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.
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 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!
Molly McBride wants to be a nun, just like her friends, the Children of Mary Sisters. That's why she hasn't taken off her purple nun's habit ever since her mom made it for her. But now, everyone is saying she needs to wear a scratchy new dress for her older sister Terry's Big Event. Will Molly and her wolf-pet, Francis, find a way to keep wearing her purple habit? Join Molly and Francis as they learn all about nuns, habits, and being close to Jesus.
Molly McBride is turning six, and her momma is planning a BIG party. Everyone in Molly’s class is supposed to get an invitation. But should a certain class bully be invited, too? Or would it be better if his were "lost"? Join Molly and friends as they learn that doing acts of charity, while always a good thing, isn’t always a party.
Molly McBride is back and she is as stubborn as ever about her purple habit. She will wear nothing else! She’s managed to keep it on for her sister’s Big Day, but now the faith-filled five-year-old has a whole new wardrobe worry: kindergarten! Join the McBride family and the kindergarten class at Holy Trinity School as Molly and her loyal wolf-pet, Francis, discover that what we wear isn’t as important as what God sees inside of us.
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. Agnes is beloved by many for her pure heart. Her name means “lamb” and her purity is symbolized by white wool. Every year, two lambs are honored on the feast of St. Agnes. They are carried in baskets with red and white flowers and placed before the pope for a special blessing. The wool of these lambs will later be used to make special garments for new archbishops. When life gets a little hard, we can find calm and peace thinking of St. Agnes and her special lambs.