The Encounter: Discovering God Through Prayer by Cardinal Gianfranco Ravasi
Hardcover- 149 pages
In The Encounter, Cardinal Gianfranco Ravasi, President of the Pontifical Council for Culture guides the readers
through the spiritual life with the same retreat he gave to Pope Benedict just days before his resignation.
This small book presents a unique opportunity for readersbelievers and non-believers alike:
Take part in the exclusive retreat preached by Ravasi to Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI and the Papal household from February 17 to February 24, 2013
Receive guidance through the Psalms from one the Churchs foremost experts
Learn how the Psalms demonstrate Gods great love for us and how we can use them to awaken and strengthen our prayer life.
And much more
Along the way, Ravasi weaves in classic works of art, fiction, poetry, and music, creating a rich tapestry of Gods goodness.
Written with a loving and personal touch by one of the churchs premier teachers, Ravasi shows how God is constantly calling us to Him,
if only we fix out gaze on Him and open our ears to His word.
After reading these pages, we cannot help but raise our eyes to Him.