Holy Face Devotion

Life of the Good Thief

Life of the Good Thief
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Author: Monsignor Gaume

Product Code:  B2088
ISBN:  9781930278301
Publisher:  Loreto
Format:  Paperback
Pages:  208



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Advocate of God and consoler of Mary, this is the story of the "first" thief, whose wonderful eleventh hour conversion and defense of the holy Kingship of Christ on Calvary, merited him the everlasting title, "The Good." Monsignor Gaumé opens his book with a graphic, even ugly, description of the true face of a highway brigand in the days of the Caesars. He presents the first meeting of our Egyptian thief and the Son of God in the idolatrous land of the Pharaohs on the occasion of the flight of the impoverished Holy Family away from the sword of Herod. The rest of this profoundly inspiring account begins on the "Mount of the Skull." It is the story of the Passion as seen through this most unlikely of characters. Meet Dismas; a dying man whose only request from his "Lord" was but a "remembrance" in His Kingdom! Rejoice for a man who was the first to be with Christ "in Paradise."

Publisher: Loreto
Pages: 208
ISBN: 9781930278301
More by this Author: Monsignor Gaume
Keywords: Saints Angels Mystics books Saints: A-F: St Albert - St Francis

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