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G 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 uniuely among the host of heaven. 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 impression of a first draft having been rushed into print without being edited Certainly this writer s other books show no sign of this at all Somebody needs to edit this so that it can be the excellent book that it has the potential to be Dangerous Melody (Treasure Seekers 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 Devoted to Drew young man whose soul blazes brightly and uniuely among the host of heaven. A wonderful life beautifully told by a very sincere

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To the Heights

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 comin. 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 relate to and identify with No matter the reason he is a special figure who we could all benefit to learn about Brian Kennelly looks to provide us this knowledge in his latest book To The HeightsTo The Heights begins not with the birth of Pier Giorgio Frassati but his death specifically a funeral procession Two boys living at the Provincial Institute for Children are pretending to be sick However they are not doing it just to get out of classes or to raise mischief Instead they are pretending to be sick so they can sneak off to see their friend Their friend isn t some boy from another school but Pier Giorgio Frassati He had passed away recently and they wanted to attend the funeral procession of a man a friend who had stopped by to visit them many times and always made them feel important This theme of Pier s love for mankind presents itself many times over in this bookAfter this surprise opening we are then taken back to the life of Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati We see him first as a young boy born into a household of privilege A drunk man comes to his household looking for food How many of us have not experienced a very similar scenario before To Pier s dismay his father turns the homeless man away empty handed Pier begs his parents to reconsider and the next day they take him a loaf of bread However the man was drunk when they found him so they didn t leave him the bread and his father rubbed it into Pier that he was rightWe see other touching stories about Pier visiting the sick or connecting with some of the outcasts of society However we also see amazing stories that speak to the fire and passion of people in their 20s standing up for a cause they believe in like when Pier fought against the Black Shirts The most amazing story of all in this book happened in the last chapter With Pier s death thousands of people from all walks of life showed up to honor him His parents finally realized how special their son was and what an impact he had on the world It took his death but Pier finally accomplished his greatest challengebringing his family to ChristLike the subtitle says To The Heights is a novel based on the life of Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati It is not a biography per se If you are looking for that check out A Man of the Beatitudes by Blessed Pier s sister Lucianna Frassati but instead would fall into the category of historical fiction That means some minor details reuired creative liberties to be taken by the author so that he could paint a captivating picture of Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati I highly recommend this book to all Catholics young and old Be sure to check out Brian Kennelly s other book Two Statues Promises in Tumble Creek 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 comin. 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 relate to and identify with No matter the reason he is a special figure who we could all benefit to learn about Brian Kennelly looks to provide us this knowledge in his latest book To The HeightsTo The Heights begins not with the birth of Pier Giorgio Frassati but his death specifically a funeral procession Two boys living at the Provincial Institute for Children are pretending to be sick However they are not doing it just to get out of classes or to raise mischief Instead they are pretending to be sick so they can sneak off to see their friend Their friend isn t some boy from another school but Pier Giorgio Frassati He had passed away recently and they wanted to attend the funeral procession of a man a friend who had stopped by to visit them many times and always made them feel important This theme of Pier s love for mankind presents itself many times over in this bookAfter this surprise opening we are then taken back to the life of Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati We see him first as a Mischief and Marriage young boy born into a household of privilege A drunk man comes to his household looking for food How many of us have not experienced a very similar scenario before To Pier s dismay his father turns the homeless man away empty handed Pier begs his parents to reconsider and the next day they take him a loaf of bread However the man was drunk when they found him so they didn t leave him the bread and his father rubbed it into Pier that he was rightWe see other touching stories about Pier visiting the sick or connecting with some of the outcasts of society However we also see amazing stories that speak to the fire and passion of people in their 20s standing up for a cause they believe in like when Pier fought against the Black Shirts The most amazing story of all in this book happened in the last chapter With Pier s death thousands of people from all walks of life showed up to honor him His parents finally realized how special their son was and what an impact he had on the world It took his death but Pier finally accomplished his greatest challengebringing his family to ChristLike the subtitle says To The Heights is a novel based on the life of Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati It is not a biography per se If Cold Case, Hot Accomplice (Men of Wolf Creek, you are looking for that check out A Man of the Beatitudes by Blessed Pier s sister Lucianna Frassati but instead would fall into the category of historical fiction That means some minor details reuired creative liberties to be taken by the author so that he could paint a captivating picture of Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati I highly recommend this book to all Catholics Blackmailed Into the Greek Tycoons Bed (International Billionaires, young and old Be sure to check out Brian Kennelly s other book Two Statues

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“To live life without faith without a patrimony to defend without a struggle for truth that is not living but existing”     Pier 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 uick with a joke or. I think I cried at the end of every chapter I want to be like him when I grow up Let Sleeping Dogs Lie 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 Secret Agent Minister and Deadly Texas Rose youth climbing the rugged Italian Alps disappearing into the clouds for days at a time He was uick with a joke or. I think I cried at the end of every chapter I want to be like him when I grow up


10 thoughts on “To the Heights

  1. says:

    I think I cried at the end of every chapter I want to be like him when I grow up

  2. 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 storySometimes when I turn to lives of saints I find the information delive

  3. 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 like a story than a dry biography The reader is able to get a wonderful sense of Pier Giorgio through this book which at times

  4. 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 life but it was such

  5. 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 2

  6. 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

  7. says:

    This book would be ideal for middle school students through adults It's such an inspiring story of how one a person can touch so many lives in such a little time The book is written as fiction but it's based on the true story of the life of Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati His life reminded me of St Therese doing little things each day to make big differences in other people's lives It would be beautiful to see him named a saint He

  8. 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 impression of a first draft

  9. 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 Fascism and never gave up helping the poor until his death Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati pray for us Verso l

  10. 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

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