The Patron Saints Handbook

The Patron Saints Handbook

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by Mitch Finley
     
 

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Who was St. Genesius, and why is he the patron saint of actors? Why is St. Thérèse of Lisieux, who was a cloistered nun, the patron saint of missionaries? Is there a patron saint for automobile mechanics? How about for athletes?
Bestselling Catholic writer Mitch Finley answers these questions and more in this delightful book of one hundred saints

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Who was St. Genesius, and why is he the patron saint of actors? Why is St. Thérèse of Lisieux, who was a cloistered nun, the patron saint of missionaries? Is there a patron saint for automobile mechanics? How about for athletes?
Bestselling Catholic writer Mitch Finley answers these questions and more in this delightful book of one hundred saints and the occupations, groups, or causes they are associated with. These are listed alphabetically and cross indexed with a list of the saints featured in the book, making it easy to find either the saint or the cause. In each short selection, Finley describes the life of the saint and why he or she has been selected as a patron.
Finley’s popular style makes this book fun to read.
A great resource to keep on your shelf for years to come.
A thoughtful gift for Confirmation or other occasions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781593254032
Publisher:
The Word Among Us Press
Publication date:
09/01/2010
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
212
File size:
3 MB

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Meet the Author

Mitch Finley is an award-winning Catholic writer and speaker who has authored more than thirty books, including the popular The Rosary Handbook, published by The Word Among Us Press. He is currently a staff writer for the Catholic diocesan newspaper of Spokane, Washington. Mitch resides in Spokane with his wife, Kathy, who is an author and marriage counselor. They have three adult sons. Their Web site can be found at mitchandkathyfinley.com

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