Married Saints and Blesseds: Through the Centuries (Paperback)

Married Saints and Blesseds: Through the Centuries By Michael J. Miller, Ferdinand Holbock Cover Image
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Description


Countless saints have been priests or religious, living out lives of penance and sacrifice for the good of the Church. But many Catholics don't realize that married couples are called to holiness as well.

Fr. Holböck's tells the inspiring stories of over 200 married saints and blesseds from the Virgin Mary and St. Joseph to Margaret of Scotland, King Louis of France, Thomas More, and modern examples like Gianna Molla and Louis and Zélie Martin, parents of St. Thérèse of Lisieux. The example of these holy men and women is essential to living a truly Catholic married life. Important Church documents and scripture passages are also included to further guide and enlighten the reader. Many illustrations.

About the Author


Ferdinand Holbock, S.T.D., Professor of Theology at the University of Salzburg and Prelate of the Papal Household is the author of numerous works including the popular New Saints and Blesseds of the Church.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780898708431
ISBN-10: 0898708435
Publisher: Ignatius Press
Publication Date: October 1st, 2002
Pages: 400
Language: English