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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His aim on the one hand is to gain the hand of either Fabiola or Agnes, and on the other hand, to uproot the Christian community in Rome. Four and Half Stars. Another thread of the story deals with the young boy Pancratius, a pious Christian and son of a martyr, who is himself preparing for martyrdom. If Apple Books doesn’t open, click the Books app in your Dock. Learn more about Amazon Prime.

Summary adapted from Wikipedia For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats if availableplease go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. The novel has been adapted to film three times.

Agnes in Rome added a personal touch to it. Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Advanced embedding details, examples, and help! One day, in a fit of rage, she attacks and wounds her slave girl Syra, who is a secret Christian. Eugenia rated it did not like it Nov 03, Clean 10 – Other Meetings.


Fabiola: Or, The Church of the Catacombs

Kenedy and Sons which was a retelling by Eddie Doherty. Oct 24, Aritina Bradin is currently reading it. The novel was mainly aimed at the embattled Catholic minority in England, who had recently emerged from a half-illegal status the Catholic hierarchy in England had been re-established only in I first read this when I was about eight or nine; it was a favorite of my father, and I loved it then. Oct 10, Maricarmen Estrada M rated it really liked it.

Clean 56 – And Last. 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. Clean 51 – The Sacrifice Accepted.

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Fabiola seems to have everything, including a superior education in the philosophers, yet under the surface, she is not content with her life.


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Fabiola: Or, The Church of the Catacombs by Nicholas S.P. Wiseman

If not, still you get an idea of all the places and events and a desire will be instilled in to visit woseman holy places mentioned.

Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. As a reader you feel the tension Four and Half Stars. Dec 09, Bill Ecoff rated it it was amazing.

Book Summary: Fabiola

Open iTunes to download and subscribe to podcasts. This suspenseful plot holds many surprises, including how God manifests His justice to the evil tyrants who, as usual, are first offered His mercy and then having rejected this undeserved grace begin their Hell on earth and die in utter misery. Clean 20 – Diogenes. Retrieved from ” https: Clean 04 – The Heathen Household. They just don’t write books like this anymore.

Woven into this fictitious story are a number of martyrdom accounts of real-life Christian saints, including Saint Agnes, Saint Tarcisius and Saint Sebastian. Also includes as characters St. Fabiola is the captivating story of true followers of Our Lord Jesus Christ.