God's Healing MercyAuthor: Kathleen Beckman
Publisher: Sophia Institute Press
Publication Date: 2015-11-10
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Do we believe that Jesus can heal us and bring us back from the dead? Pope Francis
Healing, in a word, is resurrection. He forgives all your inequities, He heals all your diseases, He redeems your life from the pit, He crowns you with steadfast love and mercy (Ps 103:3-4).
Here retreat master, Ignatian trained spiritual director and author Kathleen Beckman offers a guide for a personal or group healing retreat based on Divine Mercy in Scripture and in the lives of the Saints. Beckman skillfully helps us to see how the rays of divine mercy heal families, marriages, the sick, poor, suffering, friends, enemies, laity, clergy, our vocations, doubters, believers, those with diabolical suffering, sinners, saints, the unborn, the elderly, children, the Church and the whole world.
Each chapter concludes with a profile in mercy and a reflection on a saint who was a vessel of mercy including Blessed Mother Teresa, St. John Paul II, Cardinal Francis-Xavier Nguyen, Venerable Conchita Cabrera, St. Maria Goretti, St. Maximilian Kolbe, St. Gianna Molla, St. Faustina, St. Peter and the Virgin Mary.
Also contained in this book are scriptural spiritual exercises for healing:
Believers long and desperately need to encounter the living, joyful, truthful majestic face of the Father of Mercy healer and lover of humanity. These pages lead to a healing encounter.
"God's Healing Mercy is a must-read for anyone who wants to encounter the living, joyful, and healing face of the Father of Mercy."
"God's Healing Mercy is a gem! Steeped in Sacred Scripture and Holy Tradition, Kathleen Beckman has provided us with the consolation of the Truth, Who is Jesus."
-Most Rev. David Kagan
Bishop of Bismark
"This book will no doubt help you to more fully know the great triumph of God's mercy and draw your heart into the life-changing work of mercy that God desires to pour out upon the world in and through you."
National Catholic Register
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"A remarkable book! I will be giving it to many people."
-Kathryn Jean Lopez, National Review
"God's Healing Mercy is a praiseworthy work! Kathleen Beckman has done a superb job of illustrating the deep mercy of God."
-Msgr. Stephen Doktorczyk
Official at the Holy See, Vatican City State
Kathleen Beckman is a Catholic evangelist, a best selling author, radio host and Ignatian certified retreat director. She is President of Foundation of Prayer for Priests, an international apostolate of prayer and catechesis on spiritual motherhood and fatherhood of clergy. She blogs at www.CatholicExchange.Com. Her writings are widely published in Catholic publications. Sophia Institute Press published her books: "God's Healing Mercy: Finding Your Path to Forgiveness, Peace and Joy (2015)" and "Praying for Priests: A Mission for the New Evangelization" (2014). Often featured on EWTN TV & Radio programs Kathleen also hosts the weekly program "Eucharist, Mercy & Saints", which airs internationally on Radio Maria. She serves in leadership roles for the Pope Leo XIII Institute, Magnificat and the Diocese of Orange, CA. Since 2000 she has worked with priests in the Church's ministry of healing and exorcism. She and her husband are business owners with two adult sons, one daughter in law and one grandchild. She enjoys missionary work, prayer, evangelization, reading, writing and cooking. Her favorite places to travel are Rome, Italy and Napa, CA. Her favorite saint is St. John Paul II.