Meditations for Lent

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There is no better time to begin—or to renew—the habit of meditation than during the penitential season of Lent.

If you want to combine the spiritual benefits of a holy Lent with the supernatural harvest that regular mental prayer brings, then you stand to profit from Bossuet's Meditations for Lent.

These brief but powerful meditations have been collected from the voluminous writings of the great 17th Century Bishop Jacques-Benigne Bossuet, a close follower of St. Vincent de Paul and considered to be among the greatest homilists in Catholic history.

In these pages, Bishop Bossuet will bring you on a stunning inner pilgrimage to encounter Our Lord's divine charity for souls, as He freely gives His life for you on the Cross. "The whole of Christian life consists in making this journey well," says the author. "Why do I hesitate to leave?"

Read Meditations for Lent and avoid arriving at Easter Mass distracted and exhausted, having neglected your sacrifices and even ordinary prayers.

Instead, find yourself coming joyfully unto the altar of God, ready and eager to adore the Risen King, with your soul prepared as a worthy dwelling place for the Redeemer.

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"These meditations will help you enter by the narrow door, just as Jesus urges us. "

Rev. Paul Check
Director of The Courage Apostolate
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"Bossuet is a hidden treasure of profound spiritual insight, and his meditations will transform your Lenten experience."

Dan Burke
Executive Director of The National Catholic Register
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"Classic wisdom in a crisp new translation that will be of great spiritual value to everyone seeking to live the Faith more fully."

Robert Royal
Faith & Reason Institute
  • Pages: 224
  • Format(s): leatherette, eBook
  • ISBN: 978-1-933184-99-9
  • Product Code: 4999
  • Availability: In Stock
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Beautifully written meditational guide
If you want new-found guidance in your life or maybe you're a new-comer to the Catholic faith, this is a beautifully written meditational that can be used now and for years to come. A must have! I now look at Lent with a new love and appreciation of my faith. It has opened up a new world for me.
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Profitable Lenten Journey
I have seen many pamphlets and books of daily Lenten reflection, but none has struck me so powerfully as this volume, written initially in the late 1800's. The daily topics are thought provoking without being preachy and have fueled my devotional and prayer life a great deal. I recommend this book to anyone who wants to be inspired to make a spiritually profitable Lenten journey.
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Great book of Lenten Meditations
From the sturdy, dark blue cover, to the eye-pleasing ivory-colored, moderately-heavy pages, this is an exceptional book of daily Lenten meditations. Its size is compact enough to slip into one's purse or messenger bag. Very comfortable font size (approx 11pt serif). Bishop Bossuet's erudite words will undoubtedly appeal to those who prefer a more classical, academic flavour in their meditative reading, while yet remaining accessible to all. A fine companion for 40 days, and beyond.
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Timeless
As the title indicates, the book contains meditations for each day of Lent. They are translations of work originally written in the late 17th century, but they are timeless. Each meditation takes just a few minutes to read (only a couple of pages) but contains enough to ponder for the rest of the day. Really easy to work these into your daily Lenten reading. I know I'll use "Meditations for Lent" in future years.
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Meditations for Lent (Jacques-Benigne Bossuet)
Bishop Bossuet's meditations are beautifully rendered, perfect for Lectio Divina and contemplation. I purchased the ebook format so I could begin reading it immediately. I have another volume I love for daily use, Divine Intimacy, but it's large, not easily tucked into pocket or purse, so Meditations for Lent on my Kindle is perfect.
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Treasury of Catholic Meditations bundle

Treasury of Catholic Meditations

This four-volume set of meditations have been carefully selected to lift your soul to God while affording you an admirable distillation of the doctrines and piety of our Holy Catholic Church.

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