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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.
Former title: A Trumpet Sounds England, 1585:Queen Elizabeth s spies lurk everywhere, searching out Catholics who refuse to attend the non-Catholic services of the State religion. Officers of the law hunt down and kill Catholic priests, and imprison those who shelter them. In these perilous times, fifteen-year-old Nicholas Thorpe discovers that his widowed mother has become Catholic, and he soon
This hardbound, gold-embossed First Communion Bible contains pages of colorful images, child-friendly stories on the lives of young Saints, daily Catholic prayers, including how to pray the Rosary, and explanations of the Seven Sacraments. This elegant edition also contains an explanation of the Mass. The treasures found in this gift Bible, a Douay-Rheims translation, will multiply the Graces rece
For 2000 years now, young Christians have lived and often died for Christ, and with a courage that many adults find hard to muster. Although she was just thirteen, in 304 pagan authorities tortured and murdered brave Agnes of Rome for her Christian faith; for the same reason and just over a hundred years ago a Bantu king in Uganda burned to death young Charles Lwanga (c. 1863-1886) and his compani
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
Here are stories of princes and gypsies, bishops and bears tales of Catholic boys and girls that remind us that especially in young souls the Faith is quite strong, and evil is never a match for goodness. Among others, you'll meet: Bernard, the boy who walks three miles to Mass and meets Christ on his way; Nickie, the young prince who learns from a dancing bear a strong lesson in love; Tommy, who
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.
Youngsters ages 2 and up can learn the fundamentals of the Catholic faith with this charming board book. Basic prayers, holidays, and concepts like forgiveness are introduced with sweet illustrations and easy to understand text.
Your child's First Holy Communion is one of the most solemn and significant days in his or her life. And there is no better way to mark this special occasion than with My First Communion Bible, new from Saint Benedict Press. This beautiful Bible Story book is specially designed to mark a child's First Holy Communion. Special features include a Communion Record page and a beautiful two page letter
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