Legacy of Devotion

Father Clifford Stevens
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An insightful, inspirational and enlightening portrait of Father Edward J. Flanagan, the man who founded Boys Town and led a cultural revolution that forever changed the way children were viewed, valued, and cared for in society. Father Flanagan was a complex human being, greatly influenced by his upbringing in a loving, close-knit family, and by the countless teachers, priests, relatives, friends, and recipients of his kindness who guided and nurtured his life's journey. Father Stevens, a former Boys Town youth who knew the legendary priest, captures those experiences - the milestone moments that made the man - to create a compelling story of Father Flanagan's 61 years on earth. 430 pgs.


Published by Boys Town Press

ISBN: 978-1-944882-40-2

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    Legacy of Devotion

    Posted by K G Dilocker on Dec 6th 2018

    One of the most well written, best researched works on Fr. Flanagan from one of his own boys and the beloved priest, Fr. Clifford Stevens.

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