Originally written in the mid-1800s by Fr. Andre-Jean-Marie Hamon, a holy French priest, this five-volume set has a beautiful new layout and new formatting yet retains the charm of the original text. A time-honored guide for daily personal spiritual direction since the mid-1800s, many generations of families have handed down "Meditations for All the Days of the Year" to their children. Whether or not you have a spiritual director, these daily readings will guide your soul through today's turbulent times--bringing you closer to God and assisting your growth in virtue. These prayerful, thought-provoking, and powerful lessons will help you achieve holiness on your journey towards a joyful and happy life, while making firm strides toward Heaven. This five-volume set promises to become a family heirloom that you will hand down for generations, too. About the author: Born in 1795, Fr. Andre-Jean-Marie Hamon was to become a professor of dogma at the seminary of St. Sulpice in Paris in 1821, a seminary superior in 1843, and later, pastor of St. Sulpice in Paris in 1851. Fr. Hamon turned down the office of Bishop all three times it was offered to him, preferring instead to work with the poor and write spiritual works. He published a number of works anonymously or sometimes used the pseudonym J. Huen-Dubourg, borrowed from his mother's name, Lehuen-Dubourg. Fr. Hamon died in 1874.