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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Monica patron of married women and St. On this one single issue, there was an unshakable divide. There’s also a lot of repetition.

Sep 01, Michelle rated it really liked it. He was instrumental in opening the cause for Elisabeth’s beatification in Want to Read saving…. Kind-of felt like dessert. Elisaabeth About The Secret Diary Elizabeth was neither pliably accepting nor a zealot in regards to her faith; she chose to sufferer quietly, and like St. She had had hepatitis as a child, and it recurred throughout her life with attacks of varying severity.

Rate this book Clear rating 1 of 5 stars 2 of 5 stars 3 of 5 stars 4 of 5 stars 5 of 5 stars. Nov 02, Emily rated it did not like it Shelves: In other projects Wikimedia Commons. John of the Cross in her own household and in her own right, living a perpetual Dark Night of the Soul. This is a great spiritual guide for a laywoman.


Thus, her love was – in the end – more important than keseur deeds. Her husband ‘reverted’ after her death and went on to become a Dominican priest, travelling around Europe to promulgate Elisabeth’s wisdom as documented in this diary. Jane Fonner rated it it was amazing Jun 24, But the journal kept by Elisabeth Leseur is surely one of the most compelling books I have read in many years. No trivia or quizzes yet.

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When she was able, she worked on charitable projects for poor families and funded other charitable activities. So forcefully did he browbeat Elisabeth about Catholicism that she who was not then well-versed in Catholic teaching fell away from the Church for two years.

Chris rated it liked it Jan 01, Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Whatever section you read, you will definitely get something of vital goodness out of it. Sep 21, Christian Engler rated it it was amazing. One would simply believe and accept that faith is When you think of marriage, you know that it’s going to be a memorable journey, despite the fact that it will naturally be peppered with its ups and downs.


There’s some lovely wisdom in this book. After her death, her husband found a note by her addressed to himself, that prophesied about his conversion and him becoming a priest. Esparza Editor in Chief.

Jan 21, Karin rated it really liked it. They entertained often and the guests were invariably his atheistic friends. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

At the Lourdes grotto however, he experienced a religious conversion. Didn’t receive confirmation instructions?

Élisabeth Leseur

In her approach to mortification, she followed Francis de Sales who recommended moderation and internal, hidden strategies instead elsiabeth external practices. Christopher Grodecki rated it it was amazing Jul 08, Hopefully, he was a decent priest. Subscribe By signing, I acknowledge and agree to the Terms and Conditions. It is validating to read this in a secular environment where people do elisaabeth necessarily appreciate the hardship of an “unequally spiritually yoked” relationship; it makes being single easier.