Author Biography - Walter J Ciszek SJ

Walter J. Ciszek, SJ 

Walter J. Ciszek, SJ

Walter J. Ciszek, SJ (1904–1984) spent 23 years in the Soviet Union in various prisons and work camps. Upon his return to the United States in 1963, he was assigned to Fordham University in New York City where, until his death, he was a much sought after retreat master and spiritual director. He is the author of With God in Russia and He Leadeth Me and is one of the pre-eminent spiritual writers of the latter half of the twentieth century. In 1988, the cause for his canonization was officially introduced.

Books by Walter J. Ciszek, SJ

With God in America

The Spiritual Legacy of an Unlikely Jesuit

With God in America is a collection of previously unpublished writings on Ciszek’s post-imprisonment life and thoughts.

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