Lay Saints: Ascetics & Penitents
Author : Joan Carroll Cruz "In Lay Saints: Ascetics and Penitents, Joan Carroll Cruz guides you through the lives of fifty-eight lay men and women who achieved the heights of sanctity.
Find a role model from among these saints as Joan Carroll Cruz explores:
the acts of charity that you can imitate
ascetical practices that lead us closer to God
stories of conversion
effective acts of penance to atone for prior sins
the stories of pilgrims who spent their lives searching for closer union with God
Through their examples, these saints will inspire ever-greater acts of charity and remind sinners that there is yet hope for salvation.
58 Saints listed on page 2
Index of Saints