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Saint Patrick: Ireland's Beloved Saint
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,940. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Religious
St Patrick, Apostle of Ireland, is one of the best known saints of the Western World. Legends claim he converted the country of Ireland to Christianity and drove all the snakes into the sea. Most of what we know about Patrick comes from his own writings. Patrick wrote about his thoughts, dreams and visions. He wrote about his life. Find out more about Ireland's beloved saint in this 15-minute bio.
Mary MacKillop: Australia's First Saint
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,950. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Religious
Mary MacKillop devoted her life to educating children. With the help of Father Julian Woods, she established her own religious Order, the Sisters of St Joseph of the Sacred Heart. She set up over 100 schools, educated 12,000 children, and received approval from the Pope for her Order. Mary constantly battled against the Church – and was even ex-communicated, before she became a saint. 15-Min. bio
Saint Nicholas: The Man Who Became the Patron Saint of Children
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Series: 15-Minute Books. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,310. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Religious
Have you ever wondered where the legend of Santa Claus or Father Christmas came from? Maybe you’ve heard of Saint Nicholas who is a patron saint and known as the Guardian of Children. He is one of the most popular and celebrated saints throughout the world. Many years ago there really was a man named Nicholas who became a saint. In this story, we see how a rich orphan became a celebrated saint.
Saint George: Dragon Slayer
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Series: 15-Minute Books ยท 15-Minute Biographies. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,780. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical
St George, defender of the helpless and slayer of dragons is a saint honored by many countries and many religions. He is as popular with Muslims and Jews as he is with Christians. How could this happen? We know dragons never existed. How could someone be so well known and honored worldwide for something that could never have happened? Find out about the life of this man who slew a dragon.