Saints for All Seasons (Paperback)

By John J. Delaney (Editor)

Galilee Book, 9780385129091, 216pp.

Publication Date: December 19, 1978

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Description

20 Distinguished Authors Portray Their Favorite Saints

The purpose of this book is to call to your attention twenty men and women whose lives can provide inspiration and example for those trying to follow Christ today as best they can. They are real, flesh-and-blood people, human beings with the same weaknesses we all possess as human beings but with an inner strength and purposefulness that can serve as examples to us today in the daily struggle that is life today.

These saints for all seasons (with the names of the contributors) are:

Mary - Mary Carson
Jude - Donald J. Thorman
Peter - Barrett McGurn
Paul - E. E. Y. Hales
Augustine - Anne Fremantle
Patrick - Gary MacEoin
Thomas Becket - Joel Wells
Francis of Assisi - John S. Kennedy
Dominic - Tere Rios Versace
Joan of Arc - Candida Lund
Thomas More - Dan Herr
Teresa of Avila - Mary Purcell
John of the Cross - Thomas P. McDonnell
Ignatius Loyola - John B. Breslin
Francis de Sales - John Deedy
Vincent de Paul - Julie Kernan
Anne-Marie Javouhey - Glenn Kittler
Anthony Claret - Robert E. Burns
Therese of Lisieux - Naomi Burton Stone
The Unknown Saint - Fulton Oursler, Jr.


About the Author

John J. Delaney, the former director of Doubleday Religious Publishing and founder of Image Books, was an active figure in the world of religious publishing for more than 40 years. He also authored A Woman Clothed with the Sun and translated The Practice of the Presence of God.
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