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Light in the Darkness: A Christian Vision for Unstable Times

Light in the Darkness: A Christian Vision for Unstable Times

Catherine Doherty shows how the security to which most people cling is mere illusion, but that God offers us an insecurity that leads to perfect security.


 A Christian Vision for Unstable Times

“The security to which most people cling is mere illusion. God offers us an insecurity that leads to perfect security. His security begins when we start loving him with our whole heart, our whole mind, and our whole soul, and our neighbor as ourselves” — Catherine Doherty

Catherine Doherty was a realist whose life spanned most of the twentieth century. She saw clearly what happens when we live as if there were no God. She also knew what we could become through God’s grace. Beginning with personal conversion, she calls us to restore our lives and all creation to the Father’s loving will. Our love for God must permeate our whole life.

As love of God and others grows in your soul, a massive transformation takes place through suffering. This is the threshold of a mystery into which God gently leads you.

A sampling of topics evokes the richness and variety of the meditations:

  • Wisdom in a Nuclear Age
  • Overcoming Fear
  • When We Don’t Want God
  • The Martyrdom of Loving One Another
  • Perfect Security
  • Comforming to the World
  • Just Anger
  • On the Brink of War
  • Speaking the Truth Without Fear
  • A Day of Terror and Tears
  • Why Can’t I Pray?
  • In the Shadow of Death
  • The Entry Into Death is Glorious
  • A Never-Ending Struggle
  • Faith For All Cultures



“The writings of Catherine Doherty help us all to live the gospel ‘without compromise.’” — James Cardinal Hickey

“Mrs. Doherty’s books are always best sellers and with good reason. Her writing is clear, to the point, so that it is hard to miss what she is saying.” — The Crux of Prayer

“Reading Catherine Doherty’s writings has always been both a pleasure and an enriching experience.” — Spirituality Today

“Catherine Doherty’s years of total dedication to the people of God, the crosses she has carried, and the tremendous graces she has received all leave their mark on what she writes, adding new depths now to the perception which has always been hers…. a present-day prophet whose commission is validated by a long life spent in ‘living the Gospel without compromise.’” — Sisters Today


About the author Catherine Doherty

96 pages — Trade Paperback, 4.25” x 7” — Madonna House Publications, 2008 — ISBN 978-1-897145-06-7

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