Perfect for ages 7-12, The Saints Pray for Us focuses on thirty saints and includes an attractive picture of the saint; the dates of their birth, death and feast day; a prayer to the saint. Written in a conversation style with the saint, the prayers describe how that saint lived and asks the saint's help for the needs of the child's everyday life. While encouraging devotion to the saints, the interest of young readers is sparked by presenting the saints as accessible role models with whom they can connect.
Whether it's Mary's great faith, Saint Edith Stein's eagerness for learning, Saint John Vianney's selflessness in service, Saint Katharine Drexel's compassion for all races, John Paul II's courage in difficult times, Saint Faustina Kowalska's certainty of God's mercy or Saint Paul's determination to spread the love of Jesus, these saints hold a timeless relevance.
Learning about the saints and saying the prayers to each saint serve as a guide for following in the footsteps of Jesus. The Saints Pray for Us concludes with a Litany of the Saints. Young pray-ers are left with the comfort of knowing the saints will pray for them.