An incredible Franciscan saint (1603-1663), most famous for his miracles, levitations and severe penances. He spoke with animals and could smell the stench of sin in penitents. The devil said of him, "Friar Joseph is the worst foe we have."
I love this book. St. Joseph has become one of my heroes. His intense devotion to the Eucharist is so humble, simple and beautiful that it is contagious.
Elaine(PA, November 6, 2010)
I read this book after viewing the DVD on the Reluctant Saint also about St John of Copertino and found it more rewarding and informative whereas the movie did not capture his true holy soul. Best Uses: inspirational; Cons: none; Pros: Holy life of a simple man
Soria(Framingham, MA, October 30, 2009)
I live in Brazil and had always heard of St Joseph of Copertino. Even this saint interceded for me in the exams of the University of Law. When I researched about his life, in Brazil, I found a few lines about it. Arriving here in the U.S.A, to spend holidays, I found this book. I recommend reading.