When Elizabeth Leseur’s husband, Felix — an avowed atheist — discovered this diary, he converted and later answered God’s call to become a. Elisabeth and Felix Leseur in Elisabeth and Me (). By the time this volume appears, I shall have left the world, and entered the seminary. My beloved. The Secret Diary of Elisabeth Leseur: The Woman Whose Goodness Changed Her Husband from Atheist to Priest [Elisabeth Leseur] on *FREE*.

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Dec 21, Kathleen rated it liked it. Yet, it was while reading the heterodox Life of Jesus by Ernest Renan that she had a profound conversion to the eliisabeth of her faith.

Le Cardinal Amette 0. He was ordained a priest in and spent much of his remaining 27 years publicly speaking about his wife’s spiritual writings.

Conversely, because of Felix’s atheistic stance toward religion and Catholicism in particular, he was a mean-spirited bully, and he forcefully yet consistently willed himself to try to extinguish the flame of love that his wife had for God. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. From this time on, she saw her major task in praying for the conversion of her husband, while remaining patient with his constant attacks on her faith.


Couples practice their faith according to their needs, desires or even not at all. For most couples, devote faith kind of just flickers into the scene when something bad arises. ShepherdsDelight rated it really liked it Aug 31, I would, however, echo those who say that it becomes quite repetitive from about half way through, and an edited concise version would be more accessible Light in the Darkness 4.

There was also some practical lessons to learn from her as well. He not only lwseur to practice Catholicism, he was outwardly and vehemently hostile toward the faith, becoming well-known as the editor of an atheistic and anti-clerical Parisian newspaper at a time when these opinions were the height of chic in Parisian society.

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I highly recommend it, especially for those who live in communities or societies which are hostile to expressions of faith read: Want to Read saving… Error rating book. Gmn rated it it was amazing Apr 07, Your contribution would be a great gift to those who cannot afford to support our mission financially, but who find Aleteia to be a daily source of inspiration.

It is an overview of a particular period, and that alone has some worth. Want to Read saving…. It’s not the kind of book you can casually plow through.


Divorce-proof your Marriage by Emulating Servant of God Elisabeth Leseur

Reconciling to the Church, Felix Leseur entered a seminary and became a Catholic priest. I looked forward to reading a little bit of it at night, after everyone was asleep. Secret Diary of Elisabeth Leseur 4.

Why elsabeth we wait to be rich before giving? From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Her admonition to be as educated as possible I understand. One would simply believe and accept that faith is When you think of marriage, you know that lessur going to be a memorable journey, despite the fact that it will naturally be peppered with its ups and downs. We pretty much live and die in relative or complete obscurity.

Divorce-proof your Marriage by Emulating Servant of God Elisabeth Leseur

As I said, you would think. At the Lourdes grotto however, he experienced a religious conversion. And she did it to the hilt. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Return to Book Page. Maybe I’m missing something? There is a bombardment of causes.