Holding God in My Hands: Personal Encounters with the Divine

Holding God in My Hands: Personal Encounters with the Divine

by Paul Wilkes
     
 

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Through reflection and personal experience, Paul Wilkes examines the power of the Eucharist to impart healing grace, spiritual strength, and peace to both communicants and Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion. Compelling stories from his hospital Eucharistic Ministry reflect the exceptional writing for which he is known. Wilkes takes the reader on a journey to

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Through reflection and personal experience, Paul Wilkes examines the power of the Eucharist to impart healing grace, spiritual strength, and peace to both communicants and Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion. Compelling stories from his hospital Eucharistic Ministry reflect the exceptional writing for which he is known. Wilkes takes the reader on a journey to realize God's love for us as the personal stories bring the reader to a better understanding of God's presence even in the face of suffering and sorrow. Admitting his own flaws and doubts, Wilkes connects to every reader who yearns to encounter the mystery of God's love for each of us.

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ISBN-13:
9780764819452
Publisher:
Liguori Publications
Publication date:
08/01/2010
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

Paul Wilkes is a Catholic writer and filmmaker educated by Jesuits at Marquette University and served in the US Navy. He holds an MA from Columbia University. He has written for The Atlantic Monthly, The New Yorker, America, and Commonweal, among others. He has worked as a book editor at Harper and Row, taught writing courses for Boston University, College of the Holy Cross, and Brooklyn College, among others, and is the author of more than 20 books. Wilkes is married and has two children.

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