No wonder then, that as a little girl, I was drawn to stories of the saints, because so many of them were just like my beloved FAIRY TALES, showing how the IMPOSSIBLE becomes POSSIBLE.
St. George fighting a fearsome dragon.
We often see pictures of saints surrounded by a halo. This came about in the third century Christian church as a way of showing God’s goodness shining through.
In my faith tradition November is the month when we celebrate the feast of All Saints and All Souls – so it is a time to remember and honor ALL those holy men and women (canonized saints or not) who have touched our world with goodness, grace, and […]
Martín de Porres
Read by Kathleen Pelley
Martín de Porres Martín de Porres, the Rose in the Dessert, written by Gary D. Schmidt and illustrated by Caldecott-winning illustrator, David Diaz, paints the portrait of Saint Martin de Porres, who confronted racial and economic prejudice in seventeenth century Peru.