St. Joseph Of Copertino

St. Joseph Of Copertino

by Angelo Pastrovicchi OMC


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St. Alphonsus writes: "a single bad book will be sufficient to cause the destruction of a monastery." Pope Pius XII wrote in 1947 at the beatification of Blessed Maria Goretti: "There rises to Our lips the cry of the Saviour: 'Woe to the world because of scandals!' (Matthew 18:7). Woe to those who consciously and deliberately spread corruption-in novels, newspapers, magazines, theaters, films, in a world of immodesty!" We at St. Pius X Press are calling for a crusade of good books. We want to restore 1,000 old Catholic books to the market. We ask for your assistance and prayers. This book is a photographic reprint of the original The original has been inspected and many imperfections in the existing copy have been corrected. At Saint Pius X Press our goal is to remain faithful to the original in both photographic reproductions and in textual reproductions that are reprinted. Photographic reproductions are given a page by page inspection, whereas textual reproductions are proofread to correct any errors in reproduction.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781463650834
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 06/27/2011
Pages: 154
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.33(d)

About the Author

The Rev. Father Angelo Pastrovicchi, O.M.C., was a priest and author of the eighteenth century. His biography on St. Joseph of Copertino was published in 1918 by the B. Herder Book Company, Missouri. While originally written in 1753, Father Pastrovicchi's work was also printed by TAN in 1980 with the Nihil Obstat and Imprimatur. It documents St. Joseph's remarkable life, including his severe penances, love of holy things, and frequent instances of levitation.

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