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Video #9: January 24, 2019

Who is St. Francis de Sales?

Who are the saints of our parishes that we honor and pray to? And, how can we be guided by them? In this NEW video series, we reveal the story and meaning of your church’s patron saint. Through guest interviews, you’ll discover ways to be Guided by Saints in your everyday life.

Join saint expert Alan McCauley, and Fr. Tony Zimmer for insightful conversation about the saints of our parishes and how we can be guided by them.


Video #9: January 24, 2019: Who is St. Francis de Sales?

The words that changed his life ...learn about a saint converted by a mantra.

St. Francis de Sales, a man well known for his intelligence, devotion and gentleness, struggled early on in his faith journey. His life dramatically changed after encountering the Bible verse, "God is love."

What words have shaped or impacted your life? Fr. Tony and Alan McCauley explore how St. Francis learned
to accept himself and to love others as God loves them. Enjoy five minutes learning about the saint who continues to empower, encourage and heal others today with his writing and example

Join Alan McCauley, local saint expert and theology educator, and Fr. Tony Zimmer of St. Anthony on the Lake in Pewaukee. Together, they’ll explore the powerhouse saint, Francis de Sales.


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