In this biography of the Venerable Bruno Lanteri (1759–1830), founder of the Oblates of the Virgin Mary, Fr. Gallagher tells the story of a man who served God and the Church courageously in times of persecution, ready to pay the price. Ven. Lanteri’s lifelong struggles with health, his dedicated service to priests, religious, and laity that rendered him “the man of a hundred tongues and a hundred arms,” his love for the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola, his deep prayer, his struggles to overcome his limitations, his enduring quest for holiness, his message of God’s mercy to the disheartened, and his invitation to begin again in times of failure, are detailed in this book. This book is for all who seek inspiration in living their faith amid the vicissitudes and struggles of daily life.
Begin Again: The Life and Spiritual Legacy of Bruno Lanteri
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Fr. Gallagher offers a seminar on the life of Venerable Bruno Lanteri on a 3-disc CD set entitled Venerable Bruno Lanteri. It is available from the Disc Sets section of the store. The book entitled Spiritual Counsels for Life in the World, Venerable Bruno Lanteri explores Venerable Lanteri's teachings for the spiritual life of the laity.