In #3: The Whisper in the Ruins by Lisa M. Hendey, twins Patrick and Katie are shocked when they learn that someone has vandalized and broken the St. Francis of Assisi stained glass window at the church. They are sure that they know who did it, but before they accuse anyone, Patrick finds himself whisked back in time to 1205 Italy, where he meets the real Francis of Assisi. Francis is a young man, not yet a priest, and is looking to leave behind his family's wealth in order to answer God's call in his life. Will Patrick be able to help Francis, and get back to St. Anne's in time to solve the mystery of who broke the window?
Somebody is angry, and theyre taking it out on St. Annes.
Patrick and his twin sister Katie are shocked when they learn that someone threw a brick through the St. Francis of Assisi stained glass window at St. Annes. What would make someone angry enough to damage the beautiful old window? And how will the church ever be able to repair it? The twins want to investigate, but before Patrick can learn anything, hes swept into another adventurein the year 1205!
Patricks second Chime Travel journey takes him back to Assisi, where he meets a brave young man who wants to leave his familys wealth behind so he can answer Gods call in his life. Young Francis invites Patrick to help him repair an old church, but Franciss father is furious with his sons decision and will do almost anything to stop him. Can Francis and Patrick follow Gods command to rebuild the church? And will Patricks time in Assisi help him solve the mystery of the broken window at St. Annes?
Book 3 in the Chime Travelers series, exciting new chapter books ideal for children in grades 2-4.
Lisa M. Hendey is the founder and editor of CatholicMom.com and the bestselling author of The Grace of Yes: Eight Virtues for Generous Living and The Handbook for Catholic Moms. A frequent radio and television contributor and producer, Lisa has appeared on EWTN, CatholicTV, Relevant Radio, Immaculate Heart Radio, KNXT TV, and other Catholic media platforms. She travels internationally, giving workshops on faith, family, and Catholic new media topics.