The Great Saint Augustine
Augustine was born in Africa in the year 354. As a young man, he began living a sinful life, but his mother, Monica, prayed that her son might become a Christian. After many years of persistent prayer, her son finally converted. Later, Augustine was ordained a priest, and in the year 395 he was consecrated to serve as the bishop of Hippo. Augustine wrote hundreds of books and letters defending the Catholic Faith. His writings remain influential to this day and have brought many people to Christ.
Author Brother Evan Schmid, C.S.C.
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In the Footsteps of the Saints Level 2
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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