This book is a collection of brief life sketches of some 400 saints. It presents a panoramic parade of some of the outstanding heroes and heroines of the Catholic Church, who, by their holy lives, untiring labours and sacriﬁces have, through the centuries, helped to sustain that indestructible marvel. The galaxy of saints presented here includes people from all Walks of life — martyrs, popes, priests, abbots, nuns, mystics, thinkers, scholars, educationists, social Workers, kings and queens as Well as ordinary men and women. Thoroughly revised and painstakingly researched, the book has been appropriately updated to include some of the modern day Saints and Blesseds like Mother Teresa, Padre Pio, Faustina Kowalska, Edith Stein, Damien of Molokai, Pope John XXIII, Pope John Paul II, James Alberione, Frederic Ozanam, Francisco and Jacinta Marto, besides Joseph Vaz, Maria Goretti, Maximilian Kolbe, Kuriakose Elias Chavara, Alphonsa Muttathupadathu, Timothy Giaccardo and others. Arranged according to the Church’s liturgical calendar, the book includes all Solemnities as well as movable and immovable feasts, The Reﬂection given for each day provides the reader with inspiring food for thought.
The Life of St Francis of Assisi
Francis, go and build up my house, which as thou seest is falling into ruin. to fulfill this command of our Lord, st Francis of Assisi began by restoring physical churches and continued by building up the spiritual church. Francis' humility, purity, and true joy inspired many men and women to conversion and a deeper faith.
St. Michael And The Angels
St. Michael And The Angels is a beautiful and inspiring book telling all about the Angels. Filled with with stories from the lives and writing of the saints, it tells of the role which the good Angels play in the divine economy of saving soul.
Saint Thomas Aquinas
G.K. Chesterton's brilliant sketch of the life and thought of Thomas Aquinas is as relevant today as when it was published in 1933. Then, it earned the praise of such distinguished writers as Etienne Gilson, Jacques Maritain, and Anton Pegis as the best book ever written on the great thirteenth-century Dominican. Today, Chesteron's classic stands poised to reveal Thomas to a new generation.
The Saints’ Guide to Happiness
this book suggests that some of the best people to show us are holy men and women through history; from Augustine to Flannery O'Connor, Thomas Merton to Teresa of Avila and Mother Teresa. these people weren't saints because of the way they died or their extraordinary capacity for goodness and love, which, in the end, makes us happy.