A beautiful and encouraging true story that should give courage to anyone who is suffering from debilitating illness and the effects of poverty.
This is the story of a 19 year old girl whose virtuous youth in very difficult circumstances was crowned by a brief but beauitful religious life as a Colettine Poor Clare. Little Germaine Castang, as she was known in the French countryside where she grew up, suffered much from desperate poverty and hunger, a mysterious illness and a leg wound that would not heal, family sorrows, time spent in an orphanage and rejection when seeking her vocation. Yet her heart remained always faithful to Jesus and her hands remained busy serving others. Finally accepted by the Poor Clares, then allowed to make her religious profession on her deathbed, Blessed Marie Celine is now a spouse of Christ forever. Every Saint and Blessed gives new and different insights into our holy Catholic Religion. Blessed Marie Celine teaches a magnificent steadfast love in dreary and hopeless situations. The Poor Clares rejoice in their Sister Marie Celine's beatification. They hope that her inspiring example will now reach many more souls worldwide.
- Paperback: 192 pages
- Publisher: TAN Books (1 Jan. 2009)
- ISBN-13: 978-0895558459