A Story of Saint John Bosco

A Story of Saint John Bosco

Mary's Books

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John Bosco was born in Italy in 1815. As a young boy he learned to juggle and do magic tricks. the children enjoyed watching him perform. As he entertained them he would have the children say the Rosary if they wanted to see more of his performance. After becoming a priest he opened a school for boys and started a religious order known as the Salesians to continue this important work. Reading this story can encourage us to follow in the footsteps of St John Bosco who devoted his life to teaching others about God. 

Author Brother Ernest, C.S.C.

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In the Footsteps of the Saints Level 1

In the Footsteps of the Saints is a series of leveled readers originally published by the Brothers of the Holy Cross and brought back to print by Mary's Books Publishing. These stories bring to life the stories of many saints and models of the faith. It is so important for children (and all of us) to learn about lives rooted in virtue. These beautifully written books touch the hearts of those young and old. In addition to independent reading these stories make for wonderful bedtime or family reading.


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