The Spiritual Writings That Became A Handbook For Sanctity

In the late 13th century, God blessed a young cloistered nun with graces so special that she very quickly climbed to incredible heights of sanctity in her sheltered community. Her name was Gertrude of Helfa, (1221-1292), today revered worldwide as St. Gertude the Great

Through Gertrude, heaven was to reveal many of its greatest secrets.

At the request of Jesus, Gertrude wrote down many of the conversations and revelations He shared with her. Classified by the Catholic Church as “mystical literature,” they highlight Our Savior’s immense love and mercy, and reveal an extraordinary, intimate pathway to personal holiness.

We’ve gathered a few of these gems for your personal reflection and edification. 



The Litany of St. Gertrude

As you read the writings of St. Gertrude, you will be amazed at the closeness of her relationship to Jesus. For that reason, you may find it helpful to whisper your

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Do You Desire Perfection?

At some point in our journey upon this planet, we may become fortunate enough to discover exactly why we’re here. I hardly claim to know the answer, but it seems

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All excerpts taken from The Life and Revelations of St. Gertrude the Great, available here.

The St. Gertrude Prayer for Poor Souls in Purgatory

Eternal Father, I offer Thee the Most Precious Blood of Thy Divine Son, Jesus, in union with the masses said throughout the world today, for all the holy souls in purgatory, for sinners everywhere, for sinners in the universal church, those in my own home and within my family. Amen.


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