Australian Edition of “The Book of Confidence” (Abbé Thomas de Saint-Laurent)
To the superficial observer, a book specifically destined to increase the confidence of the faithful in God and the Blessed Virgin Mary might seem superfluous.
then, do I so especially recommend to Australians the virtue of confidence in
Moreover, the history of every nation proves that in this valley of tears –thus does St. Bernard qualify man’s earthly existence- everything that pleases us is unstable. Hence, the appropriateness, or, better said, the necessity for each man to insistently ask our Creator and Redeemer to protect, favour and help him to overcome the terrible spiritual and temporal battles that mark his pilgrimage upon this earth.
Abbé De Saint-Laurent does precisely that in his book about confidence. This work, flowing with a language rich in supernatural unction, teaches the reader what confidence is, how it should be practiced, and the moral benefits derived therefrom.
His book is a precious spiritual aid. I emphatically congratulate the Australian TFP for putting it in circulation at this time.
this, I beseech Our Lady, Mediatrix of all graces, to
grant this little book a large distribution amongst upright and faithful people
Plinio Corrêa de Oliveira