The Medal from Heaven and Other Saints Stories for Kids

The Medal from Heaven and Other Saints Stories for Kids

by Melaine Ryther
     
 

This collection of six short stories brings to life spectacular episodes in the lives of some of the Church's best-known saints. While some of the stories are based on legends, all contain indisputable truths about the heroism and virtue of these beloved men and women (and four-footed friends as well!).

St. Catherine and the Medal from Heaven * –

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Overview

This collection of six short stories brings to life spectacular episodes in the lives of some of the Church's best-known saints. While some of the stories are based on legends, all contain indisputable truths about the heroism and virtue of these beloved men and women (and four-footed friends as well!).

St. Catherine and the Medal from Heaven * – The Church-approved story of the apparitions of the Blessed Virgin Mary to St. Catherine Laboure.

St. Martin and the Monastery Mice * – How St. Martin de Porres solved the pesky problem of his monastery's midnight munchers.

St. Isidore's Angel * – An inspiring story of an angel's helping hand to a humble and hard-working farmer.

St. Francis and the Wolf – The astonishing legend of how St. Francis made peace between a vicious wolf and the people of Gubbio.

St. Rose and the Pirates – How St. Rose of Lima used the power of the Blessed Sacrament to save her city from bloodthirsty pirates

The Angels of the Alps – A story about one of God's most faithful and self-sacrificing creatures, the Saint Bernard, with fun facts about these amazing dogs.

(* Previously published by My Friend Magazine.)

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940046239645
Publisher:
Blue Diamond Books
Publication date:
05/08/2012
Sold by:
Draft2Digital
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
1,078,852
File size:
1 MB
Age Range:
9 - 12 Years

Meet the Author

Melaine Ryther is a freelance writer who has been writing for kids and adults since the mid 1990s. Her work has appeared in a variety of print and online magazines, including My Friend, Boys' Life, Catholic Parent, Columbia, Country Woman, and many more. She lives in Washington State with her husband and four children.

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