View Preview The Diary of Saint Gemma by Reverend William Browning, C.P. Format Choose an optioneBookPaperback Quantity The Diary of Saint Gemma quantity Add to cart From 1899 until her death in 1903, the young Italian woman St. Gemma Galgani physically experienced the wounds of Christ every Thursday evening. The stigmata would appear and bleed on her hands, feet, and side, stopping only on Friday afternoon and leaving white marks as a reminder. St. Gemma also experienced countless visions, raptures, ecstasies, and other mystical graces ï¿½ï¿½ï¿½ as well as intense temptations from the devil.Here is the remarkable diary of this young saint, which her spiritual director ordered her to write. It will give you an enthralling glimpse into her numerous encounters with Jesus Crucified, with Our Lady, and with her guardian angel, whom she saw almost every day and would even send on errands, usually to deliver messages to her confessor in Rome.You will witness St. Gemma's courage in fulfilling even laborious duties while wearing the hidden crown of thorns, and you'll learn what St. Gabriel Possenti, to whom she was especially devoted, taught her about the connection between bodily illness and spiritual healing. Moreover, St. Gemma will teach you:What to do when you are mocked, tormented, or experience powerful temptationsHow to overcome the hesitation to receive Holy Communion due to scrupulosity, dryness, and desolationThe key to overcoming struggles in prayerHow to remain faithful during periods of intense sufferingHow obedience will defeat the enemy and help you overcome sinful habitsHow your prayers and small sufferings relieve souls in Purgatory Details Pages 160 ISBN or UPC 978-1-64413-711-6 Dimensions N/A Weight N/A SKU e7109 SKU 7109 SKU d37116 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 Thomas Aquinas Unmasking Mother Teresa’s Critics The Love That Made Mother Teresa A Millennial in Paradise Saint Pius V
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