Lifelong Catechesis

Forming Catholic identity across generations
June 25, 2024

Ordinary Time

For a large part of the liturgical year, we devote ourselves to listening to the mystery of Christ in all its aspects unfolded as we seek God's truth and understanding.

Saint of the Week

Second Sunday in Ordinary Time

Francis de Sales, Bishop and Doctor

Francis was born France and studied at the University of Padua where he received his doctorate in law at the age of twenty-four. Despite the opposition of his father and an offer of a high government position, Francis chose to become a priest and was ordained in 1593. He was a very good preacher and spoke with clear, plain language. Many people came to hear him. He also loved the poor and rejected, and was committed to them throughout his life. Eventually, because of his holiness, he was made a bishop.

Francis was dedicated to people whose faith was weak and he worked to bring them back to the faith. How can you help the church welcome back those whose faith has grown cold?