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Luisa Piccarreta, also known as "Little Daughter of the Divine Will," is under consideration for possible
The Archbishop of Trani has reiterated, in a letter dated November 2012, his approval of the existence of groups formed to study Luisa's writings. He also reaffirmed his moratorium on the current publication for public use, both in print and online, of most of the writings of Piccarreta, presenting it as his desire to present in the future, a "typical and critical edition of her writings", (for which the
At the age of 17, Piccarreta is believed to have experienced a "mystical union" with
For the next 64 years until her death, Luisa stayed in bed, not eating enough to sustain her life. She received the
Luisa is believed to have suffered the pains of Jesus' passion, in reparation for the sins of the world, and to call down God's mercy upon the earth. She is believed to have received instruction about the Divine Will and a special degree of grace known as "living in the Divine Will", directly from Jesus.
During this time, Piccarreta produced 36 volumes of writing, believed by her followers to have been dictated by Jesus, and collected into The Book of Heaven.