In The Radical Christian Life: A year with Saint Benedict, Joan Chittister encourages us to look at these questions. In a masterful introductory essay, she consider how the insights and values of the sixth-century monk can illuminate today’s search for a meaningful life.
The Five Wounds Of Saint Francis
Many Saints have borne Stigmata woulds resembling Christ's crucifixion wounds. Some of them have written about the experience. Theologians have certainly pondered the meaning of the phenomenon.
Could you ever come back to the Catholic Church?
Sixteen million Catholic feel separated from the Church, and 40% of you say you'd come back if the Church really wanted you. This book was written to address your concerns: the real reasons that caused you to leave in the first place, the problems you may have about doctrinal matters, the doubts you may have experienced, the anger you may still harbor towards God and towards the Church.
Interior Castle St Teresa Of Avila
Interior Castle describes the seven stages of union with God. Using everyday Language to explain difficult theological concepts, Teresa of Avila compares the contemplative life to a castle with seven chambers. Tracing the passage of the soul through each successive chamber, she draws a powerful picture of the path toward spiritual perfection.
Christian Perfection And Contemplation
Christian Perfection And Contemplation is a treatise on the operation of grace in the soul that clearly and skillfully explains the principles of the spiritual life according to St. Thomas Aquinas, sacred scripture and other traditional Catholic sources.