The Life of Saint Brigid: Abbess of Kildare

Overview

Brigid was a young and lively girl, often scolded for giving away more than she should to the beggars at her doorstep. From butter, to meat, to her father's sword, she gave when she was asked, her heart breaking for those in need. Eventually, Brigid grew to be abbess of a community of thousands, her love and care earning her a place as one of the two most beloved saints of Irish history and one of the great female saints of all Christendom.The lyrical text and Celtic-inspired illustrations make The Life of Saint ...

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Overview

Brigid was a young and lively girl, often scolded for giving away more than she should to the beggars at her doorstep. From butter, to meat, to her father's sword, she gave when she was asked, her heart breaking for those in need. Eventually, Brigid grew to be abbess of a community of thousands, her love and care earning her a place as one of the two most beloved saints of Irish history and one of the great female saints of all Christendom.The lyrical text and Celtic-inspired illustrations make The Life of Saint Brigid an inspiring story of love and generosity for children of any age, particularly for those who admire the faith and culture of Ancient Ireland.Other Christian Orthodox childrens books:Abbott and I: 9781888212259 Alyosha's Apple: 9781888212082 Baby Moses: 9781888212976 Jonah's Journey to the Deep: 9781888212594The Life of St. Patrick: 9781888212761The Monk Who Grew Prayer: 9781888212662 Moses' Flight From Egypt: 9781888212983

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780982277003
  • Publisher: Conciliar Press
  • Publication date: 7/7/2009
  • Pages: 32
  • Age range: 9 - 12 Years
  • Product dimensions: 7.70 (w) x 9.80 (h) x 0.20 (d)

Meet the Author

Jane G Meyer, author and editor, lives in Santa Barbara, California. She's an admirer of the Gaelic language and Irish culture. After studying the life of Saint Brigid and visiting the land Brigid helped change, she wanted to share her love of the saint with children. She hopes others will be inspired to love and give as Saint Brigid did.

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