Annals of the Propagation of the Faith Volume 81-83

Annals of the Propagation of the Faith Volume 81-83

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1918 edition. Excerpt: ...they would receive my protege. I wrote to the superior of the house who notified me without delay that he would accept him, that he would educate him as a person of caste and that some day he would undoubtedly lead him to the altar. The road which had been so 'long closed was opening and Punusamy could hope to be a priest. Immediately after the afternoon session I called him and told him the good news. Overcome with emotion he gazed at me with clasped hands. " Oh," said he, " how I thank you." " The only condition is that you must leave your father, your brother and your country and go six hundred miles away." When his father was consulted as to this journey, of the object and duration of which he was of course not informed, he made no objection. He seemed glad that his son was to continue his studies and perhaps he rejoiced at having to listen no more to his exhortations. Two or three weeks passed, and on January 12, 1916, my predestined child set out for the distant land which would thenceforth be his. He has written to me several times to tell me of his happiness and hisilast letter ends as follows: " Father, I am working as hard as I can, and the Blessed Virgin is helping me. My masters are very kind and my companions also. How heartily I thank and bless you." An Unhoped for Cure Obtained Through the intercession of a Native Martyr Priest Blessed Augustine Chao, to whose intervention is ascribed the miraculous fact described below, is, next to the Bishop of Tabraca (Gabriel-Taurin Dufresse), the most illustrious of the confessors of the faith who were martyred a. hundred years ago in the province of Su-chuen. In the consistory of September 23, 1816, His Holiness Pope Pius...show more

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  • Paperback | 280 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 15mm | 503g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236959450
  • 9781236959454