Saints Around the World

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  • The lives of the Saints are one of the most powerful ways God draws people to himself, showing us Him love and the joy
  • Meet over 100 Saints from more than 60 countries, including Saints with different disabilities, strengths, and struggles
  • Beautiful illustrations and captivating storytelling
  • Introduce you and your children to new heavenly friends while also helping you fall more in love with Jesus

The lives of the Saints are one of the most powerful ways God draws people to himself, showing us the love and the joy we can find in him. But so often, these Saints seem distant—impossibly holy or dull or unlike us in race and age and state in life. In Saints Around the World, you’ll meet over one-hundred Saints from more than sixty countries, including Saints with different disabilities, strengths, and struggles. The beautiful illustrations and captivating storytelling will introduce you and your children to new heavenly friends while also helping you fall more in love with Jesus.

Each story in this book is written not only to capture the imagination but also to speak about God’s tremendous love and our call to be saints. There are stories in Saints Around the World for when you feel like life isn’t fair, when people are being unkind to you, when you’ve made a terrible mistake, when you’re struggling at school, when prayer is hard. And there are stories of shouting down Nazis, of fleeing a murderous villain, of making scientific discoveries, of smoking a cigar while enemy soldiers amputate your leg.

There are scared Saints, brilliant Saints, weak Saints, adventurous Saints, abused Saints, overjoyed Saints, disabled Saints—and the point of every one of them is the love of God. Whether you’re checking the map to find Saints who look like you or perusing the extensive indices to find Saints with your skills or struggles, you’ll find countless stories in this book that remind you how very possible holiness is.

Meg Hunter-Kilmer is a speaker, a writer, and a missionary who has lived out of her car since 2012. Meg loves telling stories, learning about Saints, reading the Bible, and watching the Olympics. She is a proud godmother of ten and aunt of an ever-increasing crew of incredible nieces and nephews.

Lindsey Sanders is the creator of AlmondRod Toys, an online shop that sells Catholic toys designed by Lindsey herself. She has seven kids who she homeschools in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The best decision she ever made was becoming Catholic, and the second best was marrying a brilliant theologian who always cooks for her.

Saints and Blesseds in Saints Around the World include:

  • St. Adelaide of Burgundy
  • St. Agatha Kim A-gi
  • St. Albert Chmielowski
  • St. Alphonsa Muttathupadathu
  • Bl. Ana of the Angels Monteagudo
  • St. André Bessette
  • Sts. Augustine Phan Vi?t Huy, Dominic ?inh ??t, and Nicholas Bùi ??c Th?
  • St. Augustine Yu Chin-gil & St. Peter Yu Tae-chol
  • St. Barnabas
  • Bl. Benedetta Bianchi Porro
  • Bl. Benedict Daswa
  • Bl. Carlo Acutis
  • Bl. Carlos Manuel Rodríguez Santiago
  • St. Casilda of Toledo
  • Bl. Cecilia Butsi Wongwai
  • Bl. Ceferino Giménez Malla
  • Bl. Ceferino Namuncurá
  • Bl. Columba Kang Wan-suk
  • St. Columba of Iona
  • Bl. Concepción Cabrera de Armida
  • Bl. Cyprian Michael Iwene Tansi
  • St. Damien of Molokai
  • Bl. Daudi Okelo and Jildo Irwa
  • Bl. Denis of the Nativity
  • Bl. Dina Bélanger
  • St. Dulce Pontes
  • St. Elizabeth Hesselblad
  • Bl. Emilian Kovch
  • St. Ephrem the Syrian
  • St. Eulalia of Mérida
  • St. Faustina Kowalska
  • Bl. Francisca de Paula de Jesus
  • St. Germaine Cousin
  • Bl. Ghébr?-Michael
  • Bl. Hermann of Reichenau
  • St. Hildegard of Bingen
  • St. Jacinta Marto
  • St. James Intercisus
  • St. Jerome
  • St. Joan of Arc
  • St. John Colobus
  • St. John Henry Newman
  • Bl. John Sullivan
  • St. Joseph Vaz
  • St. Josephine Bakhita
  • St. Juan Diego Cuauhtlatoatzin
  • St. Kaleb the Ethiopian
  • St. Kateri Tekakwitha
  • St. Katharine Drexel
  • St. Kuriakose Elias Chavara
  • Bl. Ladislaus Bukowinski
  • St. Laura Montoya
  • Bl. Laurentia Herasymiv
  • Bl. Leonid Feodorov
  • St. Leopold Mandi?
  • St. Lorenzo Ruiz
  • St. Macrina the Younger
  • St. Margaret of Castello
  • Bl. Margaret Pole
  • Bl. María Antonia de Paz y Figueroa
  • Bl. María Romero Meneses
  • Bl. Maria Therese von Wüllenweber
  • St. Mariam Baouardy
  • Bl. Marie-Clémentine Anuarite Nengapeta
  • St. Martha Wang Luo Mande
  • St. Martin de Porres
  • St. Mary MacKillop
  • St. Monica
  • St. Moses the Strong
  • Bl. Nicholas Bunkerd Kitbamrung
  • Bl. Nicolas Steno
  • St. Nina of Georgia
  • St. Olga of Kiev
  • St. Oscar Romero
  • Bl. Paul Thoj Xyooj
  • St. Pedro de San José Betancur
  • Sts. Perpetua and Felicity
  • Bl. Peter Donders
  • Bl. Peter Kasui Kibe
  • Bl. Peter To Rot
  • St. Peter Wu Guosheng
  • Bl. Pier Giorgio Frassati
  • St. Pulcheria
  • St. Rafael Guízar y Valencia
  • St. Rafqa Pietra Choboq Ar-Rayès
  • Bl. Rani Maria Vattalil
  • St. Raphael Kalinowski
  • St. Roque Gonzalez
  • St. Rosalia of Palermo
  • Bl. Sara Salkaházi
  • St. Serapion the Sindonite
  • Bl. Stanley Rother
  • Bl. Takayama Ukon
  • St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross (Edith Stein)
  • St. Teresa of Calcutta
  • St. Teresa of the Andes
  • St. Thorlak Thorhallsson
  • Bl. Vasyl Velychkovsky
  • Bl. Victoire Rasoamanarivo
  • Virgin Mary

Dimensions & Specifications

  • Author: Meg Hunter-Kilmer
  • Illustrator: Lindsey Sanders
  • 10" (H) x 8" (W)
  • Pages: 224
  • Format: Hardcover
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Saints Around the World