Search Results: 'St. Francis'

Search

×
×
×
×
148 results for "St. Francis"
The Writings of St. Francis of Assisi By Francis of Assisi
eBook (PDF): $0.00
Download immediately.
The Writings of St. Francis of Assisi, as translated by Father Paschal Robinson. Exact copy of the 1903 edition from Dolphin Press, right down to the library stamps and student markings. OCR'd and... More > fully searchable.< Less
Prayers of St. Francis Assisi By Saint Francis of Assisi
eBook (ePub): $1.99
Download immediately.
Saint Francis of Assisi was an Italian Catholic friar and preacher. He founded the men's Franciscan Order, the women’s Order of St. Clare, and the lay Third Order of Saint Francis. Though he... More > was never ordained into the Catholic priesthood, Francis is one of the most venerated religious figures in history.< Less
Introduction to the Devout Life By St. Francis of Sales
eBook (PDF): $1.25
Download immediately.
Francis de Sales’s Introduction to the Devout Life has remained a uniquely accessible and relevant treasure of devotion for nearly four hundred years. As Bishop of Geneva in the first quarter... More > of the sevenjteenth century, Francis de Sales saw to the spiritual needs of everyone from the poorest peasants to court ladies. The desire to be closer to God that he found in people from all levels of society led him to compile these instructions on how to live in Christ. Francis’s compassionate Introduction leads the reader through practical ways of attaining a devout life without renouncing the world and offers prayers and meditations to strengthen devotion in the face of temptation and hardship.< Less
Introduction to the Devout Life By St. Francis of Sales
Paperback: $10.98
Ships in 3-5 business days
Francis de Sales’s Introduction to the Devout Life has remained a uniquely accessible and relevant treasure of devotion for nearly four hundred years. As Bishop of Geneva in the first quarter... More > of the sevenjteenth century, Francis de Sales saw to the spiritual needs of everyone from the poorest peasants to court ladies. The desire to be closer to God that he found in people from all levels of society led him to compile these instructions on how to live in Christ. Francis’s compassionate Introduction leads the reader through practical ways of attaining a devout life without renouncing the world and offers prayers and meditations to strengthen devotion in the face of temptation and hardship.< Less
Introduction to the Devout Life By St. Francis de Sales
eBook (ePub): $2.99
Download immediately.
(1 Ratings)
"The writings of Francis de Sales… are a bright light in the Church, pointing out to souls an easy and safe way to arrive at the perfection of a Christian life." (Breviarium... More > Romanum). AN INTRODUCTION TO THE DEVOUT LIFE is a work intended to lead "Philothea", the soul living in the world (all souls), in the path of true devotion. Part I instructs the soul on how to free itself from all affection for sin; in Part II, the Saint teaches how to be united to God by prayer and the sacraments; Part III addresses the practice of virtue; Part IV strengthens against temptation; and Part V teaches the soul how to form its resolutions and to persevere. In his Bull proclaiming Francis de Sales an official Doctor of the Church, Pope Pius IX calls the Saint "The Master and Restorer of Sacred Eloquence" Introduction to the Devout Life is an approachable, timeless masterpiece of psychology, practical morality, and common sense composed by one of the greatest Saints in the history of the Faith.< Less
Spirit of Love By Sales St. Francis of
eBook (ePub): $2.99
Download immediately.
Influenced by the writings of German mystic, Jacob Boehme, William Law wrote two related works of mysticism: The Spirit of Love and The Spirit of Prayer. Written by Law in the 1750s, these books... More > emphasize Law's own creative interpretation of mysticism, which relies heavily on the indwelling of Christ in the believer's soul. The Spirit of Love contains three dialogues shared between the characters Theogenes, Eusebius, and Theophilus. They discuss topics such as the nature of religion, divine revelation, the fall of Adam, and the atonement. Law utilizes these dialogues to reveal the necessity of Christ's salvation. In their final dialogue, Theogenes communicates his enlightened understanding of salvation: "There is but one salvation for all mankind, and that is the life of God in the soul..." Law intended his writings to help readers renew their commitment to the holy life; The Spirit of Love will remind Christians of God's profound love. -Emmalon Davis, CCEL Staff Writer< Less
Of the Progress and Perfection of Love By St. Francis De Sales
eBook (ePub): $1.99
Download immediately.
De Sales was equally known as a friend of the poor, a man of almost supernatural affability and understanding. These qualities come through in Sales' books, the most famous of which was... More > "Introduction to the Devout Life", which - unusual for the time - was written especially for laypeople. In it he counseled charity over penance as a means of progressing in the spiritual life. Sales also left the mystical work, the "Treatise on the Love of God", and many highly valued letters of spiritual direction. He was a notably clear and gracious stylist in French, Italian and Latin. His writings on the perfections of the heart of Mary as the model of love for God influenced Jean Eudes to develop the devotion to the Hearts of Jesus and Mary.< Less
Of the Love of Submission By St. Francis De Sales
eBook (ePub): $1.99
Download immediately.
De Sales was equally known as a friend of the poor, a man of almost supernatural affability and understanding. These qualities come through in Sales' books, the most famous of which was... More > "Introduction to the Devout Life", which - unusual for the time - was written especially for laypeople. In it he counseled charity over penance as a means of progressing in the spiritual life. Sales also left the mystical work, the "Treatise on the Love of God", and many highly valued letters of spiritual direction. He was a notably clear and gracious stylist in French, Italian and Latin. His writings on the perfections of the heart of Mary as the model of love for God influenced Jean Eudes to develop the devotion to the Hearts of Jesus and Mary.< Less
Of the Commandment of Loving God Above All Things By St. Francis De Sales
eBook (ePub): $1.99
Download immediately.
De Sales was equally known as a friend of the poor, a man of almost supernatural affability and understanding. These qualities come through in Sales' books, the most famous of which was... More > "Introduction to the Devout Life", which - unusual for the time - was written especially for laypeople. In it he counseled charity over penance as a means of progressing in the spiritual life. Sales also left the mystical work, the "Treatise on the Love of God", and many highly valued letters of spiritual direction. He was a notably clear and gracious stylist in French, Italian and Latin. His writings on the perfections of the heart of Mary as the model of love for God influenced Jean Eudes to develop the devotion to the Hearts of Jesus and Mary.< Less
Of the Sovereign Authority Which Sacred Love Holds Over All the Virtues By St. Francis De Sales
eBook (ePub): $1.99
Download immediately.
De Sales was equally known as a friend of the poor, a man of almost supernatural affability and understanding. These qualities come through in Sales' books, the most famous of which was... More > "Introduction to the Devout Life", which - unusual for the time - was written especially for laypeople. In it he counseled charity over penance as a means of progressing in the spiritual life. Sales also left the mystical work, the "Treatise on the Love of God", and many highly valued letters of spiritual direction. He was a notably clear and gracious stylist in French, Italian and Latin. His writings on the perfections of the heart of Mary as the model of love for God influenced Jean Eudes to develop the devotion to the Hearts of Jesus and Mary.< Less