Saints of the Americas (St. Joseph Picture Books) (Paperback)

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Saints of the Americas (St. Joseph Picture Books) (Paperback)


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One of 101 titles in the St. Joseph Picture Book Series, this book by popular author Rev. Jude Winkler, OFM. Conv. introduces Catholic children to 15 beloved figures of the Americas, 13 Saints and 2 blesseds. Among the features of this book are:

  • "The Faith Arrives in America" an introduction to how the Catholic Faith came to the New World
  • a full-color illustration of each Saint or Blessed
  • short, easy-to-understand biographies that offer a window on what made them so special in the eyes of God
  • a concluding prayer
  • durably sewn paperback binding
  • "A Land of Saints" An introduction to Catholic heroes in the Americas in recent decades and the sacrifices that they made
Figures included in this edition are:
  • St. Juan Diego
  • St. Rose of Lima
  • St. Martin de Porres
  • St. Peter Claver
  • St. Isaac Jogues
  • St. Kateri Tekakwitha
  • St. Junipero Serra
  • St. Elizabeth Ann Seton
  • St. Miguel Cordero
  • St. John Neumann
  • St. Mariana of Quito
  • St. Frances Xavier Cabrini
  • Bl. Marie Rose Durocher
  • St. Katharine Drexel
  • Bl. Miguel Agustin Pro
The St. Joseph Picture Books Series is a magnificent series of religious books for children, superbly illustrated in full color and simply written, that will help all children to better understand the Catholic Faith. These books are ideal for home or school.

The St. Joseph Picture Books Series is intended to help teach the basics of the Catholic Faith to children in an enjoyable manner. The books in the Seeries deal with one or more of the following themes: (1) the teachings of the Church, (2) the Christian way of life, and (3) our Catholic worship (including both public and private prayers and devotions). Each book also carries the Imprimatur, assuring that the contents are in line with Church teaching.
Product Details ISBN: 9780899425405
ISBN-10: 0899425402
Publisher: Catholic Book Publishing
Publication Date: October 1st, 2011
Pages: 32
Language: English
Series: St. Joseph Picture Books (Paperback)