The Resource Vatican waltz, Roland Merullo

Vatican waltz, Roland Merullo

Label
Vatican waltz
Title
Vatican waltz
Statement of responsibility
Roland Merullo
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Cynthia Piantedosi lives a quiet, unassuming life outside of Boston, guided by her Catholic faith. When she loses her beloved grandmother, she begins experiencing spells of such intense spiritual intimacy that she wonders about her sanity. Devoted to her elderly father and not particularly interested in dating and socializing, she develops a deep friendship with her parish priest. His congregation sees him as provocative and radical, but he encourages Cynthia to explore her faith however it presents itself. When he is killed in a mysterious accident, a message begins to emerge from Cynthia's prayers: God is calling her to be the first female Catholic priest. Her revelation is met with ridicule by certain of the more reactionary officials she reaches out to within the Church. Unable to tune out the divine messages, she lets the power of unswerving faith drive her all the way to the Vatican in pursuit of a destiny she doesn't fully understand and a turn of events that will inevitably bring long overdue change to the Catholic Church
Summary
Manifesting intense religious episodes after losing first her grandmother and then her priest friend, Cynthia becomes convinced that God intends for her to become Catholicism's first female priest and pursues her belief all the way to the Vatican
Storyline
Writing style
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http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10234569
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Merullo, Roland
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • Women
  • Large type books
  • Vatican City
  • Boston (Mass.)
Target audience
adult
Label
Vatican waltz, Roland Merullo
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
319 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781628991161
Isbn Type
(library binding : alk. paper)
Lccn
2014007842
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
large print
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781628991161
  • (OCoLC)893477169
Label
Vatican waltz, Roland Merullo
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
319 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781628991161
Isbn Type
(library binding : alk. paper)
Lccn
2014007842
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
large print
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781628991161
  • (OCoLC)893477169

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