Poustinia: Encountering God in Silence, Solitude and Prayer (Madonna House Classics Vol.1)
The renowned modern spiritual classic!
Catherine Doherty brings readers the profound traditions of Christian spirituality surrounding the Russian word poustinia, which means desert. Catherine combines her insights into the great spiritual traditions of the Russian Church with her very personal experience of life w...more
This is a book of unvarnished and simple truths about encountering God in "the desert" (i ...more
The author Catherine Doherty is a Russian emigre to Canada, and a convert to Catholicism. Here she explains the idea of the Poustinia, charts her own journey as a Poustinik, and draws out anecdotes from the Catholic Poustinia ...more