The Story of a Soul
Author: Saint Therese of Lisieux
Born Marie Françoise-Therese Martin, Saint Therese of Lisieux in her twenty-four short years, through her simple and practical approach to spiritual life, left one of the most lasting impressions upon the Catholic world. In the view of Pope Saint Pius X, she was the greatest saint of modern times, and along with Saint Francis of Assisi, remains to this day as one of the popular saints in the history of the church. Contained here is her autobiography, in the words of Francis Cardinal Bourne, "It is the old story of simplicity in God's service, of the perfect accomplishment of small recurring duties, of trustful confidence in Him who made and has redeemed and sanctified us. Humility, self-effacement, obedience, hiddenness, unfaltering charity, with all the self-control and constant effort that they imply, are written on every page of the history of this little Saint. And, as we turn its pages, the lesson is borne in upon our souls that there is no surer nor safer way of pleasing Our Father Who is in Heaven than by remaining ever as little children in His sight." This edition of "The Story of a Soul: The Autobiography of Saint Therese of Lisieux" is printed on a premium acid-free paper.
Storia di un'anima
Author: Teresa di Lisieux
Publisher: Nemo Editrice (Nuove Edizioni Milano Ovest)
Marie-Françoise-Thérèse Martin, meglio conosciuta con i nomi di Teresa di Lisieux, Santa Teresa del Bambino Gesù o semplicemente Santa Teresa, fu una religiosa carmelitana e dottore della Chiesa, nata in Francia ad Alençon il 2 gennaio 1873 e morta a Lisieux il 30 Settembre 1897. Alla sua morte, Teresa di Lisieux lasciò tre manoscritti autobiografici di lunghezza differente, scritti su richiesta di tre persone diverse. Il primo, diviso in due parti (manoscritto A), fu scritto tra il 1895 e il 1896 in obbedienza a Madre Agnese di Gesù (la sorella Paolina). Il terzo (manoscritto C) è il seguito del primo e fu portato avanti fino alla morte, su richiesta di Madre Maria di Gonzaga. Il secondo (manoscritto B) è una lettera alla sorella Maria del Sacro Cuore, carmelitana di Lisieux, e viene talvolta pubblicato in forma autonoma con il titolo "Il poema di settembre", perché composto in settembre e perché è il più poetico dei tre. Questi manoscritti, raccolti in un’opera unica e riveduti dalla sorella Paolina (Madre Agnese), furono pubblicati nel 1898 con il titolo "Storia di un’anima". Tradotta in trentacinque lingue, l’autobiografia di Teresa di Lisieux si è diffusa durante gli anni attraverso tutti e cinque i continenti e ancora oggi attrae ovunque l'interesse dei media e di milioni di credenti e non credenti. La presente edizione raccoglie tutti e tre i manoscritti (A, B e C), suddivisi secondo la ripartizione originale, ed è corredata di un archivio fotografico. - Contiene: manoscritti A, B e C - Archivio fotografico
Chiara Corbella Petrillo
Author: Simone Troisi, Christian Paccini
Publisher: Sophia Institute Press
Chiara Petrillo was seated in a wheel chair looking lovingly toward Jesus in the tabernacle. Her husband, Enrico, found the courage to ask her a question that he had been holding back. Thinking of Jesus’s phrase, “my yoke is sweet and my burden is light,” he asked: “Is this yoke, this cross, really sweet, as Jesus said?” A smile came across Chiara’s face. She turned to her husband and said in a weak voice: “Yes, Enrico, it is very sweet.” At 28 years old, Chiara passed away, her body ravaged by cancer. The emotional, physical, and spiritual trials of this young Italian mother are not uncommon. It was her joyful and loving response to each that led one cardinal to call her “a saint for our times.” Chiara entrusted her first baby to the blessed Virgin, but felt as though this child was not hers to keep. Soon, it was revealed her daughter had life-threatening abnormalities. Despite universal pressure to abort, Chiara gave birth to a beautiful girl who died within the hour. A year later, the death of her second child came even more quickly. Yet God was preparing their hearts for more—more sorrow and more grace. While pregnant a third time, Chiara developed a malignant tumor. She refused to jeopardize the life of her unborn son by undergoing treatments during the pregnancy. Chiara waited until after Francesco was safely born, and then began the most intense treatments of radiation and chemotherapy, but it was soon clear that the cancer was terminal. Almost immediately after giving birth to Francesco, Chiara’s tumor became terminal and caused her to lose the use of her right eye. Her body was tested, and so was her soul as she suffered through terrible dark nights. She said “yes” to everything God sent her way, becoming a true child of God. And as her days on earth came to an end, Enrico looked down on his wife and said, “If she is going to be with Someone who loves her more than I, why should I be upset?” Each saint has a special charisma, a particular facet of God that is reflected through her. Chiara’s was to be a witness to joy in the face of great adversity, the kind which makes love overflow despite the sorrow from loss and death.
Author: Piero Viotto
Publisher: Città Nuova
Teresa di Lisieux
Author: Giorgio Papàsogli
Publisher: Città Nuova
ST. TERESA was born at Avila on Wednesday, March 28, 1515, and baptized on April 4, in the parish church of San Juan, the very day on which the first Mass was celebrated in the new church of the convent of the Incarnation. Her god-father was Vela Nuñez, and the god-mother Doña Maria del Aguila. The name she received in baptism, Teresa, of frequent occurrence in Spain in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries, was common to the families of both her father and mother; for her great-grandmother on the father’s side was Teresa Sanchez, and her grandmother on her mother’s side was Teresa de las Cuevas.
With Empty Hands
Author: Conrad De Meester
Publisher: A&C Black
With Empty Hands is an entirely new translation and edition of Conrad de Meester`s brilliant and moving presentation of the life, thought and spirituality of St. ThTrFse of Lisieux. The author has completely revised and amplified his previous books on the saint in the light of the new, thoroughly annotated editipons of her own works, and the many recent works of research and commentary that have led him to develop and change some of his interpretations of the Saint`s life.Fr. de Meester asks why and how this young girl who asked to be admitted to the Carmel at Lisieux and persevered in her vocation to a hidden life in an obscure part of France, is not only loved and invoked by millions of people, but has become a profound influence on theology, spirituality and the missionary apostolate.He shows how the intuitions of her faith were achieved by growing from spiritual poverty to spiritual maturity through much suffering and inspite of many crises and revearsals and pays full attention to the psychology of the Saint, her family influence and her prayer life and faith as a process of extraordinary rich development. This book reveals ThTrFse as a Saint of hope whose constant watchword was "My God, I love you" and as a revolutionary of love through whom God worked and works as a liberating force.
Author: Mitsumasa Anno
Told through brilliant illustrations, a colorful, wordless book takes young readers on a wonderous tour of northern Europe, seeing its landscape, geography, and architecture along the way. Reprint.
"The Diary of Saint Gemma Galgani by Saint Gemma Galgani: " Publisher: Kindle E-Book Edition: ISBN-13: 978-1-78379-224-5 Gemma Galgani was an Italian mystic, venerated as a saint in the Roman Catholic Church since 1940. She has been called the "Daughter of Passion" because of her profound imitation of the Passion of Christ. "Oh God, the moment of the assault has come; and it was strong, even terrible I would almost say. No sign of the cross, no scapular was enough to halt the most ugly temptation one could imagine; he was so horrifying that I closed my eyes and never opened them again until I was absolutely freed." "My God, if I am without sin, I owe it only to you. You be thanked. What to say in those moments? To look for Jesus and not find him is a greater penance than the temptation itself. What I feel only Jesus knows, who watches secretly and is pleased. At a certain point when it seemed the temptation would take on more force, it came to mind to invoke the holy father of Jesus, and I shouted: "Eternal Father, for the blood of Jesus free me." "Publisher: " Catholic Way Publishing. This Paperback is the ideal small size of 5" x 8."
Author: Laura Bosio
After Doctor Malevolent turns him into a potato, Super Max must learn how to fight crime as a vegetable.
Author: Barry Gifford, Lawrence Lee
"A fascinating literary and historical document, the most insightful look at the Beat Generation." —Dan Wakefield, author of New York in the Fifties and Going All the Way First published in 1978, Jack's Book gives us an intimate look into the life and times of the "King of the Beats." Through the words of the close friends, lovers, artists, and drinking buddies who survived him, writers Barry Gifford and Lawrence Lee recount Jack Kerouac's story, from his childhood in Lowell, Massachusetts, to his tragic end in Florida at the age of forty-seven. Including anecdotes from an eclectic list of well-known figures such as Allen Ginsberg, William S. Burroughs, and Gore Vidal, as well as Kerouac's ordinary acquaintances, this groundbreaking oral biography—the first of its kind—presents us with a remarkably insightful portrait of an American legend and the spirit of a generation.