Originally published in 1935, this volume offers a variety of spiritual counsels and reflections; these are arranged on a framework of the phrases of the Our Father, giving special attention to the sufferings of Our Lord in His Passion.A wide-ranging treatment, perfect for visits to the Blessed Sacrament, prayers after Mass and daily meditation. This book touches on the topics of sin, divine love, suffering, justice, forgiveness, and many more, concluding each topic with an original prayer. Plus, it is embellished with a generous selection of pious verses and traditional Catholic prayers.
Also included here is John Cardinal Newman’s powerful meditation on the Mental Sufferings of Our Lord in His Passion, as well as a paraphrase of the Our Father by St. Francis of Assisi and another paraphrase from the Divine Comedy of Dante.
THE OUR FATHER IN GETHSEMANE is a book that can be picked up and read on any page to provide a spirit of devotion in visits to the Blessed Sacrament, at Mass and in our daily life.
Francis P. Donnelly, S.J., originally published The Our Father in Gethsemane on October 2, 1935, through the William J. Hirten Company. It received the Nihil Obstat from Arthur J. Scalan, as well as the Imprimatur from Patrick Cardinal Hayes, who was then archbishop of New York. The small volume was based around the sufferings of Christ, offering a variety of spiritual counsels and reflections. Mr. Donnelly also authored Holy Hour in Gethsemane. The Our Father in Gethsemane was typeset and republished by TAN in 2010.