The Faith of Our Fathers

Cover image for

Download


Author: James Gibbons
Published: 1917
Language: English
Wordcount: 123,293 / 374 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 68.4
LoC Category: BX
Downloads: 1,238
Added to site: 2008.12.08
mnybks.net#: 22791
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Religion

Being a Plain Exposition and Vindication of the Church Founded by Our Lord Jesus Christ.

Show Excerpt

in misleading you? Not temporal reward, since I seek not your money, but your soul, for which Jesus Christ died. I could not hope for an eternal reward by deceiving you, for I would thereby purchase for myself eternal condemnation by gaining proselytes at the expense of truth.

This, friendly reader, is my only motive. I feel in the depth of my heart that, in possessing Catholic faith, I hold a treasure compared with which all things earthly are but dross. Instead of wishing to bury this treasure in my breast, I long to share it with you, especially as I lose no part of my spiritual riches by communicating them to others.

It is to me a duty and a labor of love to speak the truth concerning my venerable Mother, so much maligned in our days. Were a tithe of the accusations which are brought against her true, I would not be attached to her ministry, nor even to her communion, for a single day. I know these charges to be false. The longer I know her, the more I admire and venerate her. Every day she

(Promote your book here)

Featured Books

Cover image for The Faith of Our Fathers by James Gibbons - Free eBook

Astray in Couper

Matty Cruz Adventure Book 1
R. Marquez

When the economic downturn ends Matty Cruz’s co... Read more

Cover image for The Faith of Our Fathers by James Gibbons - Free eBook

Loose Ends

A California Corwin P. I. Mystery
David VanDyke

"Loose Ends was a great read, if you're looking... Read more

Cover image for The Faith of Our Fathers by James Gibbons - Free eBook

Who Murdered Mr. Malone?

Garden Girls Christian Cozy Mystery Series Book 1
Hope Callaghan

Who Murdered Mr. Malone? Book 1 of the Garden G... Read more

Cover image for The Faith of Our Fathers by James Gibbons - Free eBook

Phantasia

Book One: Into the Rain
M.U. Riyadad

After finding the body of a dragon in a metalli... Read more

Cover image for The Faith of Our Fathers by James Gibbons - Free eBook

Fearsome

Fearsome Series Book 1
S.A. Wolfe

*This is a stand-alone book in the Fearsome Ser... Read more

Cover image for The Faith of Our Fathers by James Gibbons - Free eBook

Anais of Brightshire

The Blood Mage Chronicles Book 1
Jamie Wilson

While rumors of monsters rising in the south bring... Read more

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Help ManyBooks by sharing this page!

See it as donating a moment of your social media time, every little thing helps us improve and stay online.

Popular in This Genre

The list of books below is based on the weekly downloads by our users regardless of eReader device or file format.

The Age of Reason
by Thomas Paine
Meditations
by Marcus Aurelius
The Bhagavad-Gita
by Anonymous
Jerusalem
by Selma Lagerlof
To My Younger Brethren
by Handley C.G. Moule
The Pilgrim's Progress
by John Bunyan
Hymns and Hymnwriters of Denmark
by Jens Christian Aaberg

See more popular titles from this genre.