A Family of Saints: The Martins of Lisieux–Saints Thérèse, by Stephane-Joseph Piat PDF

By Stephane-Joseph Piat

ISBN-10: 1621640795

ISBN-13: 9781621640790

"God gave me a mom and dad extra invaluable of heaven than of earth."
—Saint Thérèse of Lisieux

The contemporary, and remarkable, canonization by means of Pope Francis of a husband and spouse, Louis and Zélie Martin, the oldsters of Saint Thérèse, has stirred an excellent curiosity during this striking family members. This paintings, by means of the very hot specialist at the Martin relatives, Father Stéphane-Joseph Piat, O.F.M, is the definitive biography of this awesome "family of saints".

Saint Thérèse, a physician of the Church, wrote in her vintage non secular biography, Story of a Soul, how very important her kin lifestyles was once in environment the basis for her non secular existence. She grew up in a detailed relatives, the place the deep love of folks and kids for God, neighbor, and every different used to be the very center in their domestic and relatives life.

This family members of saints, who lived within the past due 1800s and early 1900s, may look from their old fashioned images to have lived a comparatively serene and gentle route to sainthood, untarnished by means of glossy difficulties. yet, as this e-book indicates, the truth is kind of the other. They suffered from the lack of 4 young children, the failure of a kin enterprise, and the loss of life of Zélie, at forty-five, to breast cancer.

The mystery to their happiness then is the key to our happiness now--unfailing love made attainable by means of boundless religion in God. all of the demanding situations the Martins confronted, nice and small, have been met with a profound belief in Divine Providence.

Illustrated with eight pages of photographs

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