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Letters to Persons in Religion


A prolific letter writer and teacher, St. Francis de Sales wrote hundreds of letters to those seeking spiritual counsel. Letters to Persons in the Religion is divided into six sections:

  • Letters Previous to the Founding of the Visitation
  • Earlier Letters to Sisters of the Visitation
  • Later Letters to Sisters of the Visitation
  • Further Letters to Religious Outside the Visitation
  • General Instructions to Sisters of the Visitation
  • Letters for Various Festivals

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

Key Features

  • Contains letters of spiritual counsel
  • 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.