Vaughan: His Life, Work & Mission

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Author: O'Neil, Fr Robert Year: 2017
Publisher: Catholic Truth Society UK Pages: 88
Binding: A6 Paperback
Code: B772
Dimension: 105 x 148

Fading sepia tone photographs of a stiff Victorian clergyman belie the sheer drive, impact and humanity of Herbert Vaughan. A holy and pious man, and great retreat giver, he was a hugely successful fundraiser and leader – yet a man who wept for his shortcomings while saying Mass. Energetically founding a missionary order, charitable societies and organisations that still run today, including the CTS since 1868, his life was never secure due to a life-long heart weakness. At heart a missionary, a seminary rector, a bishop, a journalist, a gifted and shy communicator – Vaughan has left an impressive legacy of service and love.