By Stephane-Joseph Piat
"God gave me a mom and dad extra important of heaven than of earth."
—Saint Thérèse of Lisieux
The fresh, and remarkable, canonization by means of Pope Francis of a husband and spouse, Louis and Zélie Martin, the fogeys of Saint Thérèse, has stirred an outstanding curiosity during this notable relatives. This paintings, by way of the very hot specialist at the Martin relatives, Father Stéphane-Joseph Piat, O.F.M, is the definitive biography of this outstanding "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 existence used to be in environment the root for her religious existence. She grew up in an in depth relatives, the place the deep love of folks and kids for God, neighbor, and every different was once the very center in their domestic and family members life.
This kinfolk of saints, who lived within the overdue 1800s and early 1900s, may well seem from their old fashioned photos to have lived a comparatively serene and soft route to sainthood, untarnished via glossy difficulties. yet, as this publication exhibits, the truth is kind of the other. They suffered from the lack of 4 teenagers, the failure of a kin enterprise, and the dying 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 through 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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A Family of Saints: The Martins of Lisieux–Saints Thérèse, Louis, and Zélie by Stephane-Joseph Piat