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The Meaning of Life and Other Essays

by Alban Goodier, S.J.

Even with the best intentions, we can often get caught up in the affairs of this world and forget about God. To stay on the path to Heaven we must make, from time to time, an examination of our life's heading. This collection of essays reminds us to live for God rather than for ourselves, encourages us to rise above the concerns and cares of our daily life, and places God's existence - rather than possessions or success - as the true meaning of our lives. . . . While he was the superior of the young Jesuits at Manresa House, Roehampton, Rev. Alban Goodier wrote these essays in 1913 for the newly-launched Stella Maris Magazine, a monthly Jesuit periodical published by Campion House, Osterley. The collection was published as a book the following year by Burns Oates & Washbourne, bearing a Nihil Obstat and Imprimatur.

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