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The Ox Was An Angel - A Story Of Saint Thomas Aquinas

By: Brother Edward Overstreet C.S.C.

Price: $10.95

Publisher: Mary's Books: 2012

Seller ID: MBOXANGEL


On Decemeber 6th, 1273, the great philosopher and theologian, Thomas Aquinas, was humbly kneeling in front of the Blessed Sacrament. A witness reported that he saw Thomas rising up in the air in front of the large crucifix. He then heard the crucifix speak, "Thou hast written well of Me, Thomas. What reward do you ask?" Then Thomas replied, "Only Thyself, Lord." Reading this story can encourage us to follow in the footsteps of Saint Thomas Aquinas, who had a burning love... View more info

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Ink In His Blood- A Story of Monsignor Ronald Knox

By: Brother Edward Overstreet, C.S.C.

Price: $10.95

Publisher: Mary's Books: 2012

Seller ID: MBINKBLOOD


Ronald Knox was born in England in 1888, and he grew up in the Church of England. After much study and prayer, Ronald decided to join the Roman Catholic Church in 1917. Ronald was ordained a priest in 1919. Father Knox was a brilliant writer who published many works, but he saw a great need in the English-speaking Church: the need for a new translation of the Bible. Have Imprimatur and Nihil Obstat. View more info

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Dante And His Journey

By: Brother Evan Schmid, C.S.C.

Price: $10.95

Publisher: Mary's Books: 2012

Seller ID: MBDANTE


Dante Alighieri was born in Florence, Italy in 1261. As a brilliant and well-respected Florentine, he entered politics. In 1301, after a political upheaval in Florence, Dante was unjustly banished from the city of his birth. Exhiled for the rest of his life, Dante turned his poetic genius to writing a masterpiece of Italian poetry, The Divine Comedy. Reading this story can encourage us to follow the footsteps of Dante who responded to physical adversity by focusing his e... View more info

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Dawn Brings Glory - A Story Of Blessed Miguel Pro, S.J.

By: Brother Roberto, C.S.C.

Price: $10.95

Publisher: Mary's Books: 2012

Seller ID: MBDBG


Miguel Pro was born on January 15, 1891. He was a michievous boy who liked to have fun and make people laugh. In 1911, after a three-day retreat given by the Jesuits, Miguel became a novice in the Society of Jesus. Around this time, a political revolution in Mexico brought about a government that began to persecute and kill Catholics. Miguel had to flee Mexico to finish his studies...... Reading this story can encourage us to follow in the footsteps of Bl. Miguel Pro, wh... View more info

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Don't Turn Back! - A Story Of Saint Ignatius Loyola

By: Brother Roverto, C.S.C.

Price: $10.95

Publisher: Mary's Books: 2012

Seller ID: MBDTB


Ignatius was born in Spain in the year 1491. He became a Spanish soldier, and he lived a sinful life until he was thirty years old. After he was wounded in battle, Ignatius asked for some books to read during his long recovery. Instead of novels about romance or adventure, his brother brought him a book entitled "Lives of the Saints." Reading this story can encourage us to follow in the footsteps of Saint Ignatius of Loyola, who was drawn closewr to God by reading storie... View more info