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conversion experience a reflective process for RCIA participants and others by Donald L. Gelpi

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Published by Paulist Press in New York .
Written in English


  • Catholic Church -- Doctrines.,
  • Conversion -- Catholic Church.,
  • Initiation rites -- Religious aspects -- Catholic Church.,
  • Spiritual exercises.,
  • Catholic converts.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementDonald L. Gelpi.
LC ClassificationsBV4916 .G45 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 230 p. ;
Number of Pages230
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL346059M
ISBN 100809137968
LC Control Number98005101

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