Memoirs of Father Germain: A Spirit Tells the True Story of His Last Existence
by Edgar Crespo
An orphan before age five, Germain spends two years living alone on the seashore in seventeenth century France. The fishermen call him "little ... Show synopsis An orphan before age five, Germain spends two years living alone on the seashore in seventeenth century France. The fishermen call him "little prophet" since he can always foretell impending storms. One fateful day he strays into a castle of monks - and is not allowed to leave. The monks educate him and he is proved to be an excellent student, but he suffers from their cold and unfeeling ways. As a young man, Germain eventually takes his vows becoming a priest in the Catholic Church. He settles in a poor village with his faithful dog, Sultan, and it is here that he consoles the humble and oppressed - sometimes risking his life for their sake. As his reputation as a virtuous and holy man spreads, even royalty arrive for absolution of their crimes. Father Germain teaches love of the Creator and mankind with a belief that even the most hardened heart can be turned toward goodness. He exposes church hypocrisy and is persecuted by his superiors; yet he continues to teach according to his conscience. "Memoirs of Father Germain" is the touching, true account of this beloved priest's life relayed to the writer Amalia Domingo Soler of Spain. These stories of intrigue, adventure, human emotion, and morality will provide you with tremendous love, inspiration, and hope.