Hounds of the Lord: Great Dominican Saints Every Catholic Should Know

Hounds of the Lord Great Dominican Saints Every Catholic Should Know They are called Hounds of the Lord and Stoics on spiritual steroids For years they have barked out Christ s gospel message saving countless souls and showing us how to think do and love for th

  • Title: Hounds of the Lord: Great Dominican Saints Every Catholic Should Know
  • Author: Kevin Vost
  • ISBN: 9781622822898
  • Page: 283
  • Format: Paperback
  • They are called Hounds of the Lord, and Stoics on spiritual steroids For 800 years they have barked out Christ s gospel message, saving countless souls and showing us how to think, do, and love for the glory of God.Inspired by the stories of their saints, we join the Dominicans in celebrating the Jubilee of their first 800 years In these pages, we draw inspiration anThey are called Hounds of the Lord, and Stoics on spiritual steroids For 800 years they have barked out Christ s gospel message, saving countless souls and showing us how to think, do, and love for the glory of God.Inspired by the stories of their saints, we join the Dominicans in celebrating the Jubilee of their first 800 years In these pages, we draw inspiration and spiritual strength from the lives, lessons, and legacies of their intellectual giants and enrapt mystics, the men and women who scrubbed floors, and those who cared for the dying You ll discover countless fascinating and pious stories, prophetic dreams and visions, apparitions of Christ and Our Lady, appearances of the devil in disguise, miraculous healings, episodes of bi location, stigmata, incorruption after death, and .

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    1. Gave up at 71%This joins Delany's Mad Man on the short list of books I have stopped reading because of my gag reflex. It was the description of Catherine of Siena. You might think her pus-drinking shows love and holiness, Vost certainly does, but I literally find it sickening.I was reading this as Savonarola background research, and I suppose it was reasonably useful for that. I wish there was a really good readable book on Renaissance monasticism.

    2. This book is a very good book it showing us the Lives of the Dominican Saints and Blesseds, as always Dr. Vost shows us a clear and concise format that is easy to read how astounding the Dominicans are in life. He shows us how each Saint exemplified their founder St. Dominic as Thinkers, Doers, and Lovers, even those Saints of the Order of Preachers which may not be remembered for a towering intellect, but nonetheless heard St. Dominic's call to preach in whatever manner they so lived out, I am [...]

    3. This book was very informative. It was written in a simple style and I learned more about the Dominican order than I ever knew

    4. For the most part, I loved this book. It gives a great overview of the life of many popular Dominican order saints and blesseds. A few criticisms however. I could barely make it through the chapter on Fra Angelico. I was reading it during holy hour, and the description of his artwork without any corresponding photographs was almost too much to bear. And I was quite disappointed with the short chapter on the orders founder contrasted with the incredibly long chapter on Saint Albert. I understand [...]

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