Jan 24 – St. Francis de Sales – Franciscan Saint of the Day
The Life of St. Francis de Sales, Cordbearer of St. Francis (1567-1622) for the Franciscan Saint of the Day for Jan 24. St. Francis de Sales who was Bishop and missionary to Geneva, Switzerland, converting many recent Calvinists, Protestants back to Catholicism. He wrote many tracts for the purpose evangelization and founded the Visitation Nuns with St. Jane de Chantal, and was declared a Doctor of the Church.
Reflection is on Kindness where we present truth with sweetness.
Always being patient in times of trial and business
Kindness and meekness to sinners
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Also on YouTube: https://youtu.be/GP9H0DQfGJI
Read by Fr. Ignatius Manfredonia, FI from Marion Habig's 'The Franciscan Book of Saints' Revised Edition, Franciscan Herald Press, ISBN: 978-0819907516
Playlist of Franciscan Saints: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2TxcAETrU_k&list=PLejh_e0-LN4wErRczZGry4TXytCZFiLCm