The Life of Saint Benedict (Hardcover)
Ignatius Press, 9781586179854, 48pp.
Publication Date: October 15, 2014
Children and parents alike will be delighted by these stories and illustrations about the famous Saint Benedict. Based on his biography by Pope Saint Gregory the Great, and told by a Benedictine monk living today in Italy at the birthplace of Benedict, these stories and pictures are rich with interesting details.
The holiness of Benedict, his wisdom, his great impact on the world, and his miracles will intrigue and inspire everyone in the family. Also included are stories involving his twin sister, Saint Scholastica.
About the Author
Brother John McKenzie, O.S.B., was born and raised in Detroit, MI. In 2005 he entered the Benedictine Monastery in Nursia, Italy, the birth place of St. Benedict. He made his solemn profession in 2009 and is currently studying theology in Rome.