Most of everything we know about Saint Joseph comes from Scripture. There is some disagreement about his genealogy, but both Mark and Matthew say his descent is from David, the greatest king of Israel — and yet, he was a very humble, working man. He was a carpenter.
The greatest Marian prayers
Praying to the blessed virgin Mary has always been a part of our christian heritage. From the beginning Christians have praised Mary as the mother of God and prayed to her both in the liturgy and private devotion. They have done so knowing that whenever Mary is honored, Jesus, her son, is duly acknowledged, loved and glorified and his commandments are observed.
The visions of blessed Anne Catherine Emmerich are the world's greatest source of detail on the life of St Mary Magdalen great sinner, great penitent, and the second most prominent woman in the Gospels. Fully referenced to the life of Jesus Christ These pages agree completely with Sacred Scripture, but also tell of Mary Magdalen's sinful life from age 9, her extravagant attire, her second repentance after falling back into sin.
Praying With The Church
Before looking elsewhere for inspiration, do well to become familiar with this storehouse of prayers which forms so much of our Christian heritage. This book unlocks its treasure in a simple, yet beautiful way and helps us appreciate them all the more.
the promise of eternal life has been a clarion call to the saints for centuries, rousing them to action and heroic virtue. they knew that, compared with eternity, this life is but a shadow. this book is a timeless, priceless compass for the journey to heaven, it has 45 short chapters filled with provocative scripture quotes, this book is at once challenging and easy to understand. it can be read a little at a time or all at once with equal benefit.