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Grieving With Grace: A Woman's Perspective

published by Franciscan Media | Trade Paperback | 91 pages
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There are many ways in which the course of our daily lives can be altered—illness, change in residence, loss of employment and death of loved ones. These alterations can require dramatic and even subtle changes in our everyday living, limit our options and force us to choose different priorities. Dolores Leckey knows firsthand that the death of a spouse changes forever the rhythms of life at all levels—body, mind and soul. In this moving and personal narrative that includes entries from her journal, she shares with us her own shift in consciousness, in the way she sees God, herself and the world after her husband's death. She offers us consolation and hope. Stock #: B16888

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Grieving W/ Grace

Well received and comforting to a friend whose mother is dying and a friend estranged from her son, who did not let her know she was a grandma.

DOLORES R. LECKEY has been a senior research fellow at the Woodstock Theological Center since 1998 where she is currently coordinator of a new project, Theology in the City. She served twenty years as executive director of the Secretariat for Family, Laity, Women and Youth of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops. Recipient of numerous awards, including twelve honorary doctorates, St. John’s University Elizabeth Ann Seton medal, Washington Theological Union’s distinguished service award, Leckey is author of nine books and general editor of Just War, Lasting Peace: What Christian Traditions Can Teach Us. The mother of four and grandmother of seven, with her late husband she is a founder of the Arlington Partnership for Affordable Housing. She resides in Arlington, Virginia, where in 2003 the Commission on the Status of Women named her a “Person of Vision.”

Product Type:  Book

Item Number:  #B16888

ISBN:  9780867168884

Publication Date:  8/4/2008

BISAC:  RELIGION / Christianity / Catholic

Imprint:  Franciscan Media

Trim Size:  139.7 mm X 215.9 mm X 7.874 mm
(Approx. 5.5 in X 8.5 in X 0.28 in X )

Pages:  91

List Price:  $ 3.00