The Life of Mary as Seen by the Mystics: From the Revelations of St. Elizabeth of Schoenau, St. Bridget of Sweden, Ven. Mother Mary of Agreda and Sister Anna Catherine Emmerich

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Tan Books and Publishers, 1991 - Literary Collections - 280 pages
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A masterpiece that combines the visions of four great Catholic mystics into one coherent story on the life of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Based primarily on the famous revelations of Ven. Anne Catherine Emmerich and Ven. Mary of Agreda, it also includes many episodes described in the writings of St. Bridget of Sweden and St. Elizabeth of Schenau. To read this book, therefore, is to share in the magnificent visions granted to four of the most priviledged souls in the history of the Church.

In complete harmony with the Gospel story, this book reads like a masterfully written novel. It includes such fascinating details as the birth and infancy of Mary, her espousal to St. Joseph and her Assumption into Heaven where she was crowned Queen of Heaven and Earth.

For young and old alike, The Life of Mary As Seen by the Mystics will forever impress the reader with an inspiring and truly unforgettable understanding of the otherwise unknown facts concerning Mary and the Holy Family. Imprimatur. 280 pgs, PB

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Outstanding account of Mary's life.

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This account of Mary's life revealed many facts heretofore unknown to me. It is a treasure!! Read full review

About the author (1991)

Raphael Brown was the author of various books on the saints, compiling information on such personages as St. Francis, the Blessed Virgin Mary, St. Catherine of Sienna, St. John of the Cross, and others. His work includes Saints Who Saw Mary, Our Lady and St. Francis, Fifty Animal Stories of St. Francis, Franciscan Mystic, and The Roots of St. Francis. Mr. Brown also composed articles for The New Catholic Encyclopedia as well as book reviews for the Way of St. Francis.

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