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A Story Of Michelangelo

By: Brother Ernest, C.S.C.

Price: $6.95

Publisher: United States, Mary's Books: 1961,2012

Seller ID: ITF042

ISBN: 1616700572

Condition: Brand New


Michelangelo Buonarroti was born in Italy in 1475. As a young man he carved many statues and was an accomplished artist. When Pope Julius II asked him to paint frescoes on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel he hesitated as he considered himself a sculptor, not a painter. But he listened to the pope and began painting. Reading this story can encourage us to follow int he footsteps of Michelangelo who had the courage to use his talents in new ways, thereby bringing greater ... View more info

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A Story Of Saint Lucy

By: Brother Ernest, C.S.C.

Price: $6.95

Publisher: United States, Mary's Books: 1957,2012

Seller ID: ITF041

ISBN: 1616700521

Condition: Brand New


Lucy was born around the year 283 in Sicily. When an illness confined her nother to bed, Lucy cared for her and encouraged her to travel to the tomb of St Agatha. Through her intercession her mother was cured. Reading this story can encourage us to follow in the footsteps of Saint Lucy, who sought the intercession of the saints and remained true to her faith even in the face of death. Has Nihil Obstat and Imprimatur. View more info

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A Story Of Saint Joseph

By: Brother Ernest, C.S.C.

Price: $6.95

Publisher: United States, Mary's Books: 1957,2011

Seller ID: ITF038

ISBN: 161670070X

Condition: Brand New


St Joseph was the husband of the Blessed Virgin Mary and the foster-father of Jesus. As a carpenter he worked hard to support his family. His selfless devotion to Mary and Jesus makes him a model for all. Reading this story can encourage us to follow in the footsteps of St Joseph, who listened to the word of God, devoted himself to Mary and Jesus, and humbly worked to build up God's kingdom.Has Nihil Obstat and Imprimatur View more info

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A Story Of Saint Isaac Jogues

By: Brother Ernest, C.S.C.

Price: $6.95

Publisher: United States, Mary's Books: 1958,2011

Seller ID: ITF032

ISBN: 1616700742

Condition: Brand New


Born in France in 1607, Isaac Jogues joined the Jesuits at the age of 17 and felt called to become a missionary. He was sent to Canada to work with the Huron Indians. One day he was captured by some Iroquois warrios and was tortured. He finally escaped and made his way back to France. He soon returned to Canada but again was tortured and became a martyr for the Faith. Reading this story can encourage us to follow in St Isaac's footsteps as he showed great courage as he h... View more info

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A Story Of Saint Dominic Savio

By: Brother Ernest, C.S.C.

Price: $6.95

Publisher: United States, Mary's Books: 1957,2011

Seller ID: ITF036

ISBN: 1616700661

Condition: Brand New


In 1842, Dominic Savio was born near Turin, Italy. As a boy he devoted his life to Jesus and Mary. He encouraged his classmates to say the Roasary and to avoid sin. Reading this story can encourage us to follow in Dominic's footprints who chose to avoid sin and to grow in holiness so he could be with Jesus and Mary in heaven. Has Nihil Obstat and Imprimatur View more info

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A Story Of Saint Benedict

By: Brother Ernest, C.S.C.

Price: $6.95

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

Seller ID: ITF048

ISBN: 1616700505

Condition: Brand New


Benedict was born around the year 480 in Italy. He began his education at home and later attended a public school in Rome. he was shcoked by the immoral behavior of his fellow students and decided to get away and gointo the mountains. There he met a monk who taught him how to lead a life of prayer and penance. As time passed others joined Benedict and they learned to live a certain way which later became known as the Rule of St Benedict. Reading this story can encourage ... View more info

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A Story Of Saint Camillus

By: Brother Ernest, C.S.C.

Price: $6.95

Publisher: United States, Mary's Books: 1959,2012

Seller ID: ITF043

ISBN: 1616700556

Condition: Brand New


In 1550 Camillus was born in Italy. As a young boy he often got into trouble. After his parents died he decided to change the foolish life he was leading. He wanted to join the army but they wouldn't accept him so he started to work in a hospital. There he realized that hospital workers needed to be motivated by charity. Later he became a priest and founded an Order called the COmpany of the Servants of the Sick. Reading this story can encourage us to follow in the foot... View more info

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A Story Of Venerable Catherine McAuley

By: Brother Ernest, C.S.C.

Price: $6.95

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

Seller ID: ITF039

ISBN: 1616700696

Condition: Brand New


Catherine was surrounded by many Protestants who tried to dissuade her from attending Mass. But Catherine stayed true to her Catholic faith and converted others by her prayers and kindness. In 1822, after receiving a large inheritance she used the money to build an orphanage and in 1831 she became the head of a new religious Order called the Sisters Of Mercy. reading this story can encourage us to follow in the footsteps of Ven. Catherine McAuley who remained steadfast i... View more info

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A Story Of Saint Christopher

By: Brother Ernest, C.S.C.

Price: $6.95

Publisher: United States, Mary's Books: 1959,2012

Seller ID: ITF045

ISBN: 161670053X

Condition: Brand New


Very little is known about St Christopher, but he probably lived during the 3rd century. According to legend he was a giant who decided to seek out the greatest king on earth and to serve him. After meeting a holy man who told him about Jesus, Christopher agreed to follow this man's advice and serve Jesus by carrying people across a dangerous river. Teading this story can encourage us to follow in the footsteps of St Christopher, who devoted his life to serving Jesus by ... View more info

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A Story Of Saint Cyprian

By: Brother Ernest, C.S.C.

Price: $6.95

Publisher: United States, Mary's Books: 1960,2012

Seller ID: ITF046

ISBN: 1616700513

Condition: Brand New


Cyprian was born in Africa around the year 200. His excellence at public speaking allowed him to become a very successful lawyer.But fame and fortune did not make him happy.After learning about Jesus he was batized into the Catholic faith. Cyprian became a priest and then became the Bishop f Carthage. Reading this story can encourage us to follow in the footsteps of St Cyprian who spoke out for th epoor and encouraged all to remain true to the faith. Has Nihil Obstat and... View more info

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A Story Of Saint John Bosco

By: Brother Ernest, C.S.C.

Price: $6.95

Publisher: United States, Mary's Books: 1958,2011

Seller ID: ITF031

ISBN: 1616700688

Condition: Brand New


John Bosco was born in Italy in 1815. As a young boy he learned to juggle and do magic tricks. the children enjoyed watching him perform. As he entertained them he would have the children say the Rosary if they wanted to see more of his performance. After becoming a priest he opened a school for boys and started a religious order known as the Salesians to continue this important work. Reading this story can encourage us to follow in the footsteps of St John Bosco who dev... View more info

A Story of Saint Meinrad

By: Brother Ernest, C.S.C.

Price: $6.95

Publisher: United States, Mary's Books: 1960, 2016

Seller ID: ITF052

ISBN: 1616701048

Condition: Brand New


Little is known about Meinrad's childhood. He received a good education, joined the Benedictine monks and was ordained a priest. He left the monastery with permission of his Abbot and built a hermitage for himself in the forest. Most of his time was spent in prayer for he wanted to praise God for all those who did not praise Him. His life teaches us we are on earth to know, love and serve God so that we too can become saints. Has Nihil Obstat and Imprimatur View more info

A Story of Saint John

By: Brother Ernest, C.S.C.

Price: $6.95

Publisher: United States, Mary's Books: 1961, 2016

Seller ID: ITF053

ISBN: 1616701013

Condition: Brand New


John began to be a follower of Jesus at an early age. He loved Jesus very much. He was the only disciple who stood beneath the Cross with the Blessed Mother, Mary of Cleophas and Mary Magdalene: faithful to the end. From the Cross Jesus looked at His Mother and said, "Woman, behold thy son." Then to John He said, "Behold thy Mother." What a gift Jesus gave to John-the gift of caring for His Mother. Let us try to follow in the footsteps of Saint John by remaining faithful... View more info

A Story of Diego Mendez

By: Brother Ernest, C.S.C.

Price: $6.95

Publisher: United States, Mary's Books: 1961, 2016

Seller ID: ITF054

ISBN: 161670103X

Condition: Brand New


Diego Mendez sailed to America with Christopher Columbus on his final voyage. Without his help Columbus would not have been able to return to Spain after this last voyage. Diego risked his life on several occasions to serve his well-loved friend Christopher Columbus. In all his trials he prayed and placed his faith In God. He loved God and the Catholic Church and was always an example of piety to others. His life teaches us we must place our faith and complete trust in G... View more info

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A Story Of Captain John Barry

By: Brother Flavius, C.S.C.

Price: $6.95

Publisher: United States, Mary's Books: 1965,2012

Seller ID: ITF049

ISBN: 1616700548

Condition: Brand New


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 info

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A Story Of Saint Catherine Of Alexandria

By: Brother Flavius, C.S.C.

Price: $6.95

Publisher: United States, Mary's Books: 1965,2012

Seller ID: ITF050

ISBN: 1616700564

Condition: Brand New


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 ... View more info

A Story of Saint Agnes of Assisi

By: Brother Flavius, C.S.C.

Price: $6.95

Publisher: United States, Mary's Books: 1962, 2016

Seller ID: ITF051

ISBN: 1616701021

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... View more info

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A Story Of Saint Blaise

By: Brother Franklin Cullen, C.S.C.

Price: $6.95

Publisher: United States, Mary's Books: 1958,2010

Seller ID: ITF025

ISBN: 1616700149

Condition: Brand New


This story of St Blaise is set in the year 316, during a great persecution of Christians. Always having a string desire to help others, St Blaise became a doctor, then a priest, and later the Bishop of Sebaste in Armenia. Today, many people attend Mass on February 3rd to receive the Blessing of St Blaise on their throats. Reading this story can encourage us to follow in the footsteps of St Blaise, whose kindness and love for others enabled him to be a channel of God's gr... View more info

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A Story Of Saint Lawrence

By: Brother Lawrence, C.S.C.

Price: $6.95

Publisher: United States, Mary's Books: 1961,2012

Seller ID: ITF044

ISBN: 1616700599

Condition: Brand New


Lawrence was 1 of 7 deacons of the Church in Rome and was martyred in the year 258. He was a student of Pope Sixtus II and when the Emperor Valerian started persecuting Christians the Pope was one of the first to be seized. Lawrence wanted to go with the Holy Father, but instead stayed back to distribute the treasures of the Church to the poor before he himself was taken away to be martyred.This story can encourage us to be obedient even in the midst of persecution. Has... View more info

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Andrew The Apostle

By: S.E. Danielski

Price: $6.95

Publisher: United States, Mary's Books: 1966,2010

Seller ID: ITF030

ISBN: 161670019X

Condition: Brand New


Saint Andrew was the brother of Saint Peter, the first Pope of the catholic Church. After listening to the teachings of St John the Baptist, Saint Andrew became the first disciple of Jesus. Reading this story can encourage us to follow in the footsteps of St Andrew who answered the call to holiness and brought others to Jesus. Has Nihil Obstat and Imprimatur View more info