Men of Brave Heart: The Virtue of Courage in the Priestly Life

Men of Brave Heart: The Virtue of Courage in the Priestly Life

by Archbishop Jose H. Gomez

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781612782942
Publisher: Our Sunday Visitor, Publishing Division
Publication date: 12/09/2009
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 240
File size: 422 KB

About the Author

The Most Rev. Jose H. Gomez, STD, currently the Archbishop of San Antonio, Texas, is a national respected leader among Hispanic priests in the USA. Archbishop Gomez holds a doctorate in Sacred Theology. In 1978, the year he was ordained a priest, Archbishop Gomez completed his B.A. in Theology at the University of Navarre, Rome Campus. Archbishop Gomez is an enthusiastic supporter of vocations to the priesthood and religious life, and constantly encourages all Catholics to witness their faith in their daily lives.

Table of Contents

Preface 7

1 The Beginning of Strong Courage: The Virtues, the Priesthood, and the New Evangelization of America 13

2 All Things in Him Who Strengthens Me: Power, Manhood, and the Priesthood 39

3 Contempt of Death and the Crown of Life: The Radical Newness of Christian Fortitude 57

4 The Lord Is My Strength: The Old Testament Witness to Fortitude 81

5 Be Not Afraid: The Power of Christ and the Apostolic Priesthood 103

6 The Image of God and the Perfection of Virtue: Aspects of St. Thomas Aquinas's Christian Humanism 125

7 Power made Perfect in Weakness: The Priesthood of Christ and the Virtue of Fortitude in Aquinas 145

8 His Heart Was Courageous in the Ways of the Lord: Forming Priests in the Virtue of Fortitude 175

Endnotes 209

About the Author 233

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