author/Amy Welborn

Who are the saints, why are the lives of saints important for children, and what can children learn from the saints? In Loyola Kids Book of Saints, the first in the Loyola Kids series, best-selling author Amy Welborn answers these questions with exciting and inspiring stories, real-life applications, and important information about these heroes of the church. The more than 60 stories of saints for children in this book are divided thematically and cover saints throughout history from all over the world. Ages 8-12.

Table of Contents:


What is a saint? viii

Part 1 Saints are people who love children. 1
St. Nicholas 3
St. John Bosco 6
St. Elizabeth Ann Seton 9
Blessed Gianna Beretta Molla 14

Part 2 Saints are people who love their families. 17
St. Monica 19
St. Cyril and St. Methodius 23
St. Thérèse of Lisieux 27
Blessed Frédéric Ozanam 32

Part 3 Saints are people who surprise others. 37
St. Simeon Stylites 39
St. Celestine V 43
St. Joan of Arc 47
St. Catherine of Siena 52

Part 4 Saints are people who create. 57
St. Hildegard of Bingen 59
Blessed Fra Angelico 62
St. John of the Cross 65
Blessed Miguel Pro 69
Part 5 Saints are people who teach us new ways to pray. 75
St. Benedict 77
St. Dominic de Guzman 81
St. Teresa of Ávila 85
St. Louis de Monfort 89

Part 6 Saints are people who see beyond the everyday. 93
St. Juan Diego 95
St. Frances of Rome 100
St. Bernadette Soubirous 104
Blessed Padre Pio 108

Part 7 Saints are people who travel far from home. 113
St. Boniface 115
St. Peter Claver 119
St. Francis Xavier 123
St. Francis Solano 127
St. Frances Xavier Cabrini 131

Part 8 Saints are people who are strong leaders. 135
St. Helena 137
St. Leo the Great 141
St. Wenceslaus 145
St. John Neumann 148

Part 9 Saints are people who tell the truth. 153
St. Polycarp 155
St. Thomas Becket 159
St. Thomas More 163
Blessed Titus Brandsma 167

Part 10 Saints are people who help us understand God. 171
St. Augustine of Hippo 173
St. Jerome 177
St. Patrick 181
St. Thomas Aquinas 186
St. Edith Stein 191
Part 11 Saints are people who change their lives for God. 195
St. Ambrose 197
St. Gregory the Great 201
St. Francis of Assisi 205
St. Ignatius of Loyola 211
St. Camillus de Lellis 215
St. Katharine Drexel 219

Part 12 Saints are people who are brave. 223
St. Perpetua and St. Felicity 225
St. George 229
St. Margaret Clitherow 232
St. Isaac Jogues 236
The Carmelite Nuns of Compiègne 240
St. Maximilian Kolbe 244

Part 13 Saints are people who help the poor and sick. 249
St. Elizabeth of Hungary 251
St. Vincent de Paul 255
St. Martin de Porres 260
Blessed Joseph de Veuster 265

Part 14 Saints are people who help in ordinary ways. 269
St. Christopher 271
St. Blaise 276
St. Anthony of Padua 279
St. Bernard of Montjoux 284

Part 15 Saints are people who come from all over the world. 287
Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha 289
St. Paul Miki and Companions 293
Blessed Peter To Rot 297
Blessed Maria Clementine Anuarite Nengapeta 301

Binding: Hardcover  320pp.
Pub Date: September 01, 2001
ISBN: 0829415343    EAN: 9780829415346