A Story of Venerable Catherine McAuley
Catherine was surrounded by many Protestants who tried to dissuade her from attending Mass. But Catherine stayed true to her Catholic faith and converted others by her prayers and kindness. In 1822, after receiving a large inheritance she used the money to build an orphanage and in 1831 she became the head of a new religious Order called the Sisters Of Mercy. reading this story can encourage us to follow in the footsteps of Ven. Catherine McAuley who remained steadfast in her faith and dedicated her life and wealth to help care for those in need.
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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