He Leadeth Me

He Leadeth Me Author Walter J. Ciszek, S.J.
ISBN-10 9780307818720
Year 2012-10-17
Pages 240
Language en
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He Leadeth Me is a deeply personal story of one man’s spiritual odyssey and the unflagging faith which enabled him to survive the ordeal that wrenched his body and spirit to near collapse. Captured by a Russian army during World War II and convicted of being a “Vatican spy,” Jesuit Father Walter J. Ciszek spent some 23 agonizing years in Soviet prisons and the labor camps of Siberia. He here recalls how it was only through an utter reliance on God’s will that he managed to endure. He tells of the courage he found in prayer—a courage that eased the loneliness, the pain, the frustration, the anguish, the fears, the despair. For, as Ciszek relates, the solace of spiritual contemplation gave him an inner serenity upon which he was able to draw amidst the “arrogance of evil” that surrounded him. Learning to accept even the inhuman work of toiling in the infamous Siberian salt mines as a labor pleasing to God, he was able to turn the adverse forces of circumstance into a source of positive value and a means of drawing closer to the compassionate and never-forsaking Divine Spirit. He Leadeth Me is a book to inspire all Christians to greater faith and trust in God—even in their darkest hour. For, as the author asks, “What can ultimately trouble the soul that accepts every moment of every day as a gift from the hands of God and strives always to do his will?”

He Leadeth Me

He Leadeth Me Author Walter J. Ciszek, S.J.
ISBN-10 9780307818720
Year 2012-10-17
Pages 240
Language en
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He Leadeth Me is a deeply personal story of one man’s spiritual odyssey and the unflagging faith which enabled him to survive the ordeal that wrenched his body and spirit to near collapse. Captured by a Russian army during World War II and convicted of being a “Vatican spy,” Jesuit Father Walter J. Ciszek spent some 23 agonizing years in Soviet prisons and the labor camps of Siberia. He here recalls how it was only through an utter reliance on God’s will that he managed to endure. He tells of the courage he found in prayer—a courage that eased the loneliness, the pain, the frustration, the anguish, the fears, the despair. For, as Ciszek relates, the solace of spiritual contemplation gave him an inner serenity upon which he was able to draw amidst the “arrogance of evil” that surrounded him. Learning to accept even the inhuman work of toiling in the infamous Siberian salt mines as a labor pleasing to God, he was able to turn the adverse forces of circumstance into a source of positive value and a means of drawing closer to the compassionate and never-forsaking Divine Spirit. He Leadeth Me is a book to inspire all Christians to greater faith and trust in God—even in their darkest hour. For, as the author asks, “What can ultimately trouble the soul that accepts every moment of every day as a gift from the hands of God and strives always to do his will?”

Advent of the Heart

Advent of the Heart Author Alfred Delp
ISBN-10 1586170813
Year 2006
Pages 233
Language en
Publisher Ignatius Press
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Accused of conspiring against the Nazi government, he was arrested in 1944, tortured, imprisoned, and executed on February 2, 1945. While in prison, Fr. Delp was able to write secretly the beautiful meditations now published in this book. These were smuggled out and copies were circulated for the edification of other prisoners, as well as non-prisoners. These meditations from prison include his powerful Advent reflections about the profound spiritual meaning and lessons of this season of hope. This book includes as well the sermons he gave on this subject at his parish in Munich before his arrest by the Nazi.

Essential Writings

Essential Writings Author Chiara Lubich
ISBN-10 9781565482593
Year 2007
Pages 432
Language en
Publisher New City Press
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Most comprehensive compendium of writings by Chiara Lubich one of the most influential Catholic women of today.

Maurice and Therese

Maurice and Therese Author Patrick Ahern
ISBN-10 9780307568885
Year 2009-07-01
Pages 300
Language en
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As Saint Therese lay dying in the Carmel of Lisieux, she overheard a conversation that amused her. Outside her window, two nuns were discussing what they could write in her obituary that could possibly be of any interest, since the twenty-four-year-old nun had never done anything worth noting. Therese was pleased, for she had always kept a low profile. With the posthumous publication of her spiritual autobiography in 1898, however, that low profile would vanish instantly. She became one of the most beloved saints of all time, and her influence will expand dramatically because of Pope John Paul II's declaration that she is a Doctor of the Church. Amid growing interest in her writings comes the collected correspondence between her and a humble young seminarian, Maurice Belliere. Though they never met in person, they exchanged twenty-one letters that opened a window on the heart of Saint Therese that would have remained forever closed had Maurice not written to the Mother Superior at the convent asking for a nun to pray for him. The Mother Superior chose Therese, and in these conversational letters the Little Flower reveals herself in a way that we would never have known from her autobiography. In his accompanying text, Bishop Patrick Ahern expertly leads the reader into the worlds of Maurice and Therese and reveals the full beauty of this saint's spirituality.

The Love That Keeps Us Sane

The Love That Keeps Us Sane Author Marc Foley
ISBN-10 0809140020
Year 2000
Pages 93
Language en
Publisher Paulist Press
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At the heart of Therese's method is learning how to keep one's perspective by seeing all things in light of eternity, seeing all things the way God sees. This enables one to live more authentically and more attentively. The method helps readers to become involved in life without being absorbed by it, to love without becoming enmeshed, and to deal with life's absurdities without losing faith or peace of mind. Five simple everyday choices help foster this perspective and transform ordinary life into moments of true grace.Those already devoted to the Little Flower will love this fresh new look at her spirituality. In addition, the book makes for enlightening and perhaps surprising reading for pastors, clergy and religious, directors of religious ed, retreat directors, chaplains, and family counselors. The principle of viewing life in light of eternity can also provide comfort and relief for parents dealing with children, for those experiencing change or loss, and for people in therapy.

Jesuit Saints Martyrs

Jesuit Saints   Martyrs Author Joseph N. Tylenda
ISBN-10 UOM:39015040179601
Year 1998-01-01
Pages 478
Language en
Publisher Loyola Press
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Almost 200 entries tell the colorful stories of 347 Jesuit saints and martyrs. The brief biographies are arranged by calendar date and highlight significant information that reveals what it means to be a Jesuit and what it means to be saintly. This 1998 edition includes revised text, new indexes, and is illustrated with rare 17th century engravings.

Modern Saints

Modern Saints Author Ann Ball
ISBN-10 0895552221
Year 1983
Pages 458
Language en
Publisher Tan Books & Pub
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Stories of 55 saints, beati, and holy people from the past 200 years, along with their portraits—most are actual photographs. Includes St. Gemma Galgani, St. Bernadette, St. Maria Goretti, St. John Neumann, Padre Pio, Edith Stein, St. Peter Julian Eymard, St. Frances Cabrini, St. Maximilian Kolbe, St. John Bosco, St. Dominic Savio, and many, many more. Will bring hours and hours of pleasure and entertainment to the entire family. A book you just cannot stop reading!! Impr. 458 pgs 175 Illus, PB

The Testament of Gideon Mack

The Testament of Gideon Mack Author James Robertson
ISBN-10 9780141902289
Year 2007-01-18
Pages 400
Language en
Publisher Penguin UK
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The Testament of Gideon Mack is James Robertson's acclaimed novel exploring faith and belief. For Gideon Mack, faithless minister, unfaithful husband and troubled soul, the existence of God, let alone the Devil, is no more credible than that of ghosts or fairies. Until the day he falls into a gorge and is rescued by someone who might just be Satan himself. Mack's testament - a compelling blend of memoir, legend, history, and, quite probably, madness - recounts one man's emotional crisis, disappearance, resurrection and death. It also transports you into an utterly mesmerising exploration of the very nature of belief. 'Fascinating, extraordinary, strange, rich' Sunday Telegraph 'Overwhelmingly compassionate and thought-provoking. Demands another read' Irvine Welsh, Guardian 'Hugely enjoyable, very funny, deeply refreshing . . . its touch of devilry makes it even more of a joy' Herald 'Fabulous . . . a work of the highest literary quality' Scotland on Sunday 'Astonishingly accomplished, utterly compelling from start to finish . . . could well be the best novel published anywhere this year' Big Issue 'James Robertson is a brilliant novelist. It's a long time since I read a novel in which the contemporary notions of faith and belief were so frankly tested' Ali Smith James Robertson is the author of the novels The Fanatic, Joseph Knight, The Testament of Gideon Mack, And the Land Lay Still and The Professor of Truth. The Testament of Gideon Mack was longlisted for the 2006 Man Booker Prize, picked by Richard and Judy's Book Club, and shortlisted for the Saltire Book of the Year award, and And the Land Lay Still was the winner of the Saltire Book of the Year Award 2010.

A Stroke of Faith

A Stroke of Faith Author Mark Moore
ISBN-10 9781455571109
Year 2017-04-25
Pages 256
Language en
Publisher FaithWords
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Mark Moore always believed he was in charge of his life. All that changed on a beautiful Saturday morning in May 2007. Suddenly he was no longer in control of anything. Though his life will never return to his pre-stroke normality, through this crisis, he has gained a deeper understanding of the centrality of God's role in his life and in all of our lives. A STROKE OF FAITH tells the story of moving from acceptance to surrender and from hope to faith. It reveals God's work in Mark's life as He transformed him from thinking he had everything under control to knowing God has had control all along.

Into Your Hands Father

Into Your Hands  Father Author Wilfried Stinissen
ISBN-10 9781586174774
Year 2011
Pages 105
Language en
Publisher Ignatius Press
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In the spiritual life, we need a central idea: something so basic and comprehensive that it encompasses everything else. According to Carmelite Father Wilfrid Stinissen, surrender to God, abandonment to the One who loves us completely, is that central reality. The life of Jesus shows us the centrality of abandonment, for it is truly the beginning and the end of his mission on earth. In this simple but profound book, Father Stinissen distinguishes three degrees or stages in abandonment. The first stage consists of accepting and assenting to God's will as it manifests itself in all circumstances of life. The second is actively doing God's will at every moment of one's life. In the third stage, abandonment to God is so complete that one has become a tool in God's hands. At this stage it is no longer I who do God's will, but God who accomplishes his will through me.

Alfred Delp S J

Alfred Delp  S J Author Alfred Delp
ISBN-10 1570755248
Year 2004-01-01
Pages 163
Language en
Publisher
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"Alfred Delp (1907-1945) was a German Jesuit executed by the Nazis for anti-Hitler activities. During his months in prison he composed a series of meditations on Advent, the Lord's Prayer, the tasks of the future, the meaning of happiness, and other spiritual themes. Written on the edge of eternity Delp's reflections continue to bear a special power and poignancy. His words show the ongoing relevance of the Gospel in an age of idolatrous power and capricious violence."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

The Outlander Series Bundle Books 5 6 7 and 8

The Outlander Series Bundle  Books 5  6  7  and 8 Author Diana Gabaldon
ISBN-10 9781101968482
Year 2015-10-13
Pages 3488
Language en
Publisher Delacorte Press
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As their story is told on the hit Starz series, the unforgettable adventures of steadfast Highland warrior Jamie Fraser and time-traveling Englishwoman Claire Randall continue in the ongoing Outlander novels. This eBook bundle includes the fifth, sixth, seventh, and eighth books in the series: THE FIERY CROSS A BREATH OF SNOW AND ASHES AN ECHO IN THE BONE WRITTEN IN MY OWN HEART’S BLOOD The year is 1771, and war is coming. Jamie Fraser’s wife tells him so. Little as he wishes to, he must believe it, for hers is a gift of dreadful prophecy—a time-traveler’s certain knowledge. Claire’s unique view of the future has brought him both danger and deliverance in the past. Her knowledge of the oncoming revolution is a flickering torch that may light his way through the perilous years ahead—or ignite a conflagration that will leave their lives in ashes. Praise for Diana Gabaldon’s Outlander novels “Marvelous and fantastic adventures, romance, sex . . . perfect escape reading.”—San Francisco Chronicle, on Outlander “History comes deliciously alive on the page.”—New York Daily News, on Outlander “A grand adventure written on a canvas that probes the heart, weighs the soul and measures the human spirit across [centuries].”—CNN, on The Fiery Cross “The large scope of the novel allows Gabaldon to do what she does best, paint in exquisite detail the lives of her characters.”—Booklist, on A Breath of Snow and Ashes “Features all the passion and swashbuckling that fans of this historical fantasy series have come to expect.”—People, on Written in My Own Heart’s Blood