Product DescriptionThe book, Saints Lives and Illuminations, not only tells the stories of over 70 saints but each story is accompanied by a beautiful illustration of the saint being written about. A short biography is given about each saint with the additional information as to what country or aspect of life they are patron or patroness of and the date of their feast day. Saints Lives and Illuminations would be a great reference book for religious educations teachers to have not only for use when young people choose their Confirmation name but as a source of information for any child who would like to know if they are named after a particular saint. Saints in the book include some of the well known saints like St. Stephen and St. Joan of Arc but also include lesser known saints like St. Kevin and St. Paula. A helpful glossary is found in the back of Saints Lives and Illuminations that has definitions of some of the terms used in describing the saints like "ecstatic, mystic or rule" and there is also a convenient index directing the reader to any particular saint found in the book. Saints Lives and Illuminations is not only is filled with information about the saints but the beautiful illustrations add further enjoyment to reading about these fascinating people.
Saints Lives and Illuminations Ruth Sanderson Hardcover 159PGS