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The Boy From Cheapside-A Story of Saint Thomas of Canterbury

By: B Brother Marco Daly, C.S.C.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: United States, Mary's Books: 1960,2014

Seller ID: ITF226


Thomas Beckett was born around 1118 in London. His parents were middle class merchants who sent him to a good school taught by monks. There he began learning not only his lessons, but also how to control his quick temper. His hard work helped him to become one of the most powerful men in England-the Chancellor to King Henry II. Later, when the ambitious king appointed Thomas to be the Archbishop of Canterbury, Thomas knew that he would be forced to choose between serving... View more info

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Fold It Gently, A Story of Father Abram J. Ryan

By: Brother Bernaed Donahoe, C.S.C.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: United States, Mary's Books: 1960,2010

Seller ID: ITF219


Fr. Abram Ryan is one of our American-born Catholic heroes. As a young priest during the Civil War, he risked his life to administer the Sacraments to dying soldiers from both the North and the South. Has Nihil Obstat and Imprimatur View more info

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Our Lady Comes To Pontmain

By: Brother Ernest C.S.C.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: United States, Mary's Books: 1954,2010

Seller ID: ITF213


On January 17,1871, during the final weeks of Franco-Prussian War, the Blessed Virgin Mary appeared in the night sky outside the village of Pontmain,France. Only the children were able to see Mary; the adults could only tell that there were unusual stars in the night sky. Has Nihil Obstat and Imprimatur View more info

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Our Lady Comes To Paris, A Story of Saint Catherine Laboure and the Miraculous Medal

By: Brother Ernest, C.S.C.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: United States, Mary's Books: 1953,2009

Seller ID: ITF208


Born in 1806, Catherine was one of 11 children in the Laboure family. Her mother died when she was just 9 years old, and from then on she said that the Blessed Mother was to be her mother. Through this Mother, Catherine would recieve a besutiful gift that we can still benefit from to this day the Miraculous Medal. Has Nihil Obstat and Imprimatur View more info

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When All Ships Failed, A Story of Saint Raymond of Pennafort

By: Brother Ernest, C.S.C.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: United States, Mary's Books: 1953,2010

Seller ID: ITF218


Raymond lived a long life focused on doing God's Will. He was born in 1175 near Barcelona, Spain and died there in 1275. As a Dominican priest of great learning, he was a canon lawyer who helped popes and advised kings. He was a humble man who allowed God to use him to do His Will. Has Nihil Obstat and Imprimatur View more info

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The Miracle Man Of Muro, A Story of Saint Gerard Majella

By: Brother Ernest, C.S.C.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: United States, Mary's Books: 1950,2011

Seller ID: ITF225


Born in 1726 in Muro, Italy he was an apprentice to a tailor. Later he became a Redemptorist Brother who was known to perform many miracles while attending to his duties. Has Nihil Obstat and Imprimatur View more info

Our Lady's Portrait Painter-A Story of Raphael

By: Brother Ernest, C.S.C.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: United States, Mary's Books: 1952,2014

Seller ID: ITF230


Raphael Santi was born in 1483 in Italy. His father, a well respected artist, encouraged young Raphael to develop his artistic talent. After he was orphaned at the age of 11, Raphael studied with other artists and painted many portraits of his favorite subject, the Blessed Virgin Mary. In 1508, Pope Julius asked Raphael to work for him. In Rome, Raphael became known not only for his artistic masterpieces but also for his hard work, his humility, and his charity toward st... View more info

The Boy Who Saw The World-A Story of Saint Francis Xavier

By: Brother Ernest, C.S.C.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: United States, Mary's Books: 1941, 2015

Seller ID: ITF231


Born in the Navarre region of Spain in 1506, Francis Xavier was one of the founding members of the Society of Jesus. As a Jesuit priest, Francis was sent as a missionary to India. He undertook this mission with a great zeal to win souls for Christ. For more than 10 years, Francis faced dangerous travel conditions, learned new languages, and fearlessly preached the gospel to thousands of people in India and Japan. Reading this story can encourage us to follow in the f... View more info

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The Archer Saint, A Story of Saint Hubert

By: Brother Ernest,C.S.C.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: United States, Mary's Books: 1950,2009

Seller ID: ITF210


Born in 657, this young boy loved riding and hunting especially stag and deer hunting. Here was a young boy who someday would be a great leader in the church but during his youth, this was the farthest thing from his mind. Has Nihil Obstat and Imprimatur View more info

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Just For Today A Story of Blessed Marie Leonie P.S.S.F.

By: Brother Ernest,C.S.C.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Unites States, Mary's Books: 1955,2010

Seller ID: ITF212


Born in 1840 in Canada, Elodia felt called to enter the Marianites of the Holy Cross at the age of 14 and took the name Sister Marie-Leonie. Later she founded a new order, the little Sisters of the Holy Family and they devoted themselves to caring for the household needs of clergy and seminarians. Has Nihil Obstat and Imprimatur View more info

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David, A Story of the King of Israel

By: Brother Evan Schmid, C.S.C.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: United States, Mary's Books: 1966,2011

Seller ID: ITF223


This young shepherd was annointed by Samuel to be the successor to King Saul. He is well known for killing Goliath using a sling and a stone. As king he tried his best to please God, however, he fell into sin. After acknowledging his sinfulness he repented and loved God with all his heart. Has Nihil Obstat and Imprimatur View more info

The Great Saint Augustine

By: Brother Evan Schmid, C.S.C.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: United States, Mary's Books: 1957,2014

Seller ID: ITF227


Augustine was born in Africa in the year 354. As a young man, he began living a sinful life, but his mother, Monica, prayed that her son might become a Christian. After many years of persistent prayer, her son finally converted. Later, Augustine was ordained a priest, and in the year 395 he was consecrated to serve as the bishop of Hippo. Augustine wrote hundreds of books and letters defending the Catholic Faith. His writings remain influential to this day and have broug... View more info

Proudly We Hail A Story of St Francis de Sales

By: Brother Flavius C.S.C.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: United States, Mary's Books: 1956, 2015

Seller ID: ITF234


In 1567, Francis was born in Savoy, France. Even at his baptism, people in attendance could sense that there was something special about this child of God. During his college years, Francis experienced a deep despair. Remembering that the Blessed Virgin is the comfort of despairing sinners, he turned to her for help. Afterward, he experienced a deep peace and his despair was gone. Francis lived a life of simplicity and kindness that helped bring others closer to ... View more info

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Stepping Stones To Heaven, A Story of Saint Gasper del Bufalo

By: Brother Flavius, C.S.C.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: United States, Mary's Books: 1964,2010

Seller ID: ITF220


Gasper was born in Rome on January 6, 1786. When he was a young priest he was put in prison for refusing to take an oath of allegiance to Napoleon. He learned to deal with his feelings of anger by thinking about the sufferings of Jesus. He saw his trials in life as Stepping Stones to Heaven. Has Nihil Obstat and Imprimatur View more info

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To The Ends Of The Earth, A Story of Saint Frances Xavier Cabrini

By: Brother Genard Greene,C.S.C.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: United States, Mary's Books: 1955,2009

Seller ID: ITF209


Young Maria Francesca Cabrini was born in 1850. She was the youngest of 13 children.Her mother was 52 at the time of her birth. She became a missionary in the Americas and started many schools, hospitals, nurseries and orphanges both in the Americas as well as Europe. She was the first American citizen to be canonized. Has Nihil Obstat and Imprimatur View more info

Child Of Many Wonders A Story of the Divine Infant Jesus of Prague

By: Brother Gerard Hagemann C.S.C.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: United States, Mary's Books: 1964, 2015

Seller ID: ITF335


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.” Today, many people visit Prague to see the statue, and replicas of the statue can be found in churches and homes around the world. Reading this story can en... View more info

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Show Us Your Face, A Story of Venerable Leo Papin Dupont

By: Brother Gerard Hagemann, C.S.C.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: United States, Mary's Books: 1962,2011

Seller ID: ITF224


Known as the Holy Man of Tours, Leo Dupont worked hard to spread the devotion to the Holy Face of Jesus. Has Nihil Obstat and Imprimatur View more info

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The Saint On Horseback, A Story of Saint Louis IX King of France

By: Brother Louis Gazagne, C.S.C.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: United States, Mary's Books: 1953,2009

Seller ID: ITF207


Born in 1214, the life of this saint is an example of an extraordinary life of a king. He spent his life helping his sunjects especially the poor and needy. Through his mother's teaching and guidence, he grew to be a great leader. Has Nihil Obstat and Imprimatur View more info

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Queen Of The Poor, A Story of Saint Elizabeth of Hungry

By: Brother Marco Daily, C.S.C.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: United States, Mary's Books: 1961,2009

Seller ID: ITF206


Born in 1207, Princess Elizbeth was compassionate to all and followed the Corpral Works of Mercy her whole life. From feeding the hungry, clothing the naked, sheltering the homeless, visiting the sick and buring the dead she was loved by those that needed her help the most. Has Nihil Obstat and Imprimatur View more info

The Magic Brush The Story of Giotto

By: Brother Marco Daly, C.S.C.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: United States, Mary's Books: 1962, 2015

Seller ID: ITF232


Giotto Bondone was born around 1266 in Italy. Young Giotto loved to draw pictures, and his parents fostered his talent by allowing him to study with a famous artist in Florence. Soon, Giotto became a master painter, and he was asked to paint beautiful pictures in many churches. Everyone, including the Pope, loved his paintings. At one point in this story, when he was praised by King Robert of Naples, Giotto said, “The gifts I have were only loaned to me by the go... View more info