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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One day, in a fit of rage, she attacks and wounds her slave girl Syra, who is a secret Christian. This book will teach you history and build your faith! Clean 17 – The Christian Community. Overview Music Video Charts.

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At the same time, direct references to the present situation of Catholics carrinal England are relatively rare, especially when compared to John Henry Newman ‘s Callistawhich was commissioned as a sort of “prequel” to Fabiola.

Woven into this fictitious story are a number of martyrdom accounts of real-life Christian saints, including Saint Agnes, Saint Tarcisius and Saint Sebastian. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon.

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Clean 36 – The First Flower.

Learn more about Amazon Prime. Download M4B part 2 MB. The poetic writing style brings out the romance, pathos, and truth that make the book so beautiful.

Fabiola or The Church of the Catacombs

Clean 30 – The Virgins. Two exceptions are the characters of Fabiola and of the blind beggar girl Caecilia, Syra’s friend and fellow Christian; though they do bear saints’ names, are not identical with Saint Fabiola who lived later and Saint Cecilia whose legend is very different from Caecilia’s story in the novel.

Agnes’ martyrdom moved me to tears. Cardinall Liked it, but I don’t remember much. Clean 46 – The Second Crown. As a young Catholic girl, I was fascinated by the Christian martyrs and the persecutions in the Roman Empire.

The spirit of the martyrs and the fabipla 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. The writer, Nicholas Cardinal Wiseman also gives the necessary historical details necessary for the comprehension of the novels. Clean 20 – Diogenes. Elements of the story are interesting, particularly the haunting scene of a broken man, who just sold out his own people, lost in the catacombs without light.

Summary adapted from Wikipedia. The characters were well rounded and believable and most of them very endearing.

Clean 39 – The Public Works. I enjoyed this book much more than I thought I would. The propagandist way all Christians are painted as inspirational and all Pagans are conniving, immoral bastards is insulting and dishonest, as is the notion that the only Pagans capable of doing the right thing come from a Christian lineage.


Fabiola seems to have everything, including a superior education in the philosophers, yet under the surface, she is not content with her life. Clean 41 – The Viaticum. Fabiola Fabiolaedition. The heroine of the book is Fabiola, a young pagan beauty from a noble Roman family. Clean 13 – Charity. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life.

It leaves a permanent mental picture of the Early C Not half as popular as it deserves! Customers who bought this item also bought. Hillside Education January 30, Language: Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. The compelling plot of “Fabiola” follows the story of many different characters, each one’s life interwoven brilliantly with all the others so that the story flows perfectly. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. I was impressed when, barely a young boy, I read this novel –my first novel.

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Fabiola is the captivating story of true followers of Our Lord Jesus Christ. Maria Therese Meta Coordinator: Tirzah rated it really liked it Sep 14, I remember reading the original version for school and finding the writing style somewhat difficult to understand.

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