Age Range: 9 and up
For your children:
An old-fashioned "Retreat-in-a-Book" . . . to help them ponder the truths of the Faith and live lives of holiness in accordance with those truths
Based on the traditional St. Ignatius retreat (trusted by Catholics for centuries) and adapted for children, this clear, simple, thoughtful presentation of the Faith is invaluable for parents seeking to form their children in holiness.
My Path to Heaven covers such essentials of the Faith as God's will, angels, Heaven and Hell, the Fall of man, the Holy Trinity, the Incarnation, the Nativity, the Passion, salvation, the sacraments, faith, hope, love, and contrition, and it teaches children the relevance of these truths in their lives and in the decisions they make.
This unique book is:
Practical: it focuses on proper devotion and right action, not feelings
Serious: it acknowledges a
About the Author
Fr. Geoffrey Bliss, S.J. (1874-1952) was a Jesuit priest, writer, and teacher. Born in Oxford, England, he was one of twelve children. He entered the Society of Jesus at age 18. Fr. Bliss spent most of his priesthood spreading devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus. In 1920, he became the editor of the magazine Messenger of the Sacred Heart. In 1928, he began the magazine Children's Messenger.