Salesian Timeline

Timeline created by Michael Vallorani
In History
  • Aug 21, 1567

    Birth of St. Francis de Sales

    Birth of St. Francis de Sales
    St. Francis was born in the year 1567.
  • St. Francis enters priesthood

    St. Francis enters priesthood
    St. Francis made the decision to finally enter the priesthood.
  • St. Jane de Chantel becomes a nun.

    On this day, Jane entered the sisterhood and officially became a nun once her children moved out. This order was called the Visitation Sisters of Holy Mary.
  • St. Margaret Mary Alacoque Has great visions of Jesus.

    St. Margaret Mary Alacoque was ill for most of her life but then she had a great vision of the Sacred Heart of Jesus.
  • St. Jane de Chantel is canonized.

    On this day, St. Jane was canonized a saint for all the things she did for the religious community.
  • Mother Mary de Sales Chappuis

    Mother Mary de Sales Chappuis convinced Fr. Bristol for 30 years to make an order men dedicated to St. Francis de Sales.
  • Fr. Brisson creates the order.

    Fr. Brisson and five other men create the religious order dedicated to St. Francis de Sales.