Spiritual Patrons of the Congregation
St. Francis de Sales, Patron
St. Francis de Sales is the Apostle of Chablais, the Gentleman saint, a Doctor of the Church and the Patron of Writers. Various religious congregations have been founded under the patronage of St. Francis de Sales. And he is the heavenly patron of the Missionaries of St. Francis de Sales also known as Fransalians.
Mother of Compassion, Patroness
Fr Mermier considered the devotion to Mother of Compassion as one of the integral expressions of salesian spirituality and considered her the natural patroness for the congregation. t.