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The Journey to Peace: Reflections on Faith, Embracing Suffering, and Finding New Life [Paperback]

By Alphonse Spilly (Author), Alphonse Spilly C.P.P.S. (Author) & Jeremy Langford (Author)
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Pages   176
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 8.2" Width: 5.43" Height: 0.4"
Weight:   0.37 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Feb 28, 2003
Publisher   Image
ISBN  0385501021  
EAN  9780385501026  


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Using the Stations of the Cross as a framework, "The Journey to Peace" reveals the extraordinary faith, wisdom, and compassion of Joseph Cardinal Bernardin (1928-1996). Through these previously unpublished excerpts from his homilies, this book helps readers understand the relevance of Jesus' suffering, death, and resurrection to their own lives, inviting all to join the journey that leads to peace.

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Joseph Cardinal Bernardin (1928-1996) touched millions of people through his passionate witness, humble wisdom, and spiritual writings. In the final months of his life he shared his personal reflections in The Gift of Peace, a modern classic about finding inner peace in the face of life's greatest trials. As part of his rich legacy, The Gift of Peace has become an international bestseller and has brought courage, healing, faith, hope, and love to people of all backgrounds throughout the world. Cardinal Bernardin's legacy is continued here in The Journey to Peace, a special collection of his previously unpublished spiritual reflections.

Using the Stations of the Cross as a framework, The Journey to Peace reveals the extraordinary faith, wisdom, and compassion of Joseph Cardinal Bernardin. Through these excerpts from his homilies, Cardinal Bernardin helps readers understand the relevance of Jesus' suffering, death, and resurrection to their own lives, inviting all to join the journey that leads to peace.

Written with eloquent simplicity, and elegantly designed and illustrated with specially commissioned contemporary artwork, The Journey to Peace reaches people of all faiths for reading throughout the year.



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Praise for The Gift of Peace:

"A wonderful book celebrating and showing the way to peace."
-Newsday


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Joseph Louis Bernardin served as Archbishop of Cincinnati and President of the National Conference of Catholic Bishops in Washington, D.C. He became a cardinal in 1983 and was Archbishop of Chicago from 1982 until his death in 1996. Widely recognized as both a church and civic leader, he was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom shortly before he died.

Alphonse P. Spilly, C.PP.S., served as special assistant to Cardinal Bernardin from 1984 to 1996. He assisted with The Gift of Peace and edited the two-volume Selected Works of Joseph Cardinal Bernardin. He is director of the Joseph Cardinal Bernardin Center for Theology and Ministry at the Catholic Theological Union in Chicago.

Jeremy Langford edited The Gift of Peace and two biographical photobooks of the Cardinal by John H. White, This Man Bernardin and The Final Journey of Joseph Cardinal Bernardin. He is editor-in-chief of Sheed & Ward Book Publishing and is earning a master's degree as a Bernardin Scholar at the Catholic Theological Union in Chicago.


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John Langan, SJ, is Rose Kennedy Professor of Christian Ethics at the Kennedy Institute of Ethics at Georgetown University.



Joseph Cardinal Bernardin lived in Chicago, in the state of Illinois. Joseph Cardinal Bernardin was born in 1928 and died in 1996.

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Terrific companion to 'The Gift of Peace'  Dec 24, 2002
Whatever your exposure to the late Cardinal, you must admire his example of the Christian life. In the Gift of Peace, he invited us to walk beside him during his final months. In this volume, Spilly & Langford have artfully woven together extended excerpts from his homilies while Archbishop of Chicago. The book is divided into chapters identified by the Stations of the Cross -- a device that both illuminates the Cardinal's own words, as well as the putting the Way of the Cross into a contemporary context, thus reminding us that the Cross itself is as real today as it was two thousand years ago.

If you loved Cardinal Bernadin as we in Chicago did, you will of course love this book. But even if this is your first encounter, you will come to know him like a dear friend -- and learn much from his humility, his prayerfulness, his humiliation and exoneration, and his very public suffering and passing.

 

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