The Hand of Mercy (Classic Reprint)

The Hand of Mercy (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Hand of Mercy Catholics everywhere took them up as their chart of exploration into the realms of en quiry among their non-catholic friends. They have been fruitful of many, very many, conversions. As to earnest seekers after truth, the reading of the graphic, realistic, sympathetic, and often very pathetic narra tives, has given the signal for the last step or thefirst step toward the light. NO Cath olic who has read them IS so humdrum as not to experience a deepening of love for Christ and His Church, a quickening Of zeal, a stimulant at least to the duty of praying for conversions. The feelings attached to holy faith are stirred to delightful activity, and the sequel is the doing of something for making converts, saylng something, giving good books, watching the mental states of outside friends for good opportunities. Who soever reads theseo tales - where all the persons are real, all events have actually hap pened, all inner crises have, in awful reality, existed - must envy the convert-maker his noble vocation, and in God's due time be also led to strive for souls. Not a few have al ready emulated Father Alexander ln re cording in this style the workings of divine grace. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 300 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 16mm | 404g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243239785
  • 9780243239788