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Number of Pages: 32
Vendor: Liguori Publications
Publication Date: 2013
Dimensions: 8.00 X 5.30 X 0.60 (inches)
Series: Saints and Me!
Rose Philippine Duchesne: A Dreamer and a Missionary tells the story of Rose Philippine Duchesne, who was born in France and did mission work in both St. Charles, MO, and Kansas.
The biographies in this new series help the young reader develop an understanding of our real-life heroes, the saints and introduce children ages 4-9 to the concept that saints are people who live all around us, and who can inspire us to become more like Christ. Rose Philippine Duchesne is one of 6 saints in the Saints of North America set, part of 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.
Katherine Alpha Borgatti is an artist and illustrator native to Louisiana. She is a convert to the Catholic faith and has a passion for Catholic art. Her works include portraits of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Jesus and various Saints. Katherine resides in Mandeville, Louisiana with her husband Mike and their three children, Matthew, Annamarie and John.