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Abiding in Bobbio Richard Mc Sweeney

Abiding in Bobbio

Richard Mc Sweeney

Published August 7th 2015
ISBN : 9781329382237
Hardcover
350 pages
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 About the Book 

Monk Colombano Europaggio of Bobbio, Italy is a passionate mettlesome heir to St. Columbanus of Bangor, Ireland. His heart-wrenching vexations, frustrations, and anxieties with so many pressing concerns such as absolutism, totalitarianism,MoreMonk Colombano Europaggio of Bobbio, Italy is a passionate mettlesome heir to St. Columbanus of Bangor, Ireland. His heart-wrenching vexations, frustrations, and anxieties with so many pressing concerns such as absolutism, totalitarianism, puritanism, fanaticism- the biosphere, conflicts, wars, belief, vocation, chastity and marriage, and of the Church hierarchys lack of courage to take action on what is happening to Christians in for instance Syria are also among our own pressing concerns. His courageous journeying through these potentially hazardous fields leading to his discovery of a treasure trove of solaces unfolds for us a contentment and a hope for a better tomorrow. The work which appears on this the 1400th anniversary of the passing of St. Columbanus is dedicated to the Vatican Secretary of State: His Eminence, Cardinal Pietro Parolin. It is ornately illustrated with 112 original dream depictions.