90-96 pages-4th-5th grade reading level, but enjoyed by all ages.

Category: In The Footsteps Of The Saints Level 2

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The Saint On Horseback, A Story of Saint Louis IX King of France

By: Brother Louis Gazagne, C.S.C.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: United States, Mary's Books: 1953,2009

Seller ID: ITF207

ISBN: 1616700416

Condition: Brand New


Born in 1214, the life of this saint is an example of an extraordinary life of a king. He spent his life helping his sunjects especially the poor and needy. Through his mother's teaching and guidence, he grew to be a great leader. Has Nihil Obstat and Imprimatur View more info

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Queen Of The Poor, A Story of Saint Elizabeth of Hungry

By: Brother Marco Daily, C.S.C.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: United States, Mary's Books: 1961,2009

Seller ID: ITF206

ISBN: 1616700440

Condition: Brand New


Born in 1207, Princess Elizbeth was compassionate to all and followed the Corpral Works of Mercy her whole life. From feeding the hungry, clothing the naked, sheltering the homeless, visiting the sick and buring the dead she was loved by those that needed her help the most. Has Nihil Obstat and Imprimatur View more info

The Magic Brush The Story of Giotto

By: Brother Marco Daly, C.S.C.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: United States, Mary's Books: 1962, 2015

Seller ID: ITF232

ISBN: 1616700912

Condition: Brand New


Giotto Bondone was born around 1266 in Italy. Young Giotto loved to draw pictures, and his parents fostered his talent by allowing him to study with a famous artist in Florence. Soon, Giotto became a master painter, and he was asked to paint beautiful pictures in many churches. Everyone, including the Pope, loved his paintings. At one point in this story, when he was praised by King Robert of Naples, Giotto said, “The gifts I have were only loaned to me by the good Lord that I might better serve Him and His Church.” Reading this story can encourage us to follow in the footsteps of t... View more info

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

Condition: Brand new


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. He also wrote a wonderful book called The Spiritual Exercises. Reading this story can encourage us to follow in the footste... 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

Condition: Brand New


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

Condition: Brand New


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

Condition: Brand New


"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

Condition: Brand New


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

Condition: Brand New


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

Condition: Brand New


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

Condition: Brand New


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

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

Condition: Brand New


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 Jackson said, "The unerring hand of Providence shielded my men!" Has Nihil Obstat and Imprimatur 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

Angel Of The Ragpickers-A Story of Father Jean Lamy

By: Brother Roberto, C.S.C.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: United States, Mary's Books: 1956, 2018

Seller ID: ITF241

ISBN: 978-1-61670-117-8

Condition: Brand new


As a child, Jean Lamy, and his family did three things every evening: pray the Rosary, read a chapter from the ‘Imitation of Christ’ and read the life of the saint for the day from the ‘Lives of the Saints’. He was greatly devoted to Our Lady and carried a small statue of Her wherever he went. He worked hard and even though setbacks occurred he was able to enter the seminary at the age of twenty-three and commended his future work to the Blessed Virgin. Our Lady appeared to him and told him of the coming of World War I and the causes. Most people did not believe him until the war came ... View more info

Don't Push-A Story of Cesar Franck

By: Brother Roberto, C.S.C.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: United States, Mary's Books: 1962, 2018

Seller ID: ITF242

ISBN: 978-1-61670-118-5

Condition: Brand new


Cesar Franck showed amazing ability in music even at a very early age. His father demanded prompt and complete obedience. He suffered from being forced to work so hard at music but did not complain. All who knew him loved him. He was known for his kindness despite his not having an easy life. He gave music lessons for many years to help pay for the expenses of the family. He was a devout Catholic. He attended Mass and spent long periods of time in Church in meditation. He composed many musical works but is especially known for his musical composition “Panis Angelicus”. Reading this story... View more info

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I Serve The King, A Story of Saint Francis Borgia

By: Brother Roberto,C.S.C

Price: $9.95

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

Seller ID: ITF211

ISBN: 1616700203

Condition: Brand New


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

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The Wandering Minstrel, A Story of Antonin Dvorak

By: Brother Roy Nash, C.S.C.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: United States, Mary's Books: 1955,2010

Seller ID: ITF214

ISBN: 1616700238

Condition: Brand New


Dvorak loved God, but his faith was tested when two of his children died. During this sorrowful time he wrote a lovely "Stabat Mater" in honor of the Virgin Mary, the Queen of Sorrows. This composer wrote many symphonies including "From the New World" which is still played by orchestras around the world. Has Nihil Obstat and Imprimatur View more info