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Apostolic Letter of the Holy Father on the 4th Centenary of the Death of St. Francis de Sales

heart 300On December 28, 2022, the Vatican released an apostolic letter, Totum Amoris Est (Everything Pertains to Love), to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the death of St. Francis de Sales. You can read the letter here.

What a beautiful letter; what a gift!

St. Francis de Sales and the Sacraments

Personal Encounters Book Cover ImageDeSales Resource Center has just published a new book by Margaret Margeton entitled, Personal Encounters with the Love of God: St. Francis de Sales and the Sacraments.

Each of the seven chapters begins with a brief overview of the sacrament being considered and then explores how the sacrament was effective in the life and writings of St. Francis de Sales and/or another Salesian saint, such as St. Jane de Chantal. The book includes some brief anecdotes about Margaret's own experiences of the sacraments, some going back to her childhood, others more recent. At the end of each chapter there are a few questions for reflection and a boxed summary of key points about each sacrament, based on the Catechism of the Catholic Church. The book is approximately 150 pages long. It is available for $12, plus tax and shipping, from or by calling 1-800-782-2270.

2018 Pilgrimage to Annecy & Rome

2017 07 11 18 56 44The Diocese of Wilmington is sponsoring a pilgrimage to Annecy and Rome this coming April 16-26, 2018. Download this brochure for details!