

with Fr. John Wilson

For part II of our history series on monks and friars, we discuss the great contributions of Saint Benedict to monastic life.  The Father of Monasticism, Saint Benedict, lived in a time when monasticism was already practiced, however at this particular time in history, he was able to give monastic life its form through his influence of order and discipline.