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The Man Who Limped To Heaven A Story of Saint Ignatius Loyola

By: Brother Roberto C.S.C.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: United States, Mary's Books: 1954, 2015

Seller ID: ITF233

ISBN: 1616700947

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Ignatius was a soldier leading his men in battle when his legs were wounded by a cannon ball. During his long recovery, he read a book about the lives of the saints. Inspired by their example, he asked himself: “If these men could do it, why can’t I? They all had faults and they overcame them. I wonder if I could overcome mine with the grace of God.” Ignatius devoted the rest of his life to leading people to heaven. In 1534, he founded the Society of Jesus.... View more info

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Music From The Hunger Pit, A Story of Saint Maximillian Kolbe

By: Brother Roberto, C.S.C.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: United States, Mary's Books: 1954, 2008

Seller ID: ITF203

ISBN: 1616700351

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In the evening of the 13th of July, it was discovered that one of the prisoners of Cell Block 14 had escaped. "You know the penalty for this crime!" said Krott. "Ten of you will go to the Bunker of Hunger tomorrow if your friend does not return during the night!" Has Nihil Obstat and Imprimatur View more info

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Stairway To The Stars, A Story of Saint Germaine Cousin

By: Brother Roberto, C.S.C.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: United States, Mary's Books: 1958, 2008

Seller ID: ITF202

ISBN: 161670036X

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This young girl of about 22 years had a earthly life of pain and suffering but instead of being bitter or resentful, she helped children come to know and love Our Lord. Has Nihil Obstat and Imprimatur View more info

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No Tears For The Bride, A Story of Saint Perpetua

By: Brother Roberto, C.S.C.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: United States, Mary's Books: 1958,2008

Seller ID: ITF201

ISBN: 1616700386

Condition: Brand New


This story is set in the early church years of late 100s and early 200s. Shortly after her wedding, while her husband was away on business, there was a decree set forth by the emperor that would put to death many young Christions including Perpetua. She would stand strong for her faith until the death! Has Nihil Obstat and Imprimatur View more info

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Bring Me An Ax, A Story of Saint Boniface of Germany

By: Brother Roberto, C.S.C.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: United States, Mary's Books: 1964,2008

Seller ID: ITF204

ISBN: 1616700378

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"Get out of my way!" Boniface shouted at last as he saw the huge tree totter and begin to fall. At once the pagons scurried out of the path of the falling mass and the great tree fell with a roar and a swish to the ground. With the fall of the great oak of Geismar, paganism in central Germany was given a crushing blow. Has Nihil Obstat and Imprimatur View more info

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Hide The Children, A Story of Saint Bernard of Clairvaux

By: Brother Roberto, C.S.C.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: United States, Mary's Books: 1962,2010

Seller ID: ITF216

ISBN: 1616700637

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Born in 1090 near Dijon, France, Bernard's parents believed God had special plans for their son. As a Cistercian monk, St. Bernard helped to inspire other to seek holiness through solitude, poverty, prayer, and work. Has Nihil Obstat and Imprimatur View more info

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A Torch In The Darkness, A Story of Saint John of Capistrano

By: Brother Roberto, C.S.C.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: United States, Mary's Books: 1956,2010

Seller ID: ITF217

ISBN: 1616700629

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Born in 1386 in Capistrano, Italy, John was like many boys who preferred to play outdoors rather than do his schoolwork. He grew to be a repected lawyer and became the governor of Perugia. In time he heard God's calling to be a Franciscan preacher and a great defender of the Catholic Faith. Has Nihil Obstat and Imprimatur View more info

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A Search For A Shepherd, A Story of Father Paul of Graymoor

By: Brother Roberto, C.S.C.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: United States, Mary's Books: 1959,2011

Seller ID: ITF221

ISBN: 1616700491

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Fr. Paul was a convert from the Anglican Church. He founded the Society of the Atonement ans established a wonderful devotion known as the Church Unity Octave. Has Nihil Obstat and Imprimatur View more info

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The Face In The Flames, A Story of Saint Bridget of Sweden

By: Brother Roberto, C.S.C.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: United States, Mary's Books: 1959,2011

Seller ID: ITF222

ISBN: 1616700483

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Born in the early 1300's this Catholic was destined for great things. One of her daughters also became a saint as well. She was known to be generous to the poor. Has Nihil Obstat and Imprimatur View more info

Don't Turn Back! A Story of Saint Ignatius Loyola

By: Brother Roberto, C.S.C.

Price: $10.95

Publisher: United States, Mary's Books: 1958, 2012

Seller ID: ITF301

ISBN: 1616700777

Condition: Brand New


Ignatius was born in Spain in the year 1491. He became a Spanish soldier, and he lived a sinful life until he was thirty years old. After he was wounded in battle, Ignatius asked for some books to read during his long recovery. Instead of novels about romance or adventure, his brother brought him a book entitled "Lives of the Saints." Reading this story can encourage us to follow in the footsteps of Saint Ignatius of Loyola, who was drawn closewr to God by reading storie... View more info

Dawn Brings Glory-A Story of Blessed Miguel Pro, S.J.

By: Brother Roberto, C.S.C.

Price: $10.95

Publisher: United States, Mary's Books: 1956,2012

Seller ID: ITF302

ISBN: 1616700793

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Miguel Pro was born on January 15, 1891. He was a michievous boy who liked to have fun and make people laugh. In 1911, after a three-day retreat given by the Jesuits, Miguel became a novice in the Society of Jesus. Around this time, a political revolution in Mexico brought about a government that began to persecute and kill Catholics. Miguel had to flee Mexico to finish his studies...... Reading this story can encourage us to follow in the footsteps of Bl. Miguel Pro, wh... View more info

Our Lady Comes To New Orleans

By: Brother Roberto, C.S.C.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: United States, Mary's Books: 1957,2014

Seller ID: ITF228

ISBN: 1616700807

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In 1810, Mother Mary St. Michel came from France to the Ursuline Sisters in New Orleans, Louisiana, bringing with her a statue of Our Lady of Prompt Succor. Later, when a fire was raging in the city, one of the Sisters asked Our Lady of Prompt Succor for her intercession. Immediately, the wind changed direction and the convent was saved! ! In 1815, before the Battle of New Orleans, the Sisters prayed all night. After an amazing victory the next day, General Andrew Jackso... View more info

The Girl Who Worked Wonders-A Story of Saint Philomena

By: Brother Roberto, C.S.C.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: United States, Mary's Books: 1958,2014

Seller ID: ITF229

ISBN: 161670084X

Condition: Brand New


In the 3rd or 4th century, a young Christian girl was buried in the catacombs of Rome. Her burial place was marked with the inscription "Pax tecum Filumena" ("Peace to you, Philomena" along with symbols indicating that she was a virgin and a martyr. After her relics were discovered in 1802, many miracles began to be reported. Has Nihil Obstat and Imprimatur View more info

A Light On The Mountain - A Story of St Paul of the Cross

By: Brother Roberto, C.S.C.

Price: $10.95

Publisher: United States, Mary's Books: 1960, 2015

Seller ID: ITF305

Condition: Brand New


Paul of the Cross was born in 1694 in Italy. One day while praying before the Blessed Sacrament, Paul heard the words, “My child, whoever comes close to Me, embraces thorns.” Paul knew that sufferings were coming to him, but he trusted in God, and like Jesus, embraced his sufferings. With patience, persistence and great humility, Paul went on to found the Passionists—an order that spreads devotion to the Passion of Christ. Reading this story can encourage us ... View more info

The Lion of Bethlehem - A Story of Saint Jerome

By: Brother Roberto, C.S.C.

Price: $10.95

Publisher: United States, Mary's Books: 1961, 2015

Seller ID: ITF308

ISBN: 1616700874

Condition: Brand New


Saint Jerome was born around 347 A.D in a province of the Roman Empire. He received a good education, and he was an excellent student. One day, he had a vision where he seemed to hear the voice of Jesus say, “You are a follower of Cicero—not of Christ.” After this vision, he devoted himself to prayer and studying the Bible. Jerome devoted 20 years of his life to translating the entire Bible into the everyday Latin of the people. He also wrote commentaries ... View more info

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I Serve The King, A Story of Saint Francis Borgia

By: Brother Roberto,C.S.C

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Publisher: United States, Mary's Books: 1954,2010

Seller ID: ITF211

ISBN: 1616700203

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Born in 1510, Francis served the court of King Charles V of Spain. He and his wife had 8 chidren. After the death of his wife, he felt called to the religious life and became a priest under the direction of Ignatius Loyola. Has Nihil Obstat and Imprimatur View more info

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The Girl Who Laughted At Satan, A Story of Saint Rose of Lima

By: Brother Roberto,C.S.C.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: United States, Mary's books: 1956,2008

Seller ID: ITF205

ISBN: 1616700394

Condition: Brand New


American children are particularly interested in Saint Rose of Lima because she is one of the few canonized saints in the new world. We should try and remember that Rose became a Saint while living in the world, putting up with difficulties the same as what people encounter today. Has Nihil Obstat and Imprimatur View more info

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King Of Colors, A Story of Fra Angelico

By: Brother Roberto,C.S.C.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Unitited States, Mary's Books: 1962,2010

Seller ID: ITF215

ISBN: 978-1-6170-024-9

Condition: Brand New


This story in 1407 when two brothers made their way to a monastery gatehouse to ask to be admitted into the reformed Dominicans. One of the brothers, later known as Fra Angelico, would work hard to overcome many obstacles to perfect himself as an artist. Many of his paintings are still seen today. Has Nihil Obstat and Imprimatur View more info