Mother Teresa Of Kolkata Saint Among Poor

Chardez & Maasburg
$12.95
Item Code
172340
EAN/UPC
9780819849588
Publisher
PBMJP
US List Price 12.95
 
 
The story of a newly canonized saint, Mother Teresa
 
This full-color graphic novel of Mother Teresa's life and ministry includes entertaining and inspiring stories from a priest who traveled with her for seven years. It begins with her early life learning true works of mercy from her parents and her first call to religious life. After her heartfelt yes to Jesus as a Sister of Loreto, she serves in India as a Catholic educator. This eventually leads her to start her own congregation to work with the poorest of the poor on the streets of Kolkata. Mother Teresa was able to do all of this because she lived a life of constant devotion to prayer and to serving Christ. As her fame grew, Mother Teresa traveled extensively, spreading devotion to the Miraculous Medal and speaking with world leaders on the dignity of human life. The religious congregation that she founded, the Sisters of Charity, has a worldwide presence and has continued her ministry to the poorest of the poor. Her friendship with Pope John Paul II, her sense of humor and her quick wit will engage children ages 8-10 and show how a life lived in faith can influence others.

For children ages 8-10

 

"Written for readers 8 and up, this compelling biography uses a modern format to tell Saint Teresa's story in a fresh way."
-Barb Szysziewicz, OFS, CatholicMom.com Book Notes

"Sometimes humorous, the colorful graphic novel gives a very personal side to the newly canonized saint."
-Regina Lordan, The Monitor Newspaper of Trenton, NJ Catholic Diocese

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