Live While You Can: A Memoir Of Faith, Hope And The Power Of Acceptance

January 12, 2021|
Live While You Can: A Memoir Of Faith, Hope And The Power Of Acceptance by Fr. Tony Coote
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Fr Tony Coote was just fifty-three years old in February 2018 when he was diagnosed with Motor Neuron Disease. Just a few short months later, he found himself confined to a wheelchair. But rather than succumbing to the darkness that threatened to overwhelm him in the days after his diagnosis, he drew on his powerful faith and unwavering belief in life and found a way to light, hope and acceptance.
From growing up in Fairview, to serving in the dioceses in Ballymun and later Mount Merrion and Kilmacud, and his charity work while in UCD, Fr Tony takes us on the journey of his life and shows us how, through this devastating illness, he came to know the true meaning and nature of God''s love.

Sadly, Tony passed away on the 28 August 2019 but his memoir and his message of hope, strength and unwavering faith live on.

''Our lives will never be measured in words spoken or success achieved but rather how we live and how our life has affected those around us.'' Fr Tony Coote

Fr Tony Coote was Parish Priest in the parish of Mount Merrion and Kilmacud in Dublin, Ireland,where he lived since 2008. In July 2019, just months after being diagnosed with MotorNeuron Disease, Tony organised and took part in Walk While You Can, a fundraising walk fromLetterkenny, County Donegal to Ballydehob, County Cork to raise mo...
Title:Live While You Can: A Memoir Of Faith, Hope And The Power Of AcceptanceFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:208 pages, 8.75 X 6.35 X 0.68 inShipping dimensions:208 pages, 8.75 X 6.35 X 0.68 inPublished:January 12, 2021Publisher:Hachette IrelandLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:152939628X

ISBN - 13:9781529396287

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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