For every half-dozen heroes antiquity could muster, Christendom produced thousands; and often from the strangest holes and corners. Instead of drying up the spirit of adventure, the Fire of Pentecost kindled it anew and made it burn with an unquenchable flame. The Master’s parting instructions to His followers resulted in a host of enterprises quite as daring as any to be found in Homer.
Some of these are brought vividly to life in these stories about courageous Christians from the earliest days of Christianity to modern times. Although written primarily for youthful readers, they are sure to interest all those to whom the achievements of their fellow Christians are a matter of pride and encouragement.
Here you’ll read about, among others:
The stirring adventures of these brave Christian souls remind us that God has in hand for each of us a unique mission, worthy of all our imagination and of all our daring.
Good for 13 year olds and up. Stories of Catholics in history presented in a very real way! Little details add to the interesting aspect of the stories and sends "boring" right out the window!
Book of Angels, A
Book of Books, The
Book of Life, The
Young People’s Book of Saints
Twenty Tales of Irish Saints
St Patrick’s Summer
First Christians, The
Crossbows and Crucifixes