Carretto responded by leaving for North Africa, where he joined the Little Brothers Among the fruits of Brother Carlo’s response to his calling is Letters from the. But in the desert, he found answers to universal questions that each of us must face. From Carlo Carretto, Letters in the Desert, Orbis Books. Carretto responded by leaving for North Africa, where he joined the Little Among the fruits of Brother Carlo’s response was Letters from the Desert, the first and.

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Eckhard Gerdes rated it it was amazing Aug 28, To ask other readers questions about Letters from the Desertplease sign up. Brief background of his early life and letters he wrote mostly to his sisters from the desert.

Letters from the Desert

The Desert is Fertile. Shows that a life of prayer, a passion for justice and the spirit of lettfrs cannot be separated. Sep 05, Gerard Kelly rated it it was amazing. If change is not what you’re looking for He heard the call to prayer and went into the desert. Absolutely soaked up each page.

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The author, a very active layman in Catholic Action in Italy for twenty-five years, gave it up at the age of forty-four to become a Little Brother of Jesus. He never ducks out of making clear the arduous, demanding nature of the journey, and the fact that in the end it will require the giving of all of self in a relationship of love.


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I cannot say enough good things about this book As he puts it himself, he answered a call to: These are his collected thoughts of faith, service, and what we can learn from the solitude and challenge of his new home.

Rose Mary Hancock Translator. Oetters Head rated it really liked it Mar 07, Anyone interested in a silent God! The reality of how genuine their relationship was I am not speaking only of the selfishness of the wealthy, heaping up riches for themselves, or of those who sacrifice to achieve their self-selected goals.

Jan 24, booklady rated it really liked it Recommended to booklady by: The Gheddo book, also a cartetto from the Italian, is by a missionary priest who thee also editor of Mondo e Missione. How can the thread of love which links brothers be broken by an alleged purity of faith, or that religion, instead of being a bridge of union, should become a trench of death, or at least of unconfessed hate?


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