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S. Francis de Sales Bishop and Prince of Geneva. by Henrietta Louisa Farrer

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Published by Rivingtons in London .
Written in English


  • Francis, de Sales, Saint, 1567-1622

Book details:

The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 272 p.
Number of Pages272
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23332207M

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Francis de Sales's literary masterpiece, Treatise on the Love of God, was originally published in while he was Bishop of Geneva. This modern edition of the treatise preserves de Sales's gentle prose, his enthusiasm for God, compassion, and good humor.   St. Francis de Sales ——♦—— Dear reader, I pray you to read this Preface for your satisfaction and for mine. ——— The bouquet-maker, Glycera, was so skilful in diversifying the arrangement and mixture of the flowers which she used, that with the same flowers she made a great variety ofBrand: CrossReach Publications.   The NOOK Book (eBook) of the St. Francis de Sales Books: An Introduction to the Devout Life & Of the Love of God by St. Francis de Sales at Barnes & Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your : CrossReach Publications. Francis de Sales’s most popular book is Introduction to the Devout Life. Francis de Sales has books on Goodreads with ratings. Francis de Sales’s most popular book is Introduction to the Devout Life.

  Saint Francis de Sales is another example of a disciple of Christ who literally lived the Gospel of Christ in his daily life. By the grace and love of God, he was also able to communicate his life in Christ in his own words. This book is a beautiful and deeply spiritual tribute to a life fully lived in and for the love of s: The Saint Francis de Sales Collection [15 Books] - Kindle edition by Sales, Saint Francis de, Catholic Way Publishing. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Saint Francis de Sales Collection [15 Books]/5(31). Francis De Sales, Jane De Chantal: Letters of Spiritual Direction (Classics of Western Spirituality) (English and French Edition) by St. Francis de Sales, Jane de Chantal, et al. Roses Among Thorns: Simple Advice for Renewing Your Spiritual Journey. Introduction to the Devout Life. Only 3 left in stock (more on the way). Francis de Sales is the author of various collections of sermons on Mary, Lent, prayer and Christmastide, as well as a work entitled Set Your Heart Free, edited by John Kirvan. He was known as a spiritually understanding man as well as a friend of the poor/5(12).

St. Francis de Sales was born on Aug , in France, near the present-day Swiss border. He was the firstborn of thirteen children, five of whom died in infancy, and was named after Francis of Assisi. His father, also named Francis, at the age of forty-three married a young girl named Frances, who was fourteen years old at the time. The second part of the title is beautifully apt, but this book is not beautifully written, unfortunately. St. Francis De Sales is a new saint for me and I am disappointed that this biography is poorly done. The author seems to pre-suppose that the reader will have an excellent grasp of the politics and geography of Europe in the early 17th century.4/5. This book is a treat. Francis De Sales is known for his practical wisdom and there is just no one better (other than our Lord). It is a perfect book to read a reflection each day. They are divided up into page reflections and each one is so rich and helpful for your every day life/5(62). Saint Francis de Sales encouraged people in every occupation and situation to the pursuit of “the devout life”. This soft cover booklet is a gathering of his thoughts and those of St. Jane de Chantal, his spiritual companion. It is printed by the Visitation Sisters and is pocket sized to be your companion in the daily tasks of life and it’s joys and sorrows. (also consider the book.