Catherine of Siena

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Catherine of Siena

Passion for the Truth--Compassion for Humanity
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144 pages
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    About the book

    The selections from her writings found in the following pages will bring Catherine's "lived theology" to life inviting us to enjoy the fruit and not just be content with the outer rind, of our Christian faith. (From the Introduction)

    This anthology makes accessible to a large reading public the extraordinary sensitivity and affection of Catherine of Siena, gifts grounded in love.

    New Oxford Review

    This is the best introduction to the prayer and ministry of St. Catherine that I have read!... The texts are beautifully translated.

    Benedict Ashley, O.P.
    Aquinas Institute of Theology

    Mary O'Driscoll has skillfully selected and perceptively introduced the passages given here to represent the broad tapestry of Catherine's thought.

    Suzanne Noffke, O.P.

    This book is warmly and unreservedly recommended.

    Austin Flannery
    Religious Life Review

    About the author

    Sister Mary O'Driscoll, O.P., is an authority on the teaching of Catherine of Siena, who was in fact the topic of her doctoral work. She has written several books and articles on Catherine and other topics of great interest. Besides teaching at the Angelicum University she spends a great deal of time as an invited lecturer at schools and seminars in the United States and abroad.