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Christ all merciful
McKenna, Megan.
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Maryknoll, N.Y. : Orbis Books, [2002]

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168 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
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BT203 .M35 2002 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area

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The wondrous saving grace of Jesus comes alive in both image and word. While twenty-one beautiful, glowing icons lead us to see Jesus face to face, the accompanying reflections call us to become an image of God and to put on the new life of Christ.

Author Notes

Megan McKenna travels worldwide leading retreats and workshops on Scripture, story-telling, and justice and peace
William Hart McNichols, S.J., a Jesuit priest and iconographer, currently resides in Taos, New Mexico

Table of Contents

Introduction: Faces of Jesusp. 9
1. Christ Emmanuel, Flowering Crossp. 25
2. St. John the Forerunnerp. 31
3. The Nativity of Our Lord Jesus Christp. 37
4. St. Joseph, Shadow of the Fatherp. 43
5. Cristo Emanuel Nino Perdidop. 50
6. Jesus Christ Morning Star: Jesucristo el Lucero Radiante del Albap. 56
7. Christ All Mercifulp. 62
8. Christ the Holy Silencep. 68
9. Jesus Christ Extreme Humilityp. 74
10. The Passion of Matthew Shepardp. 80
11. Jesus Christ Holy Forgivenessp. 87
12. The Crucified Lordp. 94
13. The Risen Christp. 102
14. The Mandylion (The Face Not Made by Human Hands)p. 108
15. Santo Martir Rutilio Grande, S.J., con el Santo Nino de El Salvadorp. 115
16. Hagia Hesychia: Jesus Christ Redeemer Holy Silencep. 121
17. Nuestro Salvador de las Sandiasp. 128
18. Jesus Christ Seraphic Guardian of the Bloodp. 135
19. Mother of God, Soothe My Sorrowsp. 143
20. Sainte Therese de l'Enfant-Jesus et la Sainte-Facep. 150
21. Holy New Martyr Sister Mary Antoinette, Daughter of Wisdomp. 156
Closing Prayerp. 162
Notesp. 165
Bibliographyp. 167