The Voices of Gemma Galgani: The Life and Afterlife of a Modern Saint

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The Voices of Gemma Galgani: The Life and Afterlife of a Modern Saint ❰Reading❯ ➸ The Voices of Gemma Galgani: The Life and Afterlife of a Modern Saint Author Rudolph M. Bell – Polishdarling.co.uk My sister Angelina knows all about my things This morning she was talking about my things like they were no big deal and my brother was making fun of them together with her I m not afraid of their jok My sister of Gemma PDF/EPUB Ã Angelina knows all about my things This morning she was talking about my things like they were no big deal and my brother was making fun of them together with her I m not afraid of their jokes, you know My sister even brought her classmates to the house, and she tells them this, just to make fun of me Come, let s go see Gemma go in ecstasy Gemma Galgani was the first person who lived in the twentieth century to become a saint Born The Voices ePUB Ù in Lucca to a pharmacist and his wife, Gemma died of tuberculosis at the young age of twenty five after a life of intense personal spirituality Jesus caressed her as lovers do the Virgin Mary was her affectionate Mom Brother Gabriel playfully teased her about whether she preferred his visits to those of Jesus and she even received all of Christ s wounds in her hands, feet, and side At the same time, she was mocked by her family and labeled a hysteric by doctors and the local bishop Voices of Gemma PDF ´ Her trials and the intimate details of her supernatural encounters the voices of Gemma Galgani are revealed here in this marvelous book by Rudolph M Bell and Cristina MazzoniBell and Mazzoni have chosen and translated the most important of Gemma s words her autobiographical account of her childhood, her diary, and key selections from her ecstasies and letters Gemma emerges as a very modern saint indeed confident, grandiose, manipulative, childish, admired, and with this book, no longer forgotten Following Gemma s own voice, Bell carefully contextualizes her life and passion and explores her afterlife, specifically the complicated process of her canonization Mazzoni closes the book with a Saint s Alphabet that finds, through Gemma s voice, spiritual meaning for women in the twenty first century Far than the reinvigoration of a neglected historical figure, The Voices of Gemma Galgani is a portrait of a complex girl woman caught between the medieval and the modern and a potent reminder of spirituality in a supposedly secular age.


10 thoughts on “The Voices of Gemma Galgani: The Life and Afterlife of a Modern Saint

  1. Glen Dallaire Glen Dallaire says:

    The first half of this book contains St Gemma s autobiography and diary, along with some of her letters and ecstasies St Gemma s heart was all on fire with the love of God and her writings will certainly inspire and edify those who read them.Professor Bell also includes some excellent information about her daily life and the process leading up to St Gemma s canonisation Glenn Dallaire The first half of this book contains St Gemma s autobiography and diary, along with some of her letters and ecstasies St Gemma s heart was all on fire with the love of God and her writings will certainly inspire and edify those who read them.Professor Bell also includes some excellent information about her daily life and the process leading up to St Gemma s canonisation Glenn Dallaire


  2. Catherine Corman Catherine Corman says:

    Infinite beauty, where are you concealed Where should I look for you Make yourself seen at least one time St Gemma Galgani


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10 thoughts on “The Voices of Gemma Galgani: The Life and Afterlife of a Modern Saint

  1. Glen Dallaire Glen Dallaire says:

    The first half of this book contains St Gemma s autobiography and diary, along with some of her letters and ecstasies St Gemma s heart was all on fire with the love of God and her writings will certainly inspire and edify those who read them.Professor Bell also includes some excellent information about her daily life and the process leading up to St Gemma s canonisation Glenn Dallaire The first half of this book contains St Gemma s autobiography and diary, along with some of her letters and ecstasies St Gemma s heart was all on fire with the love of God and her writings will certainly inspire and edify those who read them.Professor Bell also includes some excellent information about her daily life and the process leading up to St Gemma s canonisation Glenn Dallaire


  2. Catherine Corman Catherine Corman says:

    Infinite beauty, where are you concealed Where should I look for you Make yourself seen at least one time St Gemma Galgani


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