Overflowing with priceless spiritual insights, this rich collection presents key quotes from the saints on topics that are fundamental to Christian faith and experience. Profound and challenging, whimsical and inspiring, these readings will open your eyes, expand your horizons, and challenge your thinking.
What did the great heroes of the Catholic faith have to teach us about God? Christ? The Church? The sacraments? Prayer? Temptation? Virtues and vices?
What do they have to say about the family? Friendship? Politics? Aging? The death of a loved one? Gossip? Laughter? Play?
Discover the striking parallels and solid agreement in the teachings of saints who lived in many different ages, places, and cultures, yet drew from the same well of ancient Christian wisdom.
Explore an array of the best of the saints’ insights, organized in a brief, logical, and easy-to-use format.
Includes quotes from hundreds of saints, both those who are best known and those who should be better known as inspiring models of Christian faith and life.
Provides an especially useful resource for priests, deacons, and other teachers of the Faith.
Paul Thigpen, Ph.D., is the editor of TAN Books and the best-selling author, co-author or compiler of forty-one titles. Among his most popular books are The Burden: A Warning of Things to Come and The Rapture Trap: A Catholic Response to End Times Fever. A convert to the Catholic faith, Paul has served the Church as an award-winning journalist, historian, apologist, catechist, and member of the National Advisory Council of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops. His work has been circulated worldwide and translated into twelve languages.