View Preview For God and CountryThe Heroic Life and Martyrdom of St. Joan of Arc Format Choose an optioneBookPaperback Quantity For God and Country quantity Add to cart "I am not afraid . . . I was born to do this." -St. Joan of ArcShe was thirteen when St. Michael first appeared to her in a vision. Within five years she was rallying a demoralized army, leading the French to a definitive defeat of the English. Captured and imprisoned, at nineteen years old she was burned at the stake after a rigged ecclesiastical inquisition falsely charged her with heresy.Joan of Arc isn't your typical saint. Groomed from her earliest years for a specific mission from God, she responded with indefatigable resolve to liberate her homeland. Her extraordinary, heroic witness led countless souls in religious fidelity to God and compassionate charity to others.In these pages, you won't simply learn about St. Joan of Arc's mission and accomplishments; you'll humbly meditate on her profound legacy of virtue. You'll discover her heroic and enduring love of God and country — a heroism that continues to inspire those who come to know her.You'll discover how prayer and the Church's sacramental life gave her the strength to overcome a divided nobility, a discouraged army, and the treachery of churchmen in league with the enemy.With God's grace in her soul, she boldly led battlefield operations, inspiring the king and people of France to fulfill their own mission of restoring themselves as one nation under God.Today St. Joan remains heavenly engaged in holy war, radiantly and powerfully continuing her witness as a virtuous, victorious virgin against the evil Enemy of souls. Endorsements Joan of Arc's momentous appearance on the stage of medieval European and Church history is skillfully recounted by Father Michael Cerrone. A colorful and insightful narrative awaits and will reward the reader.Cardinal Edwin O'Brien Details Pages 240 ISBN or UPC 978-1-622822-423 Dimensions N/A Weight N/A SKU 2423 SKU d22430 Reviews There are no reviews yet. Add your review Cancel replyYour rating * Rate… Perfect Good Average Not that bad Very poor Your review *Name * Email * Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. You Might Also Like Unmasking Mother Teresa’s Critics Edith Stein Unleashing Hope Saint Catherine of Siena and Her Times The Secret Diary of Elisabeth Leseur
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