Homo Novus


SKU: 9781955826013
Author: Cabrera, Gerard
Publication Date: 10/17/2022
Publisher: Rattling Good Yarns Press, LLC
Binding: Paperback
Media: Book
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Piety, compassion, lust, love… Feelings all the more potent when you are a Catholic priest confined to your hospital bed by an AIDS diagnosis, being comforted by the seminarian you sexually abused as an adolescent. It’s Holy Week 1987. The priest is Fr. Linus Fitzgerald, and the young seminarian is Orlando Rosario. Both are shocked and shaken as they reflect on their desires and dreams, secrets and sins, hopes and faith, and the paths that brought them together. In Homo Novus, Gerard Cabrera illuminates with deep empathy and stark emotional honesty the journey these two men take separately and together – a journey that began with a violation of trust and leads them to places – sacred and profane – that they never imagined.