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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Fabiola or The Church of the Catacombs

Lastly, it is evidently very Catholic. Do you already have iTunes? Clean wisdman – The Cemeteries. It is a novel set in the 4th century when Diocles and Maximian were the emperors on East and West side of the Roman empire.

Fabiola: Or, The Church of the Catacombs

Having toured Rome and the catacombs only seven months ago definitely helped. Woven into faibola fictitious story are a number of martyrdom accounts of real-life Christian saints, including Saint Agnes, Saint Tarcisius and Saint Sebastian. I know that we’re accustomed to saint books that are rather dull, but this one most certainly cardunal not! Agnes, and her three female slaves.

Maria Therese Meta Coordinator: One day, in a fit of rage, she attacks and wounds her slave girl Syra, who is a secret Christian. The reader gains an understanding of Early Christian History catacombs, martyrs, etc. I first read this when I was about eight or nine; it was a favorite of my father, and I loved it then.

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Clean 50 – Dionysius: I read this book when I was about Some of the main characters in the story include the pagan, Fabiola, a cousin to St. Fabiola Fabiolaedition. In this novel, the saints and martyrs whom we venerate come alive.

The heroine of the book is Fabiola, a young pagan beauty from a noble Roman family. I am delighted that I was able to buy this inspiring book and once again have it in my library. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Summary adapted from Wikipedia.

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A vibrant picture of life and worship in the Roman catacombs. I enjoyed so much reading about saints in a book that actually makes you realize that they were real people with real personalities and emotions. It appears your browser does not have it turned on. Maria Therese Proof Listener: One day, in a fit of rage, she attacks and wounds her slave girl Syra, who is a secret Christian. 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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This historical novel is set in Rome in the early 4th century AD, during the time of the cruel persecution of Christians under the Emperor Diocletian.

Wiseman was fsbiola extraordinary man, and one of the key figures in the revival of Catholicism in this country. Sebastian, but strays from the novel in many ways. Fabiola is a novel, based on real events, that talks about the Roman and Christian culture at the beginning of the fourth century, during the persecution of Christians by the Emperor Diocletian.

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Born in Spain to Irish parents, he studied at the English College in Rome, becoming its Rector in at the astonishing age of Clean 13 – Charity. If you are a Catholic, and if you have not read this one, you certainly need to read this. Very interesting, enjoying it very much. Return wisejan Book Page. I read a version published by P. Four and Half Stars.