This is a story about a Polish nurse, Hanna Chrzanowska (1902 -1973), a twentieth Century Florence Nightingale. Hanna was a great Polish patriot. During the Second World War, her tireless work with the homeless and refugees in Kraków significantly avoided mass hunger and outright starvation in the over-crowded city. The author of this book, Dr. Gosia Brykczyńska, resides in London, England.
The James Family had it all: Dad, a Navy fighter pilot, now flying commercial planes; Mom, an attorney with her own small law firm. Their 4 children completed the picture: smart, athletic, successful, beautiful. This is the perfect story of how they had finally 'arrived'. Yet, it is also the story of how they almost lost it all; and how they fought to save their children - from hell itself...
Pope John XXIV, the elderly caretaker of the Catholic Church, awakens from a supposed stroke and decides to remake the Church in the image of its “glory days.” Most of the College of Cardinals would like to think that means its medieval period of power and prestige; but Pope John is thinking of a simpler time, a dozen centuries earlier, when the hierarchy didn’t get in the way of the faithful.
Poco antes de morir, Francisco María Pablo Libermann, un judío converso, que fue electo el undécimo Superior General de la Congregación del Espíritu Santo quiso dejar por escrito sus consejos para mantener animados los misioneros que ha enviado a las misiones de África. Su obra resulta ser una introducción a cualquier cristiano que interesa entrar en una profunda amistad con Cristo.
This book contains 82 poems offering brief reflections on the Gospels, Gospel-inspired social concerns, and the author's personal life as a Roman Catholic sister. The author names the 20th-century German theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer as a major influence on her writing for this collection. A study guide is included to aid both personal reflection and discussion in reading circles and book clubs.
Padre Francisco Malinowski, C.S.Sp ha coleccionado cien consejos que el Siervo de Dios, Padre Francisco Libermann ha escrito a los primeros misioneros de su neo-naciente congregación misionera que fue una de las primeras de enviar misioneros al interior de África. Esos consejos nos ofrece una espiritualidad misionera, práctica y muy profunda.