When Elizabeth Leseur’s husband, Felix — an avowed atheist — discovered this diary, he converted and later answered God’s call to become a. Elisabeth and Felix Leseur in Elisabeth and Me (). By the time this volume appears, I shall have left the world, and entered the seminary. My beloved. The Secret Diary of Elisabeth Leseur: The Woman Whose Goodness Changed Her Husband from Atheist to Priest [Elisabeth Leseur] on *FREE*.

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I loved the simplicity of this woman’s writing as well as her spirituality. Monica patron of married women and St. Born on October 16,Pauline Elisabeth Arrighi was an educated, cultured, gentle, but only conventionally Catholic French woman from a well-to-do family. He not only refused to practice Catholicism, he leeeur outwardly and vehemently hostile toward the faith, becoming well-known as the editor of an atheistic and anti-clerical Parisian newspaper at a time when these opinions were the height of chic in Parisian society.

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Monica rated it it was amazing Apr 02, Sign in with Facebook Sign in options. Janine rated it liked it Jul 30, At the Lourdes grotto however, he experienced a religious conversion.

I would, however, echo those who say that it becomes quite repetitive from about half way through, and an edited concise version would be more accessible John of the Cross in her own household and in her own right, living a perpetual Dark Night of the Soul. So forcefully did he browbeat Elisabeth about Catholicism that she who was not then well-versed in Catholic teaching fell away from the Church for two years.


Esparza Editor in Chief. When she was able, she worked on charitable projects for poor families and funded other charitable activities.

Divorce-proof your Marriage by Emulating Servant of God Elisabeth Leseur

One would simply believe and accept that faith is When you think of marriage, you know that it’s going to be a memorable journey, despite the fact that it will naturally be peppered with its ups and downs. May 27, Kathy rated it leseyr was amazing Shelves: But because it was written as a personal journal by someone who I am sure leseut imagined she would be considered for canonization, there is a lot of repetition that could have been edited out.

It’s not the kind of book you can casually plow through. Elizabeth finds such solace in our Lord even as though around her – including her husband – mocked her. It ranks with the great works of the Carmelite Saints: Largely unknown by her husband, she had a vast spiritual correspondence for many years. Every once in a while, there was something really kind of good, but mostly it was the same thing over and over: Heather rated it it was amazing Jan 10, There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

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Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. She could argue against him, stating emphatically why she believed what she did. God, and her husband Felix. Thank you, and merry Christmas!

Élisabeth Leseur

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. This is why life is a sacred thing, and we ought not to pass through it thoughtlessly, but to appreciate its value and use it so that, when we are gone, the sum total of good in the world may be greater.


After her death, her husband found a note by her addressed to himself, that prophesied about his conversion and him becoming a priest. Retrieved from ” https: Refresh and try again. She holds the light of Eternal Truth and points out the way with calm assurance. Disclose truth to degree of light each soul can bear.

Apr 29, Catherine rated it elisabeeth liked it Shelves: It took a long time, as I would read only a few pages, then have to meditate upon her words. She died from generalized cancer in May Mar 12, Christine rated it really liked it. There’s some lovely wisdom in this book.

Divorce-proof your Marriage by Emulating Servant of God Elisabeth Leseur

Le Cardinal Amette 0. For many years now I have kept Elisabeth as my companion during Lent; a great Spiritual Director in an age of darkness. This page was last edited on 8 Octoberat Want to Read saving….

Sep 21, Christian Engler rated wlisabeth it was amazing.

There was also some practical lessons to learn from her as well. And she did, in fact, discover her own little way of sanctification through pure and sacrificial love, humility, meekness, redemptive suffering, a vibrant prayer life and, critically, shutting the heck up.