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St. Anthony of Padua and Lisbon, one of Christianity's best loved saints, is a man of many titles: glory of the Franciscan order, star of sanctity, hammer of heretics, comforter of the afflicted, counselor of the erring, miracle worker. Who is the person behind the praise? How did the people of his time view the saint? St. Anthony: Words of Fire, Life of Light is a noveliz ...more
Paperback, 408 pages
Published August 1st 2004 by Pauline Books & Media (first published September 1995)
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Saint Anthony, Words of Fire, Words of Light by Madeline Pecora Nugent, SFO is a fictionalized version of the life of Saint Anthony of Padua.

It is a highly readable text, taking us through Anthony's ministry from its beginnings in Italy, to France and back to Italy. The book shows us how Saint Anthony touched the lives of people he met, both real and fictionalized, through is preaching and his life. Each chapter brings us a different character's transformation, or lack thereof, after meeting Sa
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