"In truth I tell you, in so far as you did this to one of the least of these brothers of mine, you did it to me." —Matthew 25:40
“…Climb inside the heart and mind of a young, dynamic priest in and through whom God is working in powerful ways. It will boost your faith and give light to your soul – besides bringing beautiful, heartwarming tears to your eyes.”
Fr. John Bartunek, LC, S.Th.D.
Legionary Priest. Author of The Better Part
I Saw His Face
Powerful Moments of Christ's Mercy
Fr. Michael Mitchell, LC
I Saw His Face is an inspiring collection of encounters with God’s mercy through service. Father Michael Mitchell shares his experiences of missionary work in Mexico and Haiti, revealing how Christ’s Mercy is at work among those who serve and those who are served.
At the center of each story is Christ the Merciful King: His Person, His Kingship, and His Mercy. Insightful reflections on Bible passages are interwoven throughout the book to shed light on Christ’s mission of mercy.
Seek a deeper understanding of Christ as the Merciful King and be inspired to see Him in others with I Saw His Face
Discover how Christ’s Mercy is at work among those who serve and those who are served by sharing in Fr. Mitchell’s experiences of missionary work in Mexico and Haiti.
For a Friend:
If you know someone that has been on a mission trip or has been thinking of going on a mission trip, share this book with them. It will help provide beautiful insight into the mission work as well as reaffirm Christ’s presence in each person needing help.
For Your Parish:
Order for all your parish mission teams as well as your small groups (bible studies, ministry groups, etc.) and receive a bulk discount!
“I had an overwhelming sensation at that moment that the man I was attending to was Christ himself. Christ was truly there, and he wanted me to know it. I did not see Christ physically, but spiritually I knew without a doubt that the man I was serving was the Lord Jesus, the second Person of the Holy Trinity.”
About the Author
Father Michael Mitchell, LC received his BA in Theology and MA in Philosophy from the Pontifical University Regina Apostolorum, graduating summa cum laude in 2011. Having studied in Spain, Italy, and the United States, he is fluent in English, Spanish, and Italian. He is chaplain to the organization Mission Youth and is the superior of the religious Congregation of the Legionaries of Christ in Chicago. He frequently travels to Haiti and Mexico to do missionary work. He also regularly leads retreats and is a spiritual director in the Midwest.