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Marthe Robin and the Foyers of Charity

Stratford Caldecott

Published October 27th 2011
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Kindle Edition
160 pages
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In reading the Kindle Edition of Marthe Robin and the Foyers of Charity you will learn about the early life and mission of Marthe Robin, and how she gradually became paralysed and was confined to bed. The book also has details of how she received theMoreIn reading the Kindle Edition of Marthe Robin and the Foyers of Charity you will learn about the early life and mission of Marthe Robin, and how she gradually became paralysed and was confined to bed. The book also has details of how she received the stigmata in 1930, and began to live Christs passion every week, as well as how she met Fr Georges Finet and they founded the First Foyer in l936. Marthe Robin and the Foyers of Charity also has fascinating details of the witness of some of the 100,000 visitors she received over 50 years, including what prominent figures thought of her. These include Jean Guitton, Marcel Clément, Fr Marie-Dominque Philippe OP, the founder of the Community of St John, and Fr Jacques Ravanel, the immediate successor of Fr Finet as the head of the Foyer movement, and Marthes first postulator. There are now 75 Foyer communities throughout the world, and their work involves a priest, the Father of the Foyer, giving 5 day retreats in silence, during which the members of the community look after the needs of the retreatants and pray for them. If you want to learn about the life of this amazing French mystic, then Marthe Robin and the Foyers of Charity is the perfect introduction.