Treasury of Saints

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Overview

This beautifully produced anthology spans 2000 years of history and features individuals who, in their actions and in their lives, have stood above the common rank. 100 Saints are drawn from every corner of the world and every sphere of life. From doctor to missionary, farmer to homemaker, each one provides an inspirational example of the overwhelming strength of the human spirit, often in times of great adversity. To complete the treasury, a useful calendar of saints' days offers a unique overview of the ...

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Overview

This beautifully produced anthology spans 2000 years of history and features individuals who, in their actions and in their lives, have stood above the common rank. 100 Saints are drawn from every corner of the world and every sphere of life. From doctor to missionary, farmer to homemaker, each one provides an inspirational example of the overwhelming strength of the human spirit, often in times of great adversity. To complete the treasury, a useful calendar of saints' days offers a unique overview of the Christian year.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780785829843
  • Publisher: Book Sales, Inc.
  • Publication date: 1/15/2013
  • Edition description: Reprint
  • Pages: 160
  • Product dimensions: 10.08 (w) x 7.70 (h) x 0.71 (d)

Meet the Author

Malcolm Day has an academic background in theology and has written and edited books on religion, history, and mind/body/spirit subjects for some 15 years. He is the author of The Book of Miracles, published in North America by Barron's, and Great Events of Bible Times; and he was the principal contributing author of The Atlas of the Bible and the History of Christianity.
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Table of Contents

Introduction 6

Chapter 1 Family and Home

Anne 10

Joseph 11

Blessed Virgin Mary 12

Martha 14

Monica 15

Nicholas of Myra 16

Ambrose 18

Brigid (Bride) 20

Elizabeth of Hungary 21

Antony of Padua 22

Clare of Assisi 23

Thomas Aquinas 24

Jerome Emiliani 26

Gerard Majella 27

Chapter 2 Animals, Plants, and Nature

Antony of Egypt 30

Blaise 32

Patrick 33

Columba 34

Gertrude of Nivelles 35

Cuthbert 36

Giles 37

Francis of Assisi 38

Chapter 3 Society

John the Apostle 42

Valentine 44

Helen of Constantine 45

Basil the Great 46

John Chrysostom 48

Simeon the Stylite 49

Benedict 50

The Venerable Bede 52

Anselm 54

Frances of Rome 55

Thomas More 56

Ignatius Loyola 58

Martin de Porres 60

Vincent de Paul 61

Chapter 4 Mission and Travel

James "the Greater" 64

Paul 66

Thomas the Apostle 68

Mark the Evangelist 69

Christopher 70

Brendan the Navigator 71

Gregory the Great 72

Augustine of Canterbury 74

Columban 75

Boniface 76

Vladimir of Kiev 77

Bernard of Clairvaux 78

Dominic 80

Edmund Campion 81

Francis Xavier 82

Joseph of Cupertino 84

Katherine Drexel 85

Chapter 5

Chapter 5 Disaster and Rescue

Michael the Archangel 88

Mary Magdalene 90

Agatha 92

Januarius 93

George 94

Leo the Great 96

Genevieve 97

Edward the Confessor 98

Bernard of Aosta 99

Malachy of Armagh 100

Ferdinand of Castile 101

Catherine of Siena 102

Joan of Arc 104

Pope Pius X 105

Chapter 6 Suffering

John the Baptist 108

Stephen 109

Peter 110

Jude 112

Ignatius of Antioch 113

Sebastian 114

Catherine of Alexandria 115

Thomas à Beeket 116

Rita of Cascia 118

John of God 119

Teresa of Avila 120

John of the Cross 122

Bernadette of Lourdes 123

Maximilian Kolbe 124

Padre Pio 125

Chapter 7 Professions and Occupations

Matthew 128

Andrew 130

Luke 132

Joseph of Arimathea 134

Cecilia 136

Martin of Tours 137

Jerome 138

Augustine of Hippo 140

David 142

Isidore of Seville 143

Dunstan 144

Isidore the Farm Laborer 145

Albert the Great 146

Francis of Sales 148

Louise de Marillac 150

John-Baptist de La Salle 151

John Bosco 152

Teresa of Lisieux 154

Calendar of Saints 156

Indexes 158

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