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The Incorruptibles: A Study of the Incorruption of the Bodies of Various Catholic Saints and Beati

by Joan Carroll Cruz

One of the least known and most easily disbelieved religious facts is treated here in a scholarly and com-petent manner. As a result of this work, many will finally understand that bodily incorruption is in fact a reality in the world of religion.

The stories of 102 canonized Saints and Beati whose bodies were found incorrupt long periods after their deaths, many of which endured abnormally adverse conditions in remaining intact. A fascinating study one that will reinforce people's faith in the Catholic Church the only religion that possesses the phenomenon of bodily incorruption. A classic book that belongs in every Catholic home!"

Bio:
Joan Carroll Cruz is a native of New Orleans and is the educational product of the School Sisters of Notre Dame. She attended grade school, high school, and college under their tutelage. Mrs. Cruz has been a tertiary in the Discalced Carmelite Secular Order (Third Order) since 1968 and has served as Mistress of Formation (Novice Mistress) for eight years.

For her non-fiction books, Joan Carroll Cruz depended heavily on information received from foreign shrines, churches, convents, and monasteries. Her books include The Incorruptibles, published in 1977; Desires of Thy Heart, a strongly Catholic-themed novel, also in 1977; Relics, published in 1983; Eucharistic Miracles in 1987; Secular Saints in 1989; Prayers and Heavenly Promises in 1990; Miraculous Images of Our Lady in 1993; Miraculous Images of Our Lord in 1995; Mysteries, Marvels, Miracles: In the Lives of the Saints in 1997; Angels & Devils in 1999; and Saints for the Sick in 2010.

Binding: Paperback  342pp.
Pub Date: August 01, 2004
ISBN: 0895550660    EAN: 9780895550668