By Luigi Santucci,Demetrio S. Yocum
"Demetrio S. Yocum’s masterful translation of Luigi Santucci’s stories of Grace makes on hand what's frequently missing in modern non secular examining – a piece of excessive literary price that communicates a feeling of mysticism hardly exhibited in devotional writing.
Without going the direction of educational exegesis, Santucci’s stories transpose the reader from the gospel texts to creative occasions and areas that motivate clean insights and awakenings. those are powerful meditations that appear relatively applicable today of the pope whose pleasure of the Gospel echoes those narratives of ask yourself and awe."
—Andrew D. Ciferni, O.Praem, St. Norbert College
"Luigi Santucci’s e-book is a superb and compelling account of the pleased mysteries. Readers will quite benefit from the means Santucci hyperlinks jointly the Scriptural occasions along with his personal own reviews and observations. Yocum’s sleek and impeccable translation totally captures the sound and rhythm of Santucci’s dependent, mid 20th-century Italian prose. a gorgeous variation, hugely recommended."
—Massimo Faggioli, collage of St. Thomas, writer of John XXIII the medication of Mercy
"Complete with angels who circulation homes, a dairy boy and pregnant girls who percentage secrets and techniques, rogue site visitors on the Christmas ceremonial dinner, a staggering baptism, and scholars and lecturers who opposite roles at an alumni amassing, Luigi Santucci’s stories of Grace have a good time the secret of observe made flesh. just like the pleased mysteries to which they element, those are stories to relish, to consider, and to embody. due to the talented translation of Demetrio Yocum and the artistry of George Kordis, English-speaking readers are actually invited to this innovative dinner party as well."
—Mary Catherine Hilkert, O.P.
University of Notre Dame
author of Naming Grace: Preaching and the Sacramental Imagination
"This e-book is an extravagant invitation inviting the reader on a wealthy and robust trip throughout the pleased Mysteries of the Rosary. We persist with the writer as he's inserted into the tale within the variety of inventive contemplation. analyzing daily components of sin and style, this remarkable allegory is wealthy in language and emblems, illustrated with great icons that beckon us into deeper prayer. the paranormal meditations construct to a super crescendo of the enjoyment of the salvific strength of Christ.
—Fran Rossi Szpylczyn is a Catholic author, speaker, and lay minister in Albany, manhattan. Her paintings might be accessed at there'll be Bread
Read Online or Download Tales of Grace: Reflections on the Joyful Mysteries PDF
Similar catholicism books
"This is a decent account of Tom Sullivan’s eighty-plus years as a Catholic. Many males remember their triumphs, others their disappointments, yet what remains with this satisfied priest are the unforeseen twists and turns occasions have taken alongside the best way. "
Crucial trip in existence is the adventure inward--to the depths of our personal being. it's a trip we're all invited to make. It takes us past phrases and pictures into silence. The silence permits the stressed brain to turn into nonetheless and within the stillness we input a brand new international. We go back to our hearts.
The Invention of Peter: Apostolic Discourse and Papal Authority in Late Antiquity (Divinations: Rereading Late Ancient Religion)
At the first anniversary of his election to the papacy, Leo the nice stood ahead of the meeting of bishops convening in Rome and forcefully asserted his privileged place because the inheritor of Peter the Apostle. This announcement marked the start of a robust culture: the Bishop of Rome could henceforth leverage the cult of St.
What Pope Francis Really Said: Words of Comfort and Challenge
His likeable, spontaneous, unguarded demeanour has drawn either estranged Catholics or even non-Catholics to take a more in-depth examine the Catholic Church. He has additionally wondered or even outraged the trustworthy who listened uncritically to the media’s interpretation of Pope Francis’s off-the-cuff observation on hot-button matters reminiscent of abortion, marriage, divorce, the surroundings, immigration, and a number of alternative concerns.
- Hugh of Amiens and the Twelfth-Century Renaissance (Church, Faith and Culture in the Medieval West)
- The Twelve Steps and the Sacraments: A Catholic Journey through Recovery
- Father Smith Instructs Jackson: Centennial Edition
- Building a New Church: A Process Manual for Pastors and Lay Leaders
Extra info for Tales of Grace: Reflections on the Joyful Mysteries