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Fearless tells the fascinating stories of the saints of America. You will meet missionary and martyr Isaac Jogues, convert and educator Elizabeth Ann Seton, and the bishops, heiresses, nuns, and natives who gave their lives to build our Church and our country. Their stories will inspire you to fearlessly live your own faith.
Number of Pages: 192
Vendor: Franciscan Media
Publication Date: 2014
|Dimensions: 8.50 X 5.50 (inches)|
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What makes the stories of the thirteen men and women in Fearless so compelling is that a distinctly American way of holiness begins to emerge from their lives and their work. These were people who walked the streets of New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore, New Orleans, and Denver. They traveled along California’s coast and into the Southwest, penetrated the heartland of Indiana and Missouri, and reached out into the territorial islands of the United States.
Captivating illustrations for each saint highlight the depth of their souls, and give readers an idea of the strong characteristics exemplified by these men and women.
Fearless will bring the reader through the history of the Catholic Church in America in an intimate and personal way, with the stories of the saints and blessed who helped Christianity become part of this country’s fabric. These men and women did not set out to be saints, only to live out the Gospel as they best knew how. They followed their hearts and God’s will to build a better place for the people of the New World.
Paul Boudreau is a priest of the Diocese of Norwich, Connecticut and is currently assisting at St. Mary’s Church in Portland, Connecticut. He is the author of Between Sundays: Daily Gospel Reflections and Prayers and has written many articles on various aspects of parish and pastoral ministry.