B3451 My Dear Sisters
My Dear Sisters
The Life of Bl. Jean-Joseph Lataste, Apostle to Prisoners
By Fr. Jean-Marie Gueullette, OP. In the 1860s, a young French Dominican was sent to preach a retreat at a women’s prison in southwestern France. While there, he received the inspiration to found a religious order in which former inmates could live the religious life alongside women with untroubled pasts. What sort of craziness was this? Against great odds, the dream became a reality within a very few years, and the community he founded is still in existence. This is the life of the saintly founder, who was beatified in 2012 and whose canonization is expected soon.
Contains photos. 260 pages. Softcover.