Set of all 20 Children's Saints Lives. A $226 Value! Impr. PB
For ages 10 and up. Great stories of the saints for youth that are easy to read; yet extremely edifying and instructing! We all need good examples how to live a good Catholic life -- these books will not overwhelm or turn off those who need them most.
Name of Saint
Description (from website)
Saint Rose of Lima
The story for children 10 and up of St. Rose of Lima, who became a hermit in her own home--rather than go to a convent--and how she became a great Saint. At her confirmation in 1597, she took the name of Rose, because, when an infant, her face had been seen transformed by a mystical rose. As a child she was remarkable for a great reverence, and pronounced love, for all things relating to God.
Patron Saint of First Communicants
Blessed Imelda Lambertini
Gifts were piled high for 5-year-old Imelda's birthday. Imelda was delighted, but still she asked, "I was wondering if I could have just one more present." "Greedy girl!" laughed her father. Unfortunately, her parents could not give her this one present--Our Lord in Holy Communion. But Imelda decided to ask Our Lord Himself. What would He reply? This book gives the answer and tells how little Imelda came to be the Patroness of First Communicants.
Saint John Masias
A religious brother buffeted by the devil, who prophesied the future, worked miracles, levitated, held the Christ Child, had miraculous travels, was a wonder of charity, and liberated a million souls from Purgatory.
Saint Thomas Aquinas
Shows how St. Thomas was big, quiet and slow to speak, thus being called the "Dumb Ox" by fellow students. Shows for children 10 and up how this "Dumb Ox" became the greatest teacher in the history of the Church.
The Cure of Ars
St. John Vianney
So you've decided to give in to the Devil, said the parish priest. John started back in dismay. Oh no, Father! But you just told me you were giving up your studies for the priesthood, responded Father Balley. This book tells what took place next, plus the many adventures that met young St. John Vianney when he set out to become a priest and ended up one of the Church's most famous saints.
Saint Louis de Montfort
Though written for children 12 and older, this is also the best biography for adults of St. Louis De Montfort, the "Apostle of Mary," famous preacher and author of True Devotion to Mary and The Secret of the Rosary. Truly inspiring
Saint Margaret Mary
Saint Margaret Mary and the Promises of the Sacred Heart tells the amazing story of the holy French nun, from her painful childhood (when she spent nearly four bed-ridden years battling rheumatic fever) to her glorious visions of the Sacred Heart as a humble nun. Intended for young readers age 10 and up, the story of Saint Margaret Mary presents a shining example for children, who will see this great saint's unceasing devotion to the holy Eucharist and Our Lady. These devotions led her to the convent where she continued to experience Christ, often in fantastic ways. Known now as the Apostle of the Sacred Heart, Saint Margaret Mary experienced many visions of Christ and His Sacred Heart. These visions not only deepened her faith but were the driving force behind the modern devotion to the Sacred Heart. Lovingly written by Mary Fabyan Windeatt and accompanied by vintage pen and ink illustrations, Saint Margaret Mary is sure to delight and to educate. An essential book for any young Catholic's library.
Blessed Marie of New France
"It's almost upon us!" yelled a frantic voice as the ship neared the iceberg. "God's Will be done," prayed Mother Marie. If God wanted her to drown in the icy Atlantic Ocean before ever reaching Canada, His Holy Will be done. Yet perhaps . . . This book tells what happened next, plus the many other adventures that met the Sisters who brought the Holy Catholic Faith to Canada
How tired and pale Pauline looked as the carriage rattled along! Everyone knew she had not long to live. But Pauline was going to ask the young martyr St. Philomena for a cure. At St. Philomena's shrine the townsfolk joined in begging a cure. There was no response, so they demanded a cure! This book tells what happened next, plus the many spiritual adventures that turned Pauline from a spoiled rich girl into one of the greatest lay apostles in the history of the Church. Impr. 244 pgs 21 Illus, PB
Saint Catherine of Siena
The story for children 10 and up of St. Catherine of Siena, the young woman who brought the Pope back to Rome from France and converted thousands of people.
The famous life and great miracles of St. Benedict, for all children 10 and up. The story of poisoned wine, saving a body from drowning, raising one from the dead, plus, how he founded the Benedictine Order, his sister, St. Scholastica, etc.
King David and His Sons
"They've sent a mere boy to fight against me!" roared the giant Goliath, as he caught sight of David across the valley. "Am I just a dog?" Things did not look good for David, yet wasn't the Lord on his side? This book describes what happened next, plus the many other great events in the life of this shepherd boy who became a warrior, a hero, a fugitive, a king, and the ancestor of Our Lord.
Saint Francis Solano
The captivating story & many adventures of St. Francis Solano for children 10 and up: his converting the slaves on a sinking ship & 9,000 Indians with one sermon, healing the sick, finding a spring in the desert, etc.
The Little Flower
St. Therese of Lisieux
"Papa, what's the new baby's name?" asked one of the Martin girls. Little Thérèse was "the baby" of the Martin family. She was also her Papa's "Little Queen." With her Mama, her Papa and her 4 big sisters to love her, Thérèse could have turned out to be a very spoiled little girl. And indeed, it is true that sometimes she was cross and naughty. But Thérèse had hit upon a plan: she had decided to become a saint. To do this, she would love God every minute and would always say, "Yes" to whatever He asked of her. Would this really make Thérèse into a saint? Wasn't it too easy? Or maybe it would sometimes be too hard? And wouldn't Therese forget about her plan as she grew older? This book tells what happened to "Little" Thérèse: It shows how Thérèse received a second mother when she lost her first mother, how she was teased at school, and how she was cured of being a crybaby. It tells about her mysterious illness, her miraculous cure, her First Holy Communion, the terrible criminal whose soul she won back for God, and what she decided to do when she grew up. All in all, here is the wonderful true story of what happened when little Thérèse Martin set out to become a saint.
Saint Hyacinth of Poland
The story for children 10 and up of St. Hyacinth, the Dominican who planted the Faith in Poland, Lithuania and Russia and worked many miracles. He went to Rome, where he met St. Dominic, and was one of the first to receive at his hands the habit of the newly established Order of Friars Preachers. After his novitiate he made his religious profession, and was made superior of the little band of missionaries sent to Poland to preach.
The Miraculous Medal
Our Lady’s Appearances to St. Catherine Laboure
"Sister, it couldn't have happened!" declared the priest. "It was all a dream, like the other time." But Sister Catherine was sure she had truly seen Our Lady. And then Our Lady came again! Would the priest ever believe her--and would he ever have the Medals made, as Our Lady has asked? Here are the answers and the wonderful story of what happened when the Blessed Virgin Mary came to St. Catherine Laboure.
The incredible story for children 10 and up of the man who received the Rosary from Our Lady, defeated the Albigensian Heresy, raised the dead, triumphed over the devil, founded the Dominican Order and worked countless miracles.
Saint Paul the Apostle
For children ten and up. The many inspiring perils and adventures of St. Paul - all endured to bring the Gospel to heathen nations. A truly great inspiration to both children and adults.
Saint Martin De Porres
The story for children 10 and up of St. Martin de Porres, who helped heal people, spoke to the animals and worked many unusual miracles. A fantastic story of a South American saint, whose example in helping others is truly inspiring.
Children of Fatima
Blessed Francisco Marto, Blessed Jacinta Marto, and Servant of God Lucia Santos
"What if nothing happens on the 13th? Aren't you afraid people will laugh at you?" asked the parish priest as he looked closely at 10-year-old Lucia. "Oh no, Father!" replied Lucia. "I know something wonderful is going to happen on the 13th. The Lady told us so." This book tells what happened and gives the wonderful story of Our Lady's appearances to little Jacinta, Francisco and Lucia.
About the Author
Mary Fabyan Windeatt lived from 1910-1979 and grew up in Saskatchewan, Canada. The Mount Saint Vincent College awarded her a Licentiate of Music degree when she was just seventeen, and she began writing Catholic works when she was about twenty-four. Later she sent one of her stories to a Catholic magazine, and after it was accepted, she continued to write. In total she composed at least twenty-one childrenâ€™s books, as well as periodical childrenâ€™s pages written for The Torch, a monthly Dominican magazine. Mary Windeatt is most renowned for her many novels of the saints, which she wrote specifically for children, including lives on the Children of Fatima, Cure of Ars, St. Thomas Aquinas, St. Rose of Lima and many others. After living with her mother in St. Meinrad, Indiana, she died on the twentieth of November, 1979.
Item No: 1256
Publisher: Saint Benedict Press, LLC
Publication Date: 2009
Dimensions: 5.5 X 8.25