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Saints Alive! The Faith Proclaimed

by Marie Paul Curley, FSP

    The saints take center stage, showing us how to live a Christian life through the beatitudes and sacraments.

    Combining the art of dramatic storytelling with biography, Church history, and Catholic teaching and belief, this collection of stories features saints from different eras, continents, and walks of life. Each brief story highlights a particular aspect of or challenge in the saint's life and connects it to a part of theCatechism of the Catholic Church.

    Showing how real people lived the eight beatitudes and seven sacraments, their stories reveal the richness of the Christian life and offer inspirational models of the faith. This book's companion volume, Saints Alive! The Gospel Witnessed takes a similar approach, showing us how to live a Christian life through the example of holy-yet relatable-men and women who have lived the Gospel. Teachers and students of the faith and individuals who are simply looking for captivating stories to read will find that presenting components of the Catholic faith through the lives of the saints is both educational and enjoyable.

    Along with their biographical portraits, each included saint features a prayer, a fact box, notes, lesser-known facts, and a quote from their writings. A "Reader's Guide" contains personal reflection and group discussion questions and directs you to relevant parts of the Bible and the Catechism. This unique feature makes this volume ideal for RCIA teachers and participants, adult faith formation groups, parish book clubs, and independent study.

    This volume contains stories of: 

    • Saint Francis of Assisi 
    • Saint Juan Diego 
    • Saint Germain 
    • Saint Monica 
    • Saint Bernadette 
    • Saint Gregory the Great 
    • Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati 
    • Venerable Teresita Quevedo 
    • Saint Frances Cabrini 
    • Saint Martin de Porres 
    • Saint Kateri Tekakwitha 
    • Blessed Anuarite 
    • Saint Elizabeth of Hungary 
    • Saint Catherine of Siena 
    • Saint Isidore Bakanga 
    • Saint Mary MacKillop 
    • Saint Paul 
    • Saint Cecilia 
    • Saint Helen 
    • Saint Lorenzo Ruiz 
    • Saint Thomas Aquinas 
    • Saint Elizabeth Seton 
    • Saint Rita of Cascia 
    • Saint Augustine 
    • Blessed Peter ToRot 
    • Blesseds Zelie and Louis Martin 
    • Saint Noel Chabanel 
    • Saint Thomas Becket 
    • Saint Alphonsa 
    • Saint Damien de Veuster

    Features & Benefits: 

    • Authored by experienced screenwriters who employ a unique storytelling format
    • Paired with companion volume, Saints Alive! The Gospel Witnessed 
    • Highlights the connection between Christian belief and practice 
    • Presents content in a distinctive framework extending beyond biography
    • Features a diversified selection of saints and blesseds in a historical and global context
    • Incorporates adult catechesis and faith formation
    • Facilitates personal reflection and group discussion
    • Suited for teachers, book clubs, faith groups, and individual readers


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