United States, Mary's Books: 1956, 2015
Seller ID: ITF234
Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Brand New
In 1567, Francis was born in Savoy, France. Even at his baptism, people in attendance could sense that there was something special about this child of God. During his college years, Francis experienced a deep despair. Remembering that the Blessed Virgin is the comfort of despairing sinners, he turned to her for help. Afterward, he experienced a deep peace and his despair was gone. Francis lived a life of simplicity and kindness that helped bring others closer to God. Reading this story can encourage us to follow in the footsteps of Saint Francis de Sales, who called on the Blessed Virg... View More...
Gasper was born in Rome on January 6, 1786. When he was a young priest he was put in prison for refusing to take an oath of allegiance to Napoleon. He learned to deal with his feelings of anger by thinking about the sufferings of Jesus. He saw his trials in life as Stepping Stones to Heaven. Has Nihil Obstat and Imprimatur View More...
Captain John Barry was born in Ireland in 1745 and grew up in a loving Catholic family. As a teenager his parents gave him permission to sail to America. He served in the Continental Navy during the American Revolution. Reading this story can encourage us to follow in the footsteps of John Barry, who was faithful to his duties and kind to those under his leadership.Has Nihil Obstat and Imprimatur View More...
Catherine was born into a noble family in Egypt around the year 292. When Catherine grew up and was considering marriage, she had a wonderful dream in which the Blessed Mother presented Jesus to her. Catherine fell in love with Jesus and wanted to be His spouse, but He refused because she was not baptized. Reading this story can encourage us to follow in the footsteps of St Catherine who loved Jesus above all others and tried her best to please Him. Has Nihil Obstat and Imprimatur View More...
United States, Mary's Books: 1962, 2016
Seller ID: ITF051
Condition: Brand New
Agnes grew up at a time when many people were forgetful of God. Many did not value the precious gift God had give them and went to church only because it was the sociable thing to do. After her sister Clare joined St. Francis, Agnes followed against her father's wishes. They founded an order known today as the Poor Clares. They chose poverty over riches knowing they were doing God's Will. Agnes accepted all trials as stepping stones to God. We too, must accept all trials and treat them as gifts to help us reach Heaven. Has Nihil Obstat and Imprimatur View More...