Saints To lean on Spiritual Companions For Illness and Disability
Since no one lives an entire lifetime without travail of some kind, them all should seek a deeper spiritual understanding of suffering. Mc Grane brings it all together redemptive suffering and radical trust this is how Jesus works through others for our good through one who suffers, a treasure for the suffering.
Saints Of Africa
Over 117 million Catholics Live in Africa almost twice as many as in the United States. Is it any surprise that saints of Africa number in the thousand. They include three Popes, three Doctors of the Church, eight fathers of the church, thousands of martyrs, hundreds of monks, plus countless religious and lay leaders.
the Trial of Faith of St. Therese of Lisieux
Therese of Lisieux experienced a harrowing trial of faith. although never faltering in her profession of faith, she had to struggle to believe in the existence of life beyond the grave. her struggle to assent to the existence of heaven caused her more agony, she said, than her physical disease. read this book and know more about St t6herese
St Thomas more
Thomas More was born in London in 1478. He attended Oxford University and practised law in London. After the death of his first wife, Thomas married Alice Middleton who cared for his four small children. In the autumn of 1529 Thomas succeeded Cardinal Wolsey as Lord Chancellor of England. Thomas disagreed with King Henry on the question of the King dissolving his marriage to Catherine of Aragon. Within two years Thomas resigned as Lord Chancellor and retired from public life. In 1534 Parliament passed the Act of Supremacy making the King head of the English Church. Thomas was asked to subscribe to the oath, he refused and was charged with high treason. After a year in prison in the Tower of London he stood trial at Westminster Hall. On July 6, 1535 Thomas was executed on Tower Hill in London.