Thursday, March 10, 2016

Mary Purcell's Writings on Matt Talbot

Mary Purcell (1906-1991), renown biographer of Matt Talbot and other holy individuals and saints, published two booklets and two books about Matt. A nine page booklet titled The Making of Matt Talbot  (1972) can be read at An expanded 32 page edition with the same title can be read at

Extensive biographies of Matt Talbot by Ms. Purcell are Matt Talbot and His Times (1977) and Remembering Matt Talbot (1990). While these two books are still available for purchase online, there is now an online copy of Matt Talbot and His Times at