Sharing the Wisdom of Time by Pope Francis

Sharing the Wisdom of Time

$29.95

2019 Illumination Book Awards, Gold in Keepsake/Gift/Specialty Bible
2019 Independent Press Awards, Winner in Coffee Table Book
2019 International Book Awards, Finalist, Christianity
2019 Catholic Press Association Book Awards, First Place in Design & Production
2019 Catholic Press Association Book Awards, First Place in Family Life
2019 Catholic Press Association Book Awards, First Place in Coffee Table Book/Religious Art
2019 Catholic Press Association Book Awards, First Place in Pope Francis
2019 Catholic Press Association Book Awards, Third Place in Spirituality 2019 Catholic Press Association Book Awards, Honorable Mention in Best Front Cover Art


Sharing the Wisdom of Time ​is a collection of stories about elders from around the world. From over 30 countries, elders share their wisdom carved from lifetimes of experience. Every story is a testament to the power of faith, perseverance, human resilience, and love. Pope Francis contributes as a fellow elder, offering the Preface and his own story in each chapter, while also reflecting on dozens of others' stories.


Visit www.SharingWisdomofTime.com to learn more about the book, the stories in it, and resources for encouraging intergenerational conversations in families, churches, schools, and communities.


Pope Francis 

Pope Francis is the first Jesuit Pope, the first pope from the Americas, and his papacy is defined by his emphasis on mercy, service, and humility.

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