La Pierre Qu'ont Rejetée les Bâtisseurs. Une biographie du père Émile Marie Brière. Tome I - 1917-1975.

By: Beaulne, Monique.

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8vo - 23 x 15.5 cm.; 298 pp. Subtitled "Une Biographie du Père Émile Marie Brière, Tome 1, 1917-1975". Illustrated with 8 pages of b/w photographs. Fr. Brière was a close confidante and spiritual guide of the late Catherine de Hueck Doherty, foundress of Madonna House. Stories about Fr. B are many but my favourite is when, talking with a young woman who had a fairly low self esteem and struggled with her place in the world, he replied "Of all the women in the world, you are the most beautiful". She brightened and began to glow from the inside out. Fr. B continued "Well, maybe - there is Sophia Loren". As Cardinal Suenens once commented, as a quiet aside, about Pope John XXIII talking of the Holy Spirit, "Un bon mot, vraiment - un bon mot". Un homme vraiment vivant, un cadeaux du bon Dieu. Needless to say, the text is in French.

Title: La Pierre Qu'ont Rejetée les Bâtisseurs. Une biographie du père Émile Marie Brière. Tome I - 1917-1975.

Author Name: Beaulne, Monique.

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Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Outremont, Quebec., Carte Blanche.: 2001

ISBN Number: 2922291774

ISBN Number 13: 9782922291773

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Fine

Seller ID: 1436

Keywords: Fr. Emile Briere Madonna House Catholic Spirituality Religion Russian Catholic Community Faith Biography