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Arise to Blessedness: A Journal Retreat with Eight Modern Saints who Lived the

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Arise to Blessedness

A Journal Retreat with Eight Modern Saints who Lived the Beatitudes

Jen Norton

 

 

Eight modern saints invite you to follow their example to live the Beatitudes—the heart of Jesus’s teaching—in your own life.

Through her beautiful full-color art, scripture passages, journaling prompts, and original prayers inspired by the Our Father, popular Catholic artist Jen Norton will guide you to put the Beatitudes into practice as she challenges you to examine the state of your own heart and your willingness to grow in holiness.

Norton compares living what Jesus taught in the Sermon on the Mount (Matthew 5:3–13) with climbing a mountain—a difficult, irregular, sometimes fear-filled path that eventually leads to a great reward. But she says that like the saints, if you trust God beyond your own understanding, the end of the climb is heaven.

You will learn about each of the Beatitudes from modern saints, including

  • St. André Bessette, a brother of the Congregation of Holy Cross, who served as a porter and powerful intercessor for the afflicted—Blessed are the poor in spirit;
  • St. Mark Ji Tianxiang, a Chinese doctor who became an opium addict but maintained a strong faith. He died a martyr during the Boxer Rebellion—Blessed are they who hunger and thirst for righteousness;
  • St. Maria Goretti, who sought the conversion of those who had harmed her—Blessed are the merciful; and
  • St. Oscar Romero, the archbishop who embodied radical love as a peacemaker—Blessed are the peacemakers.
 This book is perfect for personal or group use.

 

Paperback

142 Pages

2023

Ave Maria Press

9781646801862

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Arise to Blessedness: A Journal Retreat with Eight Modern Saints who Lived the

$17.95