A Holy Year in Rome

^ Read ^ A Holy Year in Rome by Joan Lewis Ä eBook or Kindle ePUB. A Holy Year in Rome Indeed, only 30 such Holy Years have occurred in the 700 years since Pope Boniface VIII announced the first in 1300. In this definitive guide to the Jubilee of Mercy, EWTNs Rome Correspondent, Joan Lewis, takes you back in time for a look at the history of Jubilees, and then brings you to the present with a visit to the seven pilgrim basilicas of Rome four of which must be visited by pilgrims to obtain a Holy Year indulgence.Youll discover the immeasurable treasures of Rome and the Vatican, an

A Holy Year in Rome

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Rating : 4.67 (761 Votes)
Asin : 1622823338
Format Type : paperback
Number of Pages : 240 Pages
Publish Date : 2016-07-18
Language : English

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Indeed, only 30 such Holy Years have occurred in the 700 years since Pope Boniface VIII announced the first in 1300. In this definitive guide to the Jubilee of Mercy, EWTN's Rome Correspondent, Joan Lewis, takes you back in time for a look at the history of Jubilees, and then brings you to the present with a visit to the seven pilgrim basilicas of Rome four of which must be visited by pilgrims to obtain a Holy Year indulgence.You'll discover the immeasurable treasures of Rome and the Vatican, and you'll learn countless fun facts such as the difference between a church and a

"A Holy Year in Rome is the perfect gift for anyone who desires to learn more about the Church and the place it calls home."Teresa Tomeo"Leave it to Joan to make us feel at home in Rome! For those of you able to accept the invitation of Pope Francis to come as pilgrims to the city of Peter and Paul, make sure you bring Joan s book with you!"Cardinal Timothy Dolan Archbishop of New York"Thank you, Joan, for making Rome all the more accessible to all of us." Cardinal Donald WuerlArchbishop of Washington"Joan Lewis provides each pilgrim with thoughtful insights and practical details which are essential for a fruitful pilgrimage to the Eternal City."Archbishop Rino Fisichella President of the Pontifical Council for Promoting the New Evangelization --Personal Endorsements

going on a personal pilgrimage to Rome? YOU NEED THIS BOOK I purchased this book for the specific reason, traveling to Rome. Joan not only gives important info regarding who, how and where's to purchase tickets for tours,but she includes quite a bit of history. This is truly a huge benefit because once there, we will be limited to time constaint. Journeying in Rome with Joan Lewis Amazon Customer Needless to say, Joan Lewis provides her reader with an excellent explanation and history regarding Holy Years with this Holy Year of Mercy in particular. Besides this insightful history, this book unfolds to its readers the holy places that make Rome Rome. Best of all this book is truly. "A Holy Year in Rome" according to Mary. I purchased this book while enroute to Italy for a Pilgrimage. I was able to complete about two thirds of ot by the end of our trip. It was very comprehensive and helpful.I finished it and would highly recommend it to anyone making a visit to The Eternal City during the Holy Year or any

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