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***SPECIAL OFFER***Give Me Souls! Life of Don Bosco

***SPECIAL OFFER***Give Me Souls! Life of Don Bosco

Peter Lappin SDB


Don Bosco's motto was "Give me souls, take away the rest." A great, inspiring book looking at the life of Don Bosco and his struggles to look after poor boys in Italy during a tumultuous time. "Father Peter Lappin has succeeded in bringing to life both Don Bosco and times he lived in." Patrick Campbell, The Irish Times.

Paperback portrait 148mm x 210mm
368 pp

'Give Me Souls!' is the story of Don Bosco—apostle of youth, writer and preacher, advisor to kings and popes, a man of extraordinary dreams and visions. Father Lappin displays a thorough knowledge of Don Bosco, creating a well-written and engaging read that portrays Don Bosco as a living, credible human being. Published by Salesiana Publishers, New York, 1998.