St. Hyacinth of Poland: The Story of the Apostle of the North (Saints Lives) (Paperback)

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How does a saint handle oncoming bloodthirsty barbarians? Saint Hyacinth's first thought was to meet them head on and baptize them. This enthralling tale of St. Hyacinth expresses well his many adventures -- and miracles. Following St. Dominic, he was one of the very first to receive at his into the newly established Order of Friars Preachers. With a band of missionaries, he was sent to Poland to preach and is known as the holy Dominican who planted the Faith in Poland, Lithuania and Russia.

Mary Fabyan Windeatt was known as "the storyteller of the saints." In the 1950's and 60's she wrote over twenty historical fiction novels on the saints, bringing to life these holy men and women for young readers across the world. By artistically rendering familiar stories, the Windeatt books help readers see that the saints are real people whom we can emulate.

Ideal for all children, especially those enrolled in TAN Academy in the fourth through sixth grades for easy reading literature.

About the Author

Mary Fabyan Windeatt lived from 1910-1979 and grew up in Saskatchewan, Canada. The Mount Saint Vincent College awarded her a Licentiate of Music degree when she was just seventeen, and she began writing Catholic works when she was about twenty-four. Later she sent one of her stories to a Catholic magazine, and after it was accepted, she continued to write. In total she composed at least twenty-one children s books, as well as periodical children s pages written for The Torch, a monthly Dominican magazine. Mary Windeatt is most renowned for her many novels of the saints, which she wrote specifically for children, including lives on the Children of Fatima, Cure of Ars, St. Thomas Aquinas, St. Rose of Lima and many others. After living with her mother in St. Meinrad, Indiana, she died on the twentieth of November, 1979.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780895554222
ISBN-10: 0895554224
Publisher: Tan Books
Publication Date: January 1st, 2009
Pages: 208
Language: English
Series: Saints Lives