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A Story Of Saint Margaret of Scotland

By: Brother Ernest C.S.C.

Price: $6.95

Publisher: United States, Mary's Books: 1957,2009

Edition: 2nd reprint

Seller ID: ITF004


When the Normans invaded England in 1066, Princess Margaret was forced to flee to Scotland. Her piety and care for those in need won the hearts of all. Reading this story of Saint Margaret can help us see the importance of being generous with out time, talent, and treasure! Has Nihil Obstat and Imprimatur View more info

A Story of Saint Marguerite D'Youville

By: Brother Ernest C.S.C.

Price: $6.95

Publisher: United States, Mary's Books: 1961, 2016

Seller ID: ITF055


Marguerite D'Youville spent her life imitating the charity of Christ. She suffered many hardships in her marriage. After the death of her husband she supported her family and worked hard to pay off her husband's debts. She spent her life caring for the poor, placing those in need above herself. Despite much opposition she founded the religious community of the Grey Nuns. Her example shows others that we must love everyone for all are children of the Eternal Father and as... View more info

A Story of Saint Francis of Assisi

By: Brother Ernest C.S.C.

Price: $6.95

Publisher: United States, Mary's Books: 1957, 2016

Seller ID: ITF056


As a child, the mother of Francis told him stories about the Infant Jesus and His Mother. He learned to love the poverty of Jesus and wanted to be poor like Jesus. As he grew older he made a promise to never refuse to help the poor. He gave a beggar his fine clothes and wore those of the beggar. He returned to his father all that belonged to him, including the rich clothes he wore. He lived a life of poverty and penance, owning nothing and serving God in holy joy. Has Im... View more info

A Story of Saint Ignatius Loyola

By: Brother Ernest C.S.C.

Price: $6.95

Publisher: United States, Mary's Books: 1959, 2016

Seller ID: ITF057


Born in Spain in the year 1491, Ignatius was the youngest of twelve children. His parents wanted him to become a priest but at the age of thirteen he went to Madrid to become a Page to Don Juan. At the age of twenty-five he was wounded in battle. While healing from his injury, back home at the Loyola Castle, he read books on the Life of Christ and the lives of the saints. He realized he needed to make changes in his life and worked hard at doing that. As time went on he ... View more info

A Story of Saint Martin de Porres

By: Brother Ernest C.S.C.

Price: $6.95

Publisher: United States, Mary's Books: 1957, 2016

Seller ID: ITF058


Martin was born on Decemeber 9, 1579, in Peru. Though his father did not care for him very much, through the love of his mother she taught him to pray and never sin. At an early age he was sent to learn a barber's trade as well as learning about medicine. A few short years later his father told him to leave and not to come back. Martin felt sorry for his father but happy for himself because he could now do what God wanted of him. He helped the sick and the wounded, keepi... View more info

A Story of Saint Margaret Mary

By: Brother Ernest C.S.C.

Price: $6.95

Publisher: United States, Mary's Books: 1958, 2016

Seller ID: ITF059


This is the story of a girl who even in her youth loved to talk to Our Lord in the Blessed Sacrament. Our Lord appeared to Margaret Mary with His Heart pierced and bleeding, encircled with a crown of thorns telling her, "Behold this Heart which so loved men." He told her that wherever His Heart would be exposed and honored, He would lavish graces and blessings. Special graces are given to all who communicate on the first Friday of nine consecutive months. To anyone who p... View more info

A Story of Saint Francis Xavier

By: Brother Ernest C.S.C.

Price: $6.95

Publisher: United States, Mary's Books: 1959, 2016

Seller ID: ITF060


Francis was a carefree young man ready to take his place in the world as a professor in a university until God sent Ignatius Loyola into his life. He was ordained a priest in 1537 and lived a life filled with prayer and penance to win souls for heaven. His courage and complete faith in God won many converts to the Catholic Church. Reading this story about Saint Francis Xavier teaches us what is important in life, choosing to do God's Will in all things and placing comple... View more info

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A Story Of Saint Angela Merici

By: Brother Ernest, C.S.C

Price: $6.95

Publisher: United States, Mary's Books: 1960,2011

Seller ID: ITF040


Angela Merici was born around 1474 in Italy. When she was a teenager her parents and sister died. Despite her great sorrow, Angela decided to trust in God. Through a vision she discerned that God was calling her to do with her life. She founded the Ursulines, a religious teaching Order devoted to educating girls. Reading this story can encourage us to follow in the footsteps of St Angela, who trusted God and did something that no one had ever done before-founded the firs... View more info

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A Story Of Saint Therese

By: Brother Ernest, C.S.C.

Price: $6.95

Publisher: United States, Mary's Books: 1957,2009

Edition: 2nd reprint

Seller ID: ITF001


In 1888 this young girl enters the Carmelite convent at the age of 15. Reading this story about Saint Therese can help us see how to grow in holiness by doing even the smallest things with great love for God! Has Nihil Obstat and Imprimatur. View more info

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A Story Of Saint Anthony of Padua

By: Brother Ernest, C.S.C.

Price: $6.95

Publisher: United States, Mary's Books: 1957,2009

Edition: 2nd reprint

Seller ID: ITF002


Saint Anthony of Padua, born in 1195, is one of the most well-known of the Franciscan saints. Reading this story about Saint Anthony can help us see that happiness is not found by doing what we want to do, but by doing what God wants us to do! Has Nihil Obstat and Imprimatur View more info

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A Story Of Saint Cecilia

By: Brother Ernest, C.S.C.

Price: $6.95

Publisher: United States, Mary's Books: 1959,2009

Edition: 2nd reprint

Seller ID: ITF003


This story of Saint Cecilia is set during the papacy of Urban I, which began in the year 222. Reding this story about Saint Cecilia can help us to see how the sacrament of Baptism can strengthen our faith in God and help us view the world in a new light! View more info

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A Story Of Saint Agatha

By: Brother Ernest, C.S.C.

Price: $6.95

Publisher: United States, Mary's Books: 1960,2009

Edition: 2nd reprint

Seller ID: ITF005


This story of Saint Agatha is set in the year 251 during a great persecution of Christians in the Roman Empire.Reading this story about Saint Agatha can help us see that the most important thing we can do is to live for God-even if we must die to the things of the world! Has Nihil Obstat and Imprimatur View more info

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A Story Of Saint Elizabeth of Hungary

By: Brother Ernest, C.S.C.

Price: $6.95

Publisher: United States, Mary's Books: 1960,2009

Edition: 2nd reprint

Seller ID: ITF006


Just a few years after her birth in 1207, Princess Elizabeth of Hungary was promised in marriage to a son of the governor of Thuringia. At the age of four, she was sent to the castle of Thuringia to live with the family of her future husband, Lewis. Reading this story about Saint elizabeth can help us see that God will indeed take care of us when we give of our time and treasure to help those in need!Has Nihil Obstat and Imprimatur View more info

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A Story Of The Infant Jesus Of Prague

By: Brother Ernest, C.S.C.

Price: $6.95

Publisher: United States, Mary's Books: 1956,2009

Edition: 2nd reprint

Seller ID: ITF007


Around 1628, during the Thirty Years' War, a small statue of the Infant Jesus was given to a Carmelite monastery in Prague. The monastery was soon abandoned when an army invaded the city. In 1637, Father Cyril found the broken statue and heard the words, "The more you honor Me, the more I will bless you." Has Nihil Obstat and Imprimatur View more info

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A Story Of Saint Bernadette

By: Brother Ernest, C.S.C.

Price: $6.95

Publisher: United States, Mary's Books: 1958,2009

Edition: 2nd reprint

Seller ID: ITF008


In 1858, a 14 year old asthmatic girl saw many apparitions of Our Lady in Lourdes, France. Reading this story about Saint Bernadette can help us to see how to be patient and steadfast in the face of doubt and adversity! Has Nihil Obstat and Imprimatur View more info

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A Story Of Saint Charles

By: Brother Ernest, C.S.C.

Price: $6.95

Publisher: United States, Mary's Books: 1962,2009

Edition: 2nd reprint

Seller ID: ITF009


Saint Charles Borromeo, born in 1538, was a great figure of the Counter-Reformation. Reading this story of Saint Charles can help see that we are called to be holy and to spend every moment we can for God! Has Nihil Obstat and Imprimatur View more info

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The Story Of Saint Joan Of Arc

By: Brother Ernest, C.S.C.

Price: $6.95

Publisher: United States, Mary's Books: 1958,2009

Edition: 2nd reprint

Seller ID: ITF010


In 1425, a 13 year old peasant girl began to see visions of Saint Michael the Archangel. Through these visions she knew God was calling her to do a seemingly impossible job. Reading this story about Saint Joan can help us to see when we discern what God is calling us to do, we can trust that God will give us the grace and strength we need to do what He asks!Has Nihil Obstat and Imprimatur View more info

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A Story Of Saint Gemma

By: Brother Ernest, C.S.C.

Price: $6.95

Publisher: United States, Mary's Books: 1957,2010

Seller ID: ITF028


St Gemma Galgani was born in 1878 in a small town near Lucca,Italy. As a young lady, she had a great desire to become a nun and enter the cloister, but God had other plans for her. On June 8, 1899, Jesus and Mary appeared to her in a vision and she received the stigmata on her hands and feet. Reading this story can encourage us to follow in the footsteps of Saint Gemma, whose great love for Jesus allowed her to receive many special graces fromt he Lord when she accepted ... View more info

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A Story Of Our Lady Of Fatima

By: Brother Ernest, C.S.C.

Price: $6.95

Publisher: United States, Mary's Books: 1957,2010

Seller ID: ITF022


On May 13, 1917, Our Lady appeared to three Portuguese children-Jacinta, Francisco, and Lucia. Asking them to return numerous times to the same spot on the 13th of each month, and telling them to say the Rosary with devotion. Reading this story can encourage us to follow in the footsteps of these three children who prayed the rosary with great devotion and honored Mary, the Lady of the Rosary. Has Nihil Obstat and Imprimatur View more info

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A Story Of Saint Wenceslaus

By: Brother Ernest, C.S.C.

Price: $6.95

Publisher: United States, Mary's Books: 1961,2008

Seller ID: ITF011


Saint Wenceslaus was born into a family that his Mother was not Catholic but his Father was. This caused many obstacles in his life but with the help of his Grandmother he stayed true to his faith until the end. Has Nihil Obstat and Imprimatur View more info