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Tales of Grace: Reflections on the Joyful Mysteries

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Elizabeth was one of those women who come into the world to undertake the profession of the compassionate old maid, the loquacious neighbor from across the street, ever-present at every birth, wedding, or funeral, wholeheartedly industrious and pious....
Story, whimsy, and lyricism combine in these tales of grace, making it possible to experience the Joyful Mysteries of th
Paperback, 144 pages
Published April 1st 2015 by Paraclete Press
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There are 1.2 billion people in the world who might enjoy Luigi Santucci’s Tales of Grace: Reflections on the Joyful Mysteries (trans. Demetrio S. Yocum); they are Catholic. And then there is a much smaller, odder demographic that might enjoy the book, and that is those who aren’t Catholic but who sometimes like to pretend they are; that includes me.

We Protestants, who owe our very existence to lawyers-cum-systematic-theologians, sometimes forget that the Incarnation and the Trinity are two grea
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Reflections on the Joyful Mysteries is the subtitle of Tales of Grace. This needs some explanation for non-Catholics and many Catholics alike, since it refers to the recitation of the Rosary, which is a series of standard prayers said in a certain order, guided by rosary beads, to help a person meditate to find solace from emotional pain or the discomfort that comes from the repentance of their sins.

As the informative website How to Pray the Rosary states:

"The purpose of the Rosary is to help ke
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