In writing Fabiola (or Church of the Catacombs), Cardinal Wiseman recalls the memory of one of the cruelest persecutions in the history of the Church with. Fabiola has ratings and 24 reviews. and the story is a shameless piece of evangelism; Cardinal Wiseman acknowledges this in the Preface to I first read. Results 1 – 30 of 51 Fabiola or the Church of the Catacombs (aka – A Tale of the catacombes) by Cardinal Wiseman and a great selection of related books.

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I greatly enjoyed this version, however. The novel was written many years ago, so is not in a modern style, howvever, still a fahiola good and informative read.

Fabiola or The Church of the Catacombs by WISEMAN, Cardinal Nicholas Patrick

Woven into this fictitious story are a number of martyrdom accounts of real-life Christian saints, including Saint Agnes, Saint Tarcisius and Saint Sebastian. To listen to an audio podcast, mouse over the title and click Play. Overview Music Video Charts.

As a young Catholic girl, I was fascinated by the Christian martyrs and the persecutions in the Roman Empire. There are no reviews yet. Fabiola seems to have everything, including a superior education in the philosophers, yet under the surface, she is not content with her life.


Impressed by the faith and bravery of the christians when they were persecuted, having no fear of death and knowing that this would bring them home. The proud, spoiled Roman girl is humbled by Syra’s humility, maturity and devotion to her in this situation, and a slow transformation begins, which finally culminates in her conversion to Christianity, brought on by Syra and of her own cousin Agnes, whom she adores and dotes on.

Read reviews that mention christians persecution young fabiola faith historical roman cardinal. Clean 29 – The Ordination in December. Clean 40 – The Prison. Not half as popular as it deserves!

Our favorite toys for everyone on your list Shop now. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. A most edifying charity is seen also in the early Christians who risk their own lives by visiting and ministering to cardina who have been arrested for their Faith and happily await execution. The teacher needs to encourage them to persevere. Clean 19 – The Fall.

This book is highly recommended in order to inspire our students with love of our Catholic Faith. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Clean 11 – A Talk With the Reader. This was an excellent novel of the days of the Christian martyrs under Dioclesian. Complete but with some errors I enjoyed this book, it is perfectly written and well documented.


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Clean 03 – The Dedication. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Clean 08 – The First Day’s Conclusion. Also, a lavish Franco-Italian film version was released in If Apple Books doesn’t open, click the Books app in your Dock.

Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet. Along the way, we meet many of the saints whose feast days we still celebrate. A novel of the time of St.

The spirit of the martyrs and the degree of virtue that presents in the protagonists is admirable, almost impossible humanly speaking, so that it can only be understood and lived by the grace of God.

Fabiola or The Church of the Catacombs

Pancratius’ nemesis is Corvinus, a bullying schoolmate who is irritated by the young Christian’s saintliness. Buy the selected items together This item: Very interesting, enjoying afbiola very much. Fabiola Fabiolaedition. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. The heroine of the book is Fabiola, a young pagan beauty from a noble Roman family.