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This definitive introduction to the life and vision of Blessed Basil Moreau is the first book to gather together the essential spiritual, pastoral, and educational writings of the nineteenth-century French priest who founded the Congregation of Holy Cross, which is the religious order that founded the University of Notre Dame in 1842.
Basil Moreau: Essential Writings (Hardcover) is an anthology of all the important published and previously unpublished writings of Basil Moreau, who was beatified in 2007 by the Catholic Church. This anthology provides generous selections from Moreau’s sermons, pastoral letters, educational treatises, and spiritual reflections, which reveal a figure who was no stranger to difficulty and conflict but also a man deeply committed to a hope that can only emerge from Christ’s passion, death, and resurrection.
Features & Benefits:
- The editors are two Holy Cross priests whose previous books on Holy Cross spirituality have combined sales of 50,000 copies.
- A foundational work for the thousands of Holy Cross priests, brothers, and sisters who teach in schools, minister in parishes, and serve as missionaries throughout the world.
- A valuable introduction to the spiritual and educational vision of Basil Moreau for the hundreds of thousands of alumni and supporters of such Holy Cross institutions as the University of Notre Dame and the University of Portland.