Book Study

Searching for and Maintaining Peace
A Small Treatise on Peace of Heart

By: Fr. Jacques Philippe

Join us for our next book Study!

Our next book study will be on Searching for and Maintaining Peace: A Small Treatise on Peace of Heart by Fr. Jacques Philippe.

The Details:

  • Date(s): May 31 – June 28
  • Mondays at 7:00 pm via Zoom
  • Order your own copy of the book:
    • From St. Pat’s Book Store in Ottawa – click here.
    • Click here to order from Sunrise Marian Distribution.
  • Please read to page 20 before our first meeting.
  • Join Zoom Meeting Information:
    • Meeting ID: 997 7992 4030
About the Book

We live in a day and age characterized by an extraordinary amount of agitation and lack of peace. This tendency manifests itself in our spiritual as well as our secular life. In our search for God and holiness, in our service to our neighbor, a kind of restlessness and anxiety take the place of the confidence and peace which ought to be ours. What must we do to overcome the moments of fear and distress which assail us all too often in our lives? How can we learn to place all our confidence in God and abandon ourselves into his loving care? This is what is taught in this simple, yet profound little treatise on peace of heart. Taking concrete examples from our everyday life, the author invites us to respond in a Gospel fashion to the upsetting situations we must all confront. Since peace of heart is a pure gift of God, it is something we should seek, pursue and ask him for without cease. This book is here to help us in that pursuit.

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