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The Patron Saint of Plagues by Barth Anderson

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Published by Spectra .
Written in English


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The Physical Object
Number of Pages384
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7826613M
ISBN 100553383582
ISBN 109780553383584

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About The Patron Saint of Plagues. In this biological thriller of the near future, postinsurrection Mexico has undermined the superpower of the United States. But while the rivals battle over borders, a pestilence beyond politics threatens to explode into a worldwide epidemic.   There’s a genuinely thoughtful SF mind at work in The Patron Saint of Plagues.”—Locus “A well-constructed, politically aware techno-thriller with an intriguing plot when ‘best first novel’ lists get discussed next January this book will be one of the first suggested.”—Emerald CityBrand: Random House Publishing Group. St. Corona, patron against plagues, pray for us! Note: While St. Corona traditionally has not been invoked against pandemics, popular piety originating in northern Italy has started praying for her intercession against the is often the way that devotions grow in the Church, in an organic way, through the faith of the people. In my new book Lionheart Catholic, I reveal 19 additional practices I've discovered over the last twenty years that every Catholic should be following in order to become a saint. I'll even mail you a copy of the book for free as long as you pay for shipping. Get The Book Today!

  As a result, the city was saved from the plague. She remains the city’s patron saint. Saint Casimir. Casimir Jagiellon was a prince of the Kingdom of Poland and of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania during the 15th century. Over the course of his lifetime, Casimir became known for his devotion to God and generosity towards the : Clemente Lisi.   "Patron" is a reality check for all U.S. citizens who havn't ever considered their nation's place in the world's political food chain. This book is cohesive, allowing for the medical layman to easily understand the essential biophysics involved in the telling of the story without the author going through tedious explanations/5(16).   Gregory the Great, Roch, and Sebastian are all listed in ’s index as patron saints of plagues, Robert Bellarmine is the patron saint of contagious disease (along with Sebastian. Get this from a library! The patron saint of plagues. [Barth Anderson] -- "In this biological thriller of the near future, postinsurrection Mexico has undermined the superpower of the United States. But while the rivals battle over borders, a pestilence beyond politics.

In , the plague broke out during the Council of Constance, so the Fathers of the Council ordered public prayers and processions in honor of Saint Roch. Immediately the plague ceased. His Feast Day is August 16th. O Blessed St Roch, Patron of the sick, have pity on those who lie upon a bed of suffering.   Two saints miraculously cured plagues: St. Roch and St. Rosalie. Below are their incredible stories, as well as prayers invoking their powerful intercession. St. Roch. Born of a noble family, tradition says St. Roch was miraculously born with a red cross on his breast. St. Roch gave all of his fortune to the poor at age 20 after his parents died. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "A Bantam Spectra book"--Title page verso. Description: pages ; 18 cm: Responsibility. Buy The Patron Saint of Plagues by Barth Anderson (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(16).