Patrons and Protectors

by Michael O'Neill McGrath

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Michael O'Neill McGrath's images of saints as patrons of occupations remind us that we are called to build God's reign through our labor. From the first-century Martha, who served meals to Jesus in her home, to the recently canonized Katharine Drexel, who built schools and colleges to improve the lives of Native Americans and African Americans, work and labor have been essential to Christian life. Alongside McGrath's commentary about why a saint is associated with a particular occupation are essays by men and women engaged in that work. As we see the variety of ways human beings contribute their talents and skills to building God's reign, we may be inspired to view our jobs—and our faith—with fresh eyes.

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ISBN9781568544083
Author
PublisherLiturgy Training Publications
Release date 01.06.2002
Pages count58
File size4.1 Mb
eBook formatHardcover, (torrent)En
Book rating5 (1 votes)

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