Saint Cecilia by Dom Gueranger

Saint Cecilia by Dom Gueranger

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SAINT CECILIA BK
By: Dom Gueranger
Softcover - 408 pages

In the nineteenth century there was a concerted effort on the part of liberal revisionists to undermine the Church's history by challenging the veracity of the Acts of the Martyrs. Some miraculous events associated with the lives of very popular saints, whose names were canonized in the Roman Missal, were treated with ridicule by scholars more concerned with documents than the living evidence of common tradition. It was righteous indignation that moved Abbot Dom Gueranger to defend the cause of Saint Cecilia, whose holy celebrity has spanned fifteen centuries. This particular biography was written in response to the request of his co-reformer and friend, the Benedictine Abbess Cecile Bruyere.