Catholic Classics

Day 24: Mortification for Purification (Introduction to the Devout Life)

November 16th, 2022  •  26 mins 48 secs  •  Download (24.5 MB)  •  Link with Timestamp

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In today’s episode, Saint Francis de Sales addresses the importance of external mortifications and, in particular, the practice of fasting and sleeping. He explains that mortification is a tool for purification. Fr. Gregory and Fr. Jacob-Bertrand discuss the importance of putting to death the desires in our lives that have become idols.