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Contents -- Of the race of Israel, a Hebrew born of Hebrew parents -- (p. 3) -- His mother -- (p. 5) -- Studies at Metz -- (p. 5) -- First doubts -- (p. 6) -- Self-questioning -- (p. 7) -- Christian faith -- (p. 8) -- Baptism -- (p. 9) -- Love for Mary -- (p. 10) -- The globe of fire -- (p. 10) -- The Holy Spirit in the baptized -- (p. 11) -- First intimacy with Christ -- (p. 11) -- Joy and peace -- (p. 12) -- No Future -- (p. 15) - Nerve sickness -- (p. 17) -- What next? -- (p. 17) -- Insecurity -- (p. 18) -- Depression -- (p. 18) -- How to escape from it? -- (p. 18) -- The bottom of his heart -- (p. 19) -- My sickness, a great treasure -- (p. 20) -- Led by God -- (p. 21) -- Thirst for God -- (p. 23) -- The Spiritual Master -- (p. 27) -- The art of arts -- (p. 30) -- A science given from elsewhere -- (p. 30) -- Desire for holiness -- (p. 31) -- Abandonment -- (p. 32) -- Spiritual poverty -- (p. 32) -- Gentleness and humility of heart -- (p. 33) -- Passivity -- (p. 34) -- Freedom of spirit -- (p. 34) -- Simplicity -- (p. 35) -- Still more simplicity -- (p. 36) -- Prayer -- (p. 36) -- To die in order to live -- (p. 37) -- Weakness and strength -- (p. 38) -- Docility to the Holy Spirit -- (p. 39) -- It is not I who live -- (p. 40) -- The parable of the ship -- (p. 41) -- Synthesis -- (p. 41) -- Like Mary, with Mary -- (p. 43) -- Final Purifications -- (p. 45) -- I am useless -- (p. 47) -- God alone -- (p. 48) -- I have been harmful -- (p. 48) -- Like a blind man at midnight -- (p. 49) -- I am overwhelmed -- (p. 50) -- Darkness -- (p. 50) -- Hope -- (p. 51) -- O blessed night! -- (p. 52) -- To follow Jesus -- (p. 52) -- A prayer of the poor -- (p. 53) -- Dawn puts the night to flight -- (p. 54) -- “Here I am, Send Me” -- (p. 57) -- God has given the command -- (p. 59) -- I have left Rennes -- (p. 60) -- My trust is in our Lord -- (p. 61) -- I have come to Rome -- (p. 63) -- Humanly speaking, a madcap project -- (p. 64) -- Prophecy -- (p. 65) -- A portrait of the future missionaries -- (p. 66) -- If god wants it! -- (p. 67) -- Wait until the wall falls -- (p. 67) -- Despite obstacles -- (p. 68) -- I am a priest -- (p. 68) -- A priest is such a great thing! -- (p. 69) -- Found of the Work for the Blacks -- (p. 71) -- My heart is for the Africans -- (p. 74) -- The missionary is one sent -- (p. 74) -- After the example of Jesus Christ -- (p. 75) -- To do one and not omit the other -- (p. 76) -- The apostolic life -- (p. 77) -- Holiness of the apostle -- (p. 77) -- In the midst of difficulties -- (p. 78) -- Servant -- (p. 79) -- Superior-to serve! -- (p. 80) -- Union of minds and hearts -- (p. 81) -- The art of leading people -- (p. 83) -- Mutual support and affection -- (p. 84) -- No preconceived judgments -- (p. 85) -- No racist judgments -- (p. 86) -- Patience -- (p. 88) -- Do not fear -- (p. 89) -- Catechists -- (p. 88) -- Local clergy -- (p. 89) -- First Missions -- (p. 91) -- Community men -- (p. 94) -- Apostolic men -- (p. 95) -- Trusting in God’s power -- (p. 95) -- Coadjutor Brothers -- (p. 96) -- Everything to all people -- (p. 97) -- Self-possession -- (p. 98) -- Practical Union -- (p. 98) -- Charity -- (p. 99) -- Whom to send? -- (p. 100) -- Prodigious Activity at the Service of the Poorest -- (p. 103) -- To evangelize the poor -- (p. 106) -- True zeal -- (p. 106) -- God’s plan of mercy -- (p. 107) -- Apostolic life and religious life -- (p. 108) -- The immensity of the missionary work -- (p. 109) -- I can do all things in him who strengthens me -- (p. 111) -- The move with the times -- (p. 111) -- A wearying task -- (p. 112) -- Personal confidences -- (p. 113) -- Empty pockets -- (p. 115) -- Paris at midnight -- (p. 115) -- Mystic and Man of Action -- (p. 117) -- In a word -- (p. 117) -- To rest in God -- (p. 120) -- The way of providence -- (p. 120) -- Renouncement -- (p. 120) -- A loving look towards God -- (p. 121) -- Fire on the earth -- (p. 121) -- Love for people -- (p. 122) -- Trust - (p. 123) -- Gently and strongly -- (p. 123) -- Attachment and respect -- (p. 123) -- Presence to oneself -- (p. 124) -- Interior equilibrium -- (p. 124) -- Prayer to the Holy Spirit -- (p. 125) -- Sincerity -- (p. 125) -- The missionary’s two virtues -- (p. 126) -- God is All, Man is Nothing -- (p. 129) -- Cross and resurrection -- (p. 132) -- Victim offering -- (133) -- Last words -- (p. 134) -- Principal dates in Fr. Libermann’s Life -- (p. 137) -- References -- (p. 138) -- Contents -- (p. 139)

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1983

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Article

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Libermann

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English

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You Have Laid Your Hand On Me…A Message of Francis Libermann for Our Time

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