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Number of Pages: 32
Vendor: Liguori Publications
Publication Date: 2015
Dimensions: 8.25 X 5.50 (inches)
Series: Saints and Me!
From very early in life, John Baptist de la Salle wanted to be a priest. A few years after he was ordained, Father John was asked to start a school and become a teacher. Although people criticized the idea of free schools, Father John built more, taught teachers to teach and to respect all students, and founded the Christian Brothers. St. John is the patron (April 7) of educators and principals. Frm the Saints and Me! series.
Barbara Yoffie has been in Catholic education for 35 years as both a primary grades classroom teacher and religion education coordinator. Currently, she is the coordinator of religious education at St. Clement of Rome Elementary School, St. Louis, MO. She is a well-known presenter on a variety of topics, including seasons of the Church year, saints, creative activities, and praying with children. Yoffie has a master's degree in religious education administration from Loyola University, New Orleans, a bachelor's degree in art education, and a certificate of religious studies, from Paul VI Institute, St. Louis. She is the author of several pamphlets and booklets on saints and choosing confirmation saints.