[PDF] To the Heights By Brian Kennelly – Writerscompany.co.uk

To the Heights To Live Life Without Faith, Without A Patrimony To Defend, Without A Struggle For Truth, That Is Not Living, But ExistingPier Giorgio Frassati Enter The Heart Of A Passionate Young Man, Who In His Brief Life Reached The Heights Of Adventure, Friendship And Sanctity Born To A Wealthy Family In Turin At The Dawn Of The 20th Century, Pier Giorgio Frassati Was Good Looking, Popular And Athletic He Spent Much Of His Youth Climbing The Rugged Italian Alps, Disappearing Into The Clouds For Days At A Time He Was Quick With A Joke Or A Prank And Enjoyed A Good Time It Seemed He Was Blessed With Everything A Young Man Could Ask For But He Hungered For Despite Coming From A Family Of Such Prestige, Pier Giorgio Spent Most Days In The Slums Of Turin, Visiting The Poor And Serving The Sick His Love For Christ Burned Within Him And Brushed Off On Everyone He Came Into Contact With From Lepers And Orphans To College Friends And Political Diplomats He Shared His Faith With Kindness And Charity, And Defended It Passionately Against The Evils Of Fascism, Even Coming To Blows With Mussolini S Thugs On Numerous Occasions Pier Giorgio Touched The Lives Of Thousands, Yet His High Society Parents Remained Unmoved By The Life He Led As They Frowned Upon His Religious Practices And Charitable Work Reaching Them Would Be His Last Challenge, His Final Mountain To Climb To The Heights Is An Unforgettable Novel About Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati Dig Deeper Than The Biographical Facts And Discover The Heart Of A Charismatic Young Man Whose Soul Blazes Brightly And Uniquely Among The Host Of Heaven.

10 thoughts on “To the Heights

  1. says:

    This was a spectacular rendering of the life of a young man graced by God to pursue Him in an ordinary life I was truly inspired by the life of Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati and believe that every Christian could find inspiration in his story.Sometimes when I turn to lives of saints I find the information delivered in a dry way The approa

  2. says:

    What an incredible look into the life of an incredible man Pier Giorgio Frassati is a somewhat newer saint, having lived in the early part of the 20th Century Because of this, there is a lot known and documented about this Saint I thought the writer did a good job of keeping to the facts but making it feel lik...

  3. says:

    Finishing a book in tears is a tell tale sign that this is a beautiful book We know so little of Pier Giorgio s life This book, while being a work of fiction, feels true His humility prevented documentation of his ...

  4. says:

    Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati is a saint who has been receiving a lot of attention in the Catholic world as of late Perhaps, it was because he didn t live that long ago from 1901 to 1924 Maybe it was because he died at the very early age of 24 Or it could be that he was just an ordinary man, and not a member of the clergy, thus we see someone we can rel

  5. says:

    The only reason I bought this book was because of the words Mussolini s thugs Besides Susan Peek s Saint Magnus the Last Viking , I m not really a reader of saints biographies They re lifeless and dull I feel like I m the one who died and was canonized To The Heights is a keeper I was drawn in with Pier Giorgio Frassati failing Latin, and wa

  6. says:

    A wonderful life, beautifully told by a very sincere young man It has wonderful reviews, all four or five stars I feel ashamed giving only three There is a problem here The language is great in parts but embarrassingly bad in others It gets worse towards the end, although the content is always excellent It gave me the i...

  7. says:

    I can t remember the last time I cried over a character s death, but this book did an excellent job telling the story of this young man s incredible life Pier Giorgio lived a life of faith, defending it from the evils of Fascis...

  8. says:

    A story so masterfully told that, in the end, conjures a feeling of heartbreak as if one was part of the life of Pier Giorgio, himself.

  9. says:

    I ve often wondered what my life would ve been like by now had I followed, as a young boy, the call of God s voice Erroneously believing that a life of pain and hardship lay in that direction, I hardened my heart and adopted a realistic attitude toward my future.To the Heights, Mr Brian Kennelly s novelization of Bl Pier Giorgio Frasseti s life, showed me what such a life devo

  10. says:

    This book is incredible I had never read about Pier Giorgio Frassati before though I had often heard about him , and so through this book I found out that he read a truly incredible life filled with love Full review to come

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