St. Hyacinth of Poland: The Story of the Apostle of the North

St. Hyacinth of Poland: The Story of the Apostle of the North

by Mary Fabyan Windeatt

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St. Hyacinth of Poland: The Story of the Apostle of the North by Mary Fabyan Windeatt

The story for children 10 and up of St. Hyacinth, the Dominican who planted the Faith in Poland, Lithuania and Russia and worked many miracles. He went to Rome, where he met St. Dominic, and was one of the first to receive at his hands the habit of the newly established Order of Friars Preachers. After his novitiate he made his religious profession, and was made superior of the little band of missionaries sent to Poland to preach. Impr. 189 pgs 16 Illus,

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ISBN-13: 9781618902917
Publisher: TAN Books
Publication date: 01/01/2009
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 208
File size: 3 MB
Age Range: 7 - 14 Years

About the Author

Mary Fabyan Windeatt lived from 1910-1979 and grew up in Saskatchewan, Canada. The Mount Saint Vincent College awarded her a Licentiate of Music degree when she was just seventeen, and she began writing Catholic works when she was about twenty-four. Later she sent one of her stories to a Catholic magazine, and after it was accepted, she continued to write. In total she composed at least twenty-one children???s books, as well as periodical children???s pages written for The Torch, a monthly Dominican magazine. Mary Windeatt is most renowned for her many novels of the saints, which she wrote specifically for children, including lives on the Children of Fatima, Cure of Ars, St. Thomas Aquinas, St. Rose of Lima and many others. After living with her mother in St. Meinrad, Indiana, she died on the twentieth of November, 1979.

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