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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In this moving wisemaan of the Roman catacombs and the captured Christians who faced cruel death with unearthly fortitude, a story of faith and renewal unfolds in the decaying Roman empire.

The novel was written many years ago, so is not in a modern style, howvever, still a very good and informative read.

The educational side of the book is also important: Clean 36 – The First Flower. Ships from and sold by Amazon.

Some of the main characters in the story include the pagan, Fabiola, a cousin to St. Write a customer review. You feel proud of your Faith.

cardimal Clean 33 – The Discovery. After some dramatic events that reveal his surprising connections to Syra, who is his long-lost younger sister Myriam, Fulvius rejects his evil ways, converts to Christianity and becomes a hermit.


Showing of 15 reviews. To listen to an audio podcast, mouse over the title and click Play. Inhe became the first Archbishop of the newly erected Diocese of Westminster, and a Cardinal. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Oliver Twist Classic Starts.

Clean 30 – The Virgins.

Views Read Edit View history. Or, the Church of the Catacombs. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. Clean 52 – Miriam’s History. A third “peplum” film version called La Fabuola degli schiavi was produced in Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Clean 39 – The Public Works.

Customer Ratings We have not received enough ratings to display an average for this wisemqn. I read a version published by P. As a reader you feel the tension Four and Half Stars. Clean 25 – Deliberations.

Clean 09 – Meetings.

Fabiola: Or, The Church of the Catacombs

Clean 47 – The Critical Day: This was an excellent novel of the days of the Christian martyrs under Dioclesian. Clean 26 – Dark Death. The writer, Nicholas Cardinal Wiseman also gives the necessary historical details necessary for the comprehension of the novels. Along with them the entire grim situation that the early Church faced under the irascible ire of the Romans comes alive. Clean 53 – Bright Death.

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Still, the heroic language in which the tales of the martyrs are told obviously aims at strengthening the courage and determination of Catholics in England. Hardcoverpages. At the same time, direct references to the present situation of Catholics in England are relatively rare, especially when compared to John Henry Newman ‘s Callistawhich was commissioned as a sort wiseeman “prequel” to Fabiola.

Ingrid rated it liked it Apr 17, Clean 15 – Charity Returns. Be the first one to write a review. Feb 26, John Larson mic rated it it was amazing.

Book Summary: Fabiola

This was an absolutely amazing book!!!!! Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: In events swirling around Fabiola and her social circle, we see the gathering storm getting blacker and blacker until the great storm erupts on the Church.

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 13 – Charity.