Catholic Culture Dedication
Catholic Culture Dedication

St. Francis de Sales—Introduction to the Devout Life | Pt. 3 (Ch.1-10)

By James T. Majewski ( bio - articles - email ) | Jun 06, 2023 | In Catholic Culture Audiobooks (Podcast)

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“Anyone who will calmly consider what he has done without God, cannot fail to realize that what he does with God is no merit of his own; and so we may rejoice in that which is good in us, and take pleasure in the fact, but we shall give all the glory to God alone, who alone is its author.”

Part 3

  • Chapter 1—How to Select That Which We Should Chiefly Practice (00:00:38)
  • Chapter 2—The Same Subject Continued (00:09:33)
  • Chapter 3—Patience (00:16:32)
  • Chapter 4—Greater Humility (00:25:45)
  • Chapter 5—Interior Humility (00:31:39)
  • Chapter 6—Humility Makes Us Rejoice in Our Own Abjection (00:41:05)
  • Chapter 7—How to Combine Due Care for a Good Reputation with Humility (00:47:49)
  • Chapter 8—Gentleness Towards Others and Remedies Against Anger (00:55:18)
  • Chapter 9—Gentleness Towards Ourselves (01:03:43)
  • Chapter 10—We Must Attend to the Business of Life Carefully, but Without Eagerness or Over-Anxiety (01:08:13)

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Introduction to the Devout Life full text:

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James T. Majewski is Director of Customer Relations for, the “voice” of Catholic Culture Audiobooks, and co-host of Criteria: The Catholic Film Podcast. Based in New York City, he holds both a BA in Philosophy and an MFA in Acting. See full bio.

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