The Weight of a Mass: A Tale of Faith
When a poor devout widow begs for a scrap of bread from a rich faithless baker, she promises to participate in the king's wedding mass as payment for the baker's generosity. The baker writes “One Mass” on a scrap of paper and places it on his scale to determine how much bread it is worth. To his and the entire town's surprise, nothing in the shop, not even the gigantic wedding cakes made for the king, outweighs the simple piece of paper representing the true worth of a mass. Luminous old-world watercolor paintings grace the interior of the book and gold foil artwork lends an air of solemnity and sacred beauty to the story.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - AbigailAdams26 - LibraryThing
Based on a story that Josephine Nobisso read in The Spirit of Medjugorje newsletter, The Weight of a Mass is an original fairy-tale intended to illustrate the significance of Mass, in the Catholic ... Read full review
Review: The Weight of a Mass: A Tale of FaithUser Review - Stuart - Goodreads
The Weight of a Mass: A Tale of Faith is a gorgeous book written by Josephine Nobisso and illustrated by Katalin Szegedi. It reads like a fairy tale, but is based on a true story that happened in ... Read full review