Director of Salesian Studies Anne Williams shares a message about the Feast of Saint Margaret Mary Alacoque.
Director of Salesian Studies Anne Williams offers the following information about this year's Salesian virtue, adapted from writings from the Visitation Salesian Network:
The 2019-20 Salesian Virtue - Joyful Presence
Jane de Chantal's life was replete with all kinds of challenges. Her courage in facing daunting losses of children, parents, and other people who had enriched her life considerably reminds us of the "valiant woman" of Scripture.
Jane's courage was rooted in her strong, steadfast faith which enabled her to see the hand of God in all that unfolded in her life. Her path to sanctity was forged by accepting the challenges that came her way as what she often referred to as "God's good pleasure."