Cultivating Virtue: Self-Mastery with the Saints


How to Master 12 Essential Virtues in 12 Months

On every page Cultivating Virtue imparts the true spirit of the Catholic Faith. This book takes 12 Christian virtues one for each month, with a reading for each day of the year and shows you how to master each one. Featuring stories and real life examples and sayings from the lives of the Saints.  Each virtue is uniquely addressed specifically month by month, covering such virtues as: Perfection, Humility, Mortification, Patience, Meekness, Confidence, Charity, among others.

Master the virtues and set out on your road to becoming a saint by learning directly from the great saints and drawing much encouragement and inspiration from their real life experiences and thoughts, such as from those of St. Francis de Sales, St. Teresa of Avila, St. Vincent de Paul, St. John of the Cross, St. Jane Frances de Chantal, St. John Chrysostom, and many others.  This is a book where one will draw much profit, in whichever way it is read – either in small snippets at a time, or read more methodically – whatever method suits the reader at the time.  In spending just a few moments, the reader will gain incomparable inspiration and an infusion of courage into the soul.

Cultivating Virtue possesses the unique quality of touching the soul with just a few paragraphs, placing a person in tune with God’s view of our affairs. This is one of the most moving and powerful Catholic books ever written and one that will enflame the reader with the love of God and desire for true Christian perfection.

Cultivating Virtue was formerly published by TAN Books as A Year with the Saints: A Virtue for Every Month of the Year.

The original publication has been re-typeset as an attractive daily meditation. The new trim size is 13x18cm, bound in a Premium UltraSoft leather like embossed cover, with a ribbon marker and gold edges. Personalization is available.

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