THE SAINTS AND THE CALL TO FRIENDSHIP WITH CHRIST features the stories of 101 different Saints, Blesseds and Venerables from around the world and throughout the history of the Church. Each story focuses in on one particularly story feeling that this saint experienced. Through the story it becomes clear Christ used this feeling to call them into friendship and make them a saint.
THE SAINTS AND THE CALL TO FRIENDSHIP WITH CHRIST grew out of one seed of truth: no matter what you are feeling or experiencing, a saint felt or experienced something similar, and Christ used that very thing to make them a saint.
THE SAINTS AND THE CALL TO FRIENDSHIP also borrows St. Teresa of Avila's definition of Sainthood. A Saint is simply a friend of Christ. Each friendship with Christ is totally unique, but Christ will make us saints through this friendship.
Each saint story is roughly 700 words long.
Along with each story, the book includes a full color original portrait of each saint.
The book is 6"x9", hard-bond. It is 320 pages long and features a helpful index.
THE SAINTS AND THE CALL TO FRIENDSHIP is the perfect way to form your children in the faith because through these stories children will be able to see the Faith lived out.
THE SAINTS AND THE CALL TO FRIENDSHIP is great for children of all ages. It is a perfect read-aloud book for young children, and an engaging read for older kids.
THE SAINTS AND THE CALL TO FRIENDSHIP WITH CHRIST was written by Nancy Bandzuch, edited by Megan Swaim and illustrated by Rey Navarro.