Item description for Life Ablaze: A Women's Novena by Sister Joan Chittister...
Overview Biographies, lessons, intercessions, and prayers from women of faith inspire this contemporary, devotional prayer book.
Publishers Description Perfectly suited for retreat days, personal prayer, inspirational reading, Marian feasts, and womenAIs celebrations, Life Ablaze: A WomanAIs Novena summons you to prayer. Each is inspired by women who have known obstacles and survived to transcend the ordinary, such as Joan of Arc and Dorothy Day. Their biographies, lessons, intercessions and prayers will kindle in you gifts of GodAIs Spirit. Complete with sample prayers from these inspiring women, and with a fresh Litany of Women for the Church, this book is fuel for your spiritual fire and a meaningful gift to share.
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Joan D. Chittister, O.S.B., is a Benedictine sister, best-selling author, and a well-known international speaker. A theologian, social psychologist, and communication theorist, she has written more than 20 books, taught on all education levels, received nine honorary doctorates, and is an active member of the International Peace Council. A leader in worker's justice, international peace initiatives, women's movements for equality, Sr. Joan is founder and Executive Director of Benetvision: A Resource and Research Center for Contemporary Spirituality, past president of the Conference of American Women Religious, and in 2007, she was awarded the Outstanding Leadership Award from The Leadership Conference of Women Religious. She lives in Erie, PA, in a Benedictine community.