Mercy in the Fathers of the Church 9781612789781


Be the first to review this product
$9.95


   
Mercy in the Fathers of the Church 9781612789781

 

Mercy in the Fathers of the Church 9781612789781  Pontifical Council for the Promotion of the New Evangelization, Pastoral Resources for Living the Jubilee

"He does not extend His mercy to them because they know Him, but that they may know Him." - Saint Augustine

The Fathers of the Church, our first pastors and teachers, iknew that they needed God's mercy and forgiveness.  Pope Francis believes that we can learn to be more merciful through their experience of mercy.

Mercy in the Fathers of the Church includes an in-depth look at St. Augustine, the Preacher of Mercy, and an anthology of passages from Church Fathers including

  • St. Maximus
  • St. Cyril
  • St. John Chrysostom
  • St. Ambrose
  • St. Basil
  • St. Polycarp of Smyrna
  • St. Ignatius of Antioch
  • St. Clement of Rome
  • St. Justin the Martyr
  • St. Hilary of Poitiers
  • St. Gregory Nazianzen
  • St. Chromatius
  • Isaac of Nineveh

This book is one in a series of eight, promulgated by the Pontifical Council for the Promotion of the New Evangelization, which are the official catechetical resources for the Jubilee Year of Mercy (December 8, 2015 - November 20, 2016). Pope Francis will be speaking on these themes in his weekly catechesis throughout the year. ""At time we are called to gaze even more attentively on mercy so that we may become a more effective sign of the Father's action in our lives."" -- Pope Francis

The Year of Mercy book series includes the following books:

  • The Year of Mercy Book Package - All 8 books - Pastoral Resources for Living the Jubilee
  • Celebrating Mercy - Pastoral Resources for Living the Jubilee
  • The Psalms of Mercy - Pastoral Resources Living the Jubilee
  • The Parables of Mercy - Pastoral Resources Living the Jubilee
  • Mercy in the Fathers - Pastoral Resources Living the Jubilee
  • The Saints in Mercy - Pastoral Resources Living the Jubilee
  • Mercy in Teaching of Popes - Pastoral Resource Living Jubilee
  • Corporal Spiritual Works - Pastoral Resource Living the Jubilee
  • Confession: The Sacrament of Mercy - Pastoral Resource Living Jubilee
     

Join Our Email List

Receive updates on newly added items, events and seasonal products.