32 pages-2nd to 3rd grade reading level, but enjoyed by all ages.

Category: In The Footsteps Of The Saints Level 1

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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 glory to God.Has Nihil Obstat and Imprimatur 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

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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

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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 helped others to learn about God.Has Nihil Obstat and Imprimatur Has Nihil Obstat and Imprimatur 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 us to follow in the footsteps of St Benedict who helped others grow in virtue through a life of work and prayer. Has Nihil Ob... 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 footsteps of St Camillus who saw each person as a child of God and cared for their needs.Has Nihil Obstat and Imprimatur Has Nih... 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 in her faith and dedicated her life and wealth to help care for those in need.Has Nihil Obstat and Imprimatur 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

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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 helping others. Has Nihil Obstat and Imprimatur Has Nihil Obstat and Imprimatur 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

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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 Imprimatur Has Nihil Obstat and Imprimatur 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

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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 devoted his life to teaching others about God. Has Nihil Obstat and Imprimatur 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

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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 to the end and practicing love for one another. Has Nihil Obstat and Imprimatur 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 God in all our trials regardless of how difficult the task awaiting us seems to be. Has Nihil Obstat and Imprimatur View more info

A Story of Saint Zita

By: Brother Ernest, C.S.C.

Price: $6.95

Publisher: United States, Mary's Books: 2019, 1959

Seller ID: ITF061

ISBN: 978-1-61670-127-7

Condition: Brand New


Zita was born in Italy at the beginning of the thirteenth century. Her parents were poor but everything they did was done for God. At the age of twelve she became a servant, worked hard and went to daily Mass. She believed in performing many penances in her daily life. Numerous miracles took place for her to help her in times of trouble. Reading this story can encourage us to follow in the footsteps of Saint Zita as she shows us that it is possible to become a saint in any walk of life as long as we use the graces God gives us. View more info

A Story of Saint John Gualbert

By: Brother Ernest, C.S.C.

Price: $6.95

Publisher: United States, Mary's Books: 2019, 1960

Seller ID: ITF062

ISBN: 978-1-61670-128-4

Condition: Brand New


John was born in the late 900's in Florence, Italy. His parents were wealthy and they had their children (John and Hugo) taught at home by a teacher hired by their father. After his brother was murdered he sought to find the killer and get revenge for his murder. It was through God's grace that when John found this man and he pleaded for his life that John realized this was not what God wanted of him. On his way home he stopped at a monastery to give thanks for God's grace and beg forgiveness for his own sins. Reading this story can encourage us to follow in the footsteps of Saint John Gualber... View more info

A Story of Saint Tarcisius

By: Brother Ernest, C.S.C.

Price: $6.95

Publisher: United States, Mary's Books: 2019, 1958

Seller ID: ITF063

ISBN: 978-1-61670-126-0

Condition: Brand New


Tarcisius was born toward the end of the third century. He lived to help others. He secretly carried the Blessed Sacrament to Christians that had been arrested and thrown into prison. These Christians were being tortured by the order of a cruel emperor that wanted them to give up their faith. Tarcisius knew he could be caught and tortured as well and one day some pagan boys wanted to know why he wouldn't stop and play with them. He was martyred that day. Reading this story can encourage us to follow in the footsteps of Saint Tarcisius by remembering Christ first, hold Him dear to your heart no... View more info

A Story of Rubens

By: Brother Ernest, C.S.C.

Price: $6.95

Publisher: United States, Mary's Books: 2019, 1961

Seller ID: ITF064

ISBN: 978-1-61670-129-1

Condition: Brand New


Peter Paul Rubens was born in 1577. His father died when he was only ten but his mother raised him to the best of her ability. She allowed him to be a page in the palace of Countess de Lalaing. While serving in her palace he would meet many great men and be taught by several Jesuits. He excelled in his studies. He studied under many famous artists and excelled in his talent as an artist. He continued to work his whole life. He painted numerous religious pictures and his greatest masterpiece is "Descent from the Cross". Reading this story can encourage us to follow in the footsteps of Rubens by... View more info

A Story of Dvorak

By: Brother Ernest, C.S.C.

Price: $6.95

Publisher: United States, Mary's Books: 2019, 1962

Seller ID: ITF065

ISBN: 978-1-61670-124-6

Condition: Brand New


Antonin Dvorak was born on the Feast of Our Lady's Nativity, September 8, 1841. Even as a child he was fascinated by music. His father wanted him to follow in his footsteps as an inn keeper and village butcher but in time he realized what a gift his son had for music. After graduating from Organ School he met his future wife. Sorrow was to be a part of their married life when they lost in death two of their children within two months of each other. Antonin joined his sorrows with the sorrow of Our Lady and wrote the "Sabat Mater". Reading this story can encourage us to follow in the footsteps ... View more info

A Story of Blessed Imelda

By: Brother Ernest, C.S.C.

Price: $6.95

Publisher: United States, Mary's Books: 2019, 1956

Seller ID: ITF066

ISBN: 978-1-61670-125-3

Condition: Brand New


Imelda was born in 1322. Even before she was five she desired to receive Jesus in Holy Communion. However at that time the Church ruled that a child had to be at least twelve to receive Jesus for the first time. She prayed hard and asked others to pray with her so that the rule would be changed. To be closer to God she joined the Dominican Sisters so that she could be closer to Jesus in the tabernacle. One day while she knelt in the chapel praying for her special intention one of the Sisters saw a Host come from the closed door of the tabernacle and by Itself came to the place where Imelda kne... View more info