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Small mercies

glimpses of God in everyday life

by Nancy Jo Sullivan

  • 296 Want to read
  • 2 Currently reading

Published by Loyola Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Spirituality

  • Edition Notes

    StatementNancy Jo Sullivan
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBV4501.3 .S855 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25162585M
    ISBN 100829436952
    ISBN 109780829436952
    LC Control Number2011050525

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