this penetrating prequel to Fr. Sertillanges’s bestselling book,
Jesus Saw from the Cross,
you’ll go behind the Gospels to experience a richly textured,
moment-by-moment account of the incredible events of Christ’s life,
from the Nativity to Golgotha.
a style that has won praise and admiration from Catholics for nearly
a century, Fr. Sertillanges masterfully unites the familiar stories
of the Gospels to the peculiar circumstances and geographical
surroundings of Christ’s life. These stories, combined with his
lyrical descriptions of the Holy Land, bring vividly to life those
secret and holy places sanctified by our Lord, and will deepen your
prayerful meditations and enrich your spiritual reading.
are those who have stood in the cave in Bethlehem, walked in prayer
the roads that Jesus walked, and knelt at the tomb of our Redeemer.
Now the rest of us who have never visited Israel can open the rich
Years in the Holy Land and
gaze in silence at the crib in Bethlehem, hear Jesus say to the
dismayed fishermen, “Follow me!,” and feel the chill of Golgotha
as it looms ever larger in His mind.
up these pages. Let these reflections deepen your meditations on the
life of Christ and fill you with gratitude for His tremendous love
for you. Your faith will grow stronger, your meditations richer, and
your prayers more fervent and more frequent.