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Walter J. Ciszek, S.J.

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Walter J. Ciszek, S.J. (1904-1984), was a Polish-American Jesuit priest known for his missionary work in the Soviet Union during and after World War II. He was eventually arrested by the Soviets as a spy and spent fifteen years in the Gulag. He was released and returned to the United States in 1963, after which he wrote two books, including the memoir With God in Russia, and served as a spiritual director. Since 1990, Ciszek has been under investigation by the Roman Catholic Church for anonization. His current title is Servant of God.

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The Way of a Pilgrim

Translated by Helen Bacovcin
Foreword by Walter J. Ciszek, S.J.


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
Publisher: Image
On Sale: June 17, 1985
Price: $14.00

This classic work of Russian spirituality has captivated countless readers with its tale of a nineteenth-century peasant seeking the truth with simple humility, finding joy and plenty everywhere in life. Read more >
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The Way of a Pilgrim

Translated by Helen Bacovcin
Foreword by Walter J. Ciszek, S.J.


Format: eBook
Publisher: Image
On Sale: August 5, 2009
Price: $9.99

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He Leadeth Me

Written by Walter J. Ciszek, S.J. and Daniel L. Flaherty, S.J.


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
Publisher: Image
On Sale: May 6, 2014
Price: $14.00

Captured by a Russian army during World War II and convicted of being a "Vatican spy," Jesuit Father Walter J. Ciszek spent 23 agonizing years in Soviet prisons and the labor camps of Siberia. Only through an utter reliance on God's will did he manage to endure the extreme hardship. He... Read more >
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He Leadeth Me

Written by Walter J. Ciszek, S.J. and Daniel L. Flaherty, S.J.


Format: eBook, 240 pages
Publisher: Image
On Sale: October 17, 2012
Price: $9.99

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With God in Russia

Written by Walter J. Ciszek, S.J.


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
Publisher: Galilee Trade
On Sale: January 11, 1966
Price: $19.00

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