Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati used to tell his friends how much he loved to feel “that pure joy which can only be felt in the mountains.” He loved that there was a place he could go for peace and time with God. In I’m Joyful in the Mountains, young readers will meet this amazing young man and feel encouraged to connect with God through experiences that bring joy!
Camels and kangaroos, monkeys and alligators are among the charming chunky animal pieces to sort into this wooden ark. The two-story ark features flip-open doors, twenty-six animal blocks, plus Noah and his wife!
St. Therese of Lisieux once said, “The splendor of the rose and the whiteness of the lily do not rob the little violet of its scent nor the daisy of its simple charm.” What a perfect message for children from a saint nicknamed “The Little Flower.” In I Am Little, Too, young readers will meet Saint Therese of Lisieux and learn just how special it is to be yourself.
Blessed Justo Takayama Ukon was a Japanese nobleman and samurai warrior. He listened closely to the concerns of those he led and to the wishes of those he followed. He especially listened to Jesus. In Jesus Answers Every Prayer, young readers meet Blessed Justo Takayama Ukon and learn the most important part of prayer: listening.
When following her heart meant leaving home to live among fellow Christians, Saint Kateri Tekakwitha needed to trust. The journey was long and full of obstacles. But the voice in her heart was the voice of God, and He never lets us down. In You Do Not Need to Worry, young readers meet Saint Kateri Tekakwitha in a lesson inspired by the Gospel (Matthew 6).
You must love the Lord Your God with all your heart, all your soul, all your strength, and all your mind… and love your neighbor as yourself. Luke 10:27. In Love God, Love me, Love You, young readers meet Saint Martin de Porres, a very special saint who lived to serve others. He leaves them with a simple gift to remember the “greatest commandment” found in Luke’s gospel.
In this special book from the creators of Tiny Saints® young readers get the chance to experience the saints in a new and vibrant way. Featured are: Saint Michael the Archangel, Saint Peter, Saint Mary Magdalene, Saint Juan Diego, Saint John the Baptist, Saint Moses the Black, Saint Therese of Lisieux, Saint Florian, Saint George, Saint Joan of Arc, Saint Joseph, Saint Gianna, Saint Kateri Tekakwitha, Saint Francis of Assisi, Saint John Paul II, Saint Teresa of Calcutta, Saint John Bosco, and Saint Maria Goretti.
St. Francis lived simply and loved being with God’s creation. He spent much of his time outdoors praying among the trees, animals and sunshine. One day, St. Francis asked his friends if he should continue his work as a preacher or spend more time alone in silent prayer. They told him, “You must continue to preach!” Francis was so excited by their answer that he immediately started preaching... to the nearby birds! To each bird he said, “In every beat of your wing and every note of your song, praise Him!”