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Daily Lenten Meditations contains excerpts taken from the homilies, addresses, and official letters of Pope John Paul II’s long and generous evangelizing activity. These excerpts have been put together to form a kind of spiritual pilgrimage over the course of Lent. As Christ faced suffering, the Pope has faced his own illness and infirmity with courage and fortitude walking his own Lenten pilgrimage every day with prayerful dignity and faith.
You’ll find: Day-by-day reflections of John Paul II through the season of Lent
Readings of the day
Beautiful 4-color images
A compact and easy-to-use format
The texts have been chosen to help readers, day-by-day, consider, examine themselves or pray over a theme that is relevant to Lent’s call to faith and conversion. This book for is for all Christians who wish to meditate on the Scripture and walk their own prayerful Lenten pilgrimage. Designed to be accessible for daily use, this book is helpful to Catholic readers who hunger for deeper reflection and prayer in the Lenten season.
Father Max Polak is currently Catholic chaplain to the University of Tasmania (Australia). For more than sixteen years he was chaplain of Warrane College at the University of New South Wales and also served as Catholic chaplain to the University of Waikato (New Zealand). Before beginning studies for the priesthood, he completed degrees in aeronautical engineering at MIT. Later, before being ordained as a priest of the Opus Dei Prelature, he studied in Rome and at the University of Navarre (Spain), presenting a doctoral thesis in patristic theology on Saint Ambrose. He has published an earlier anthology of texts of Pope John Paul II as well as articles in a number of newspapers and magazines on topics of theology and bioethics. He was ordained in 1975.$25.00