Born in Malta, Msgr. Laurence Spiteri, J.C.D., Ph.D., was ordained for the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, California. He holds doctorates in biblical studies, psychology, and canon law, and specializes in international law. He serves as prelate auditor of the Roman Rota, is in charge of the legal office of the Vatican Apostolic Library, is a voting member of the Historical Commission at the Dicastery for Causes of Saints, and is CEO of three foundations. He is the author of more than seventy-five books, some of which deal with canon and civil law, as well as of numerous articles. Msgr. Spiteri's works have been published in various languages in the United States, England, Ireland, Malta, Mexico, Portugal, Italy, and Vatican City State.
"Readers of this book will benefit greatly in finding inspiration,
practical application of the tenets of our wonderful Catholic
Faith, and hope in a world full of anxieties. May they also find in
their hearts a stillness in the Lord, a peaceful resting in God
that all of us surely need."
Raffaele Cardinal Farina, S.D.B.
Former Vatican Librarian and Archivist