The lives of the saints who helped build the Catholic Church in the United States—Frances Cabrini, Isaac Jogues, John Neumann, Elizabeth Ann Seton, and Damien de Veuster, among others—are marked by strength, courage, determination, and sanctity. But as this thoughtful and engaging book points out, these saints also could be foolhardy, obstinate, stubborn, and dismissive. In other words, they were a lot like everyone, with a mixture of different qualities and characteristics.Stock #: B36637
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Alice Camille is a writer, religious educator, and parish retreat leader, who received a master of divinity degree from the Franciscan School of Theology in Berkeley. Camille has authored nine books, numerous articles, and regular columns; writes the monthly commentary “ Exploring the Sunday Readings\"; and has worked with teams at Brown-ROA, Harcourt, Hi-Time/Pflaum, and RCL Benziger developing catechetical materials for use in parochial schools.
Paul Boudreau is a priest of the Diocese of Norwich, Connecticut and is currently assisting at St. Mary’ s Church in Portland, Connecticut. He is the author of Between Sundays: Daily Gospel Reflections and Prayers and has written many articles on various aspects of parish and pastoral ministry.
Product Type: Book
Item Number: #B36637
Publication Date: 10/17/2014
BISAC: RELIGION/Christianity/Saints & Sainthood
Imprint: Franciscan Media
Trim Size: 139.7 mm X 215.9 mm X
(Approx. 5.5 in X 8.5 in X )
List Price: $ 18.99