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The Spiritual Conferences


The Spiritual Conferences are a collection of instructions addressed to the Sisters of the Order of the Visitation of Holy Mary. For over two years St. Francis de Sales delivered these 21 discourses in the orchards outside of the order. Topics include confidence, cordiality, humility, generosity, and more.

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This volume is also part of the Post-Reformation Catholic Thought and Piety collection.

Key Features

  • Offers 21 discourses on Christian living
  • Provides insight into late sixteenth- and early seventeenth-century monastic life
  • Presents the wisdom of a modern Doctor of the Church

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About the Author

St. Francis de Sales (August 21, 1567 – December 28, 1622) was bishop of Geneva and is a Roman Catholic saint. He worked to convert Protestants back to Catholicism, and was an accomplished preacher. He is known also for his writings on the topic of spiritual direction and spiritual formation, particularly Introduction to the Devout Life, along with his Treatise on the Love of God.