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Modern believers may be tempted to look upon angels as one of the more fanciful elements of Scripture, but this illuminating and entertaining collection of angel stories from the Bible shows that there are just too many angels for them to be metaphorical, allegorical, or unimportant. So that children will come to know and learn to revere angels, Marigold Hunt explains what angels are (and are not!
In its mother’s womb, a tiny baby grows, explores the waters, and talks with the angel who is there.These gentle illustrations and wise words tell the story of that baby and the angel in the waters . . . a story that delights all children, because the journey from conception to birth is their story, too.
Children's Stories of Animals Who Encountered Saints . . . Told from the Animals' Points of View! Three delightful stories for young Catholics, beautifully illustrated with black and white drawings. Includes Bonus Reproducible Coloring Book in the back! Stories in Volume One: “The Little Lamb's Wish” Little Lamb lets out a big yawn. While other sheep are content munching on grass all day
Two more stories of animals that encountered saints...told by the animals' points of view! Stories include: “The Lion Who Lost His Appetite” Rex the Lion has it made. A bloody persecution is being raged against the Christians of Antioch, and it's Rex's job, along with his wife Leonie the Lioness, to meet'n'eat the helpless prisoners thrown into the Colosseum. Rex can hardly wait! After all,
Caryll Houselander is best known for the intensity of her vision of the suffering Christ and His immeasurable love for us, a theme that she frequently spoke of with breathtaking luminosity in her many books about Him. Few know, however, of the many remarkable stories she wrote for Catholic children delightful tales that are simple but not shallow. Indeed, like her books for adults, they manifest a
Lovely line drawings based on paintings by great masters grace every page of this coloring book. Accompanying each image is a quotation from the Holy Bible. Children will learn about the angels as they are vividly described in both the Old and New Testaments. They will come to know the angels as beautiful beings who worship, adore and serve the Lord in countless ways.
Father John Vianney, the beloved Cure of Ars, is the patron saint of parish priests for good reason. His simple way of life, his compassion for the poor, his long hours in the confessional, and his heartfelt celebration of the Mass endeared him to his parishioners, as well as to the countless Frenchmen who traveled many miles to receive the sacraments from this holy man. In this tenderly and color
\"They\'ve sent a mere boy to fight against me!\" roared the giant Goliath, as he caught sight of David across the valley. \"Am I just a dog?\" Things did not look good for David, yet wasn\'t the Lord on his side? This book describes what happened next, plus the many other great events in the life of this shepherd boy who became a warrior, a hero, a fugitive, a king, and the ancestor of Our Lord.
Molly McBride is back and she is as stubborn as ever about her purple habit. She will wear nothing else! She’s managed to keep it on for her sister’s Big Day, but now the faith-filled five-year-old has a whole new wardrobe worry: kindergarten! Join the McBride family and the kindergarten class at Holy Trinity School as Molly and her loyal wolf-pet, Francis, discover that what we wear isn’t
Molly McBride wants to be a nun, just like her friends, the Children of Mary Sisters. That's why she hasn't taken off her purple nun's habit ever since her mom made it for her. But now, everyone is saying she needs to wear a scratchy new dress for her older sister Terry's Big Event. Will Molly and her wolf-pet, Francis, find a way to keep wearing her purple habit?Join Molly and Francis as they lea
Sweet four-color pictures help introduce very young children to their first bedtime prayers. The book opens with the Our Father, but also includes touching original prayers that can be said with parents at the close of the day. These comforting prayers are ideal for bringing the family close to each other and to God before turning out the lights. Illustrated.
The real meaning of Christmas is revealed to very young children in these tender prayers to be said with parents. The simple text and inviting four-color illustrations help convey the mood of each prayer, whether it is the anticipation of Advent, the wonder of the shepherds or the adoration of the magi. Each page invites the young child to thank and praise God for his greatest gift of all - Jesus,
Very young children are introduced to our Blessed Mother with tender petitions for her care and protection. Sweet four-color illustrations accompany the text that begins with the Hail Mary, but also includes original prayers that draw the child closer to his Mother in Heaven and, through her, to Jesus. Illustrated.
My Path to Heaven is an old-fashioned "retreat-in-a-book" that helps Catholic children, ages 9-12, ponder the truths of the Faith and calls them to live lives of holiness in accordance with those truths. Based on the traditional St. Ignatius retreat (trusted by Catholics for centuries) and adapted for children, this clear, simple, thoughtful presentation of the Faith is invaluable for parents see
Gifts were piled high for 5-year-old Imelda\'s birthday. Imelda was delighted, but still she asked, \"I was wondering if I could have just one more present.\" \"Greedy girl!\" laughed her father. Unfortunately, her parents could not give her this one present--Our Lord in Holy Communion. But Imelda decided to ask Our Lord Himself. What would He reply? This book gives the answer and tells how little
Helen Walker Homan contributes her third volume to hte Vision Books series of saints for youth in this story of the life of St. Anthony of Padua. Important details of Anthony's life covered by the author include his visit to Morocco, a shipwreck, his meeting with St. Francis in Assisi, his powerful preaching and the miracles he wrought as a follower of Francis.
St. Dominic led a life of excitement and adventure. As a boy he sold his books to feed the poor and offered himself as ransom for a prisoner. His greatest adventures came when he walked from town to town and stood fearlessly in the market to preach.
Set against the colorful background of power struggles in imperial Rome and battling Roman legions, this is the exciting story of St. Helena, mother of the Emperor Constantine, who found the Cross of Christ in Jerusalem. This book for young people paints a vivid portrait of a remarkable woman who overcame every obstacle with faith, hope, perseverance... and a healthy dose of ambition.In this 29th
This Vision book for youth 9 - 15 years old tells the exciting, dramatic story of St. Ignatius of Loyola and the order he founded, the Society of Jesus. As a young man, Ignatius had dreams of an adventurous life as a soldier. His dreams, however, did not come true the way he had hoped. Seriously wounded in battle, the soldier Ignatius had a profound conversion to Christ during his period of healin
Over three hundred years ago, many Frenchmen came to the unknown forests along the St. Lawrence River. Most of them came in search of furs and wealth. But there were some--a handful of Jesuit missionaries--who came not to get, but to give. They wished to give the savage Indians the knowledge of God and of His love for them. One of these missionaries was Isaac Jogues, martyr and Saint. This is the