A Story Of Saint Angela Merici
Footsteps of the Saints Series
Angela Merici was born around 1474 in Italy. When she was a teenager her parents and sister died. Despite her great sorrow, Angela decided to trust in God. Through a vision she discerned that God was calling her to do with her life. She founded the Ursulines, a religious teaching Order devoted to educating girls. Reading this story can encourage us to follow in the footsteps of St Angela, who trusted God and did something that no one had ever done before-founded the first religious teaching Order for girls.Has Nihil Obstat and Imprimatur
Level 1 books in the Footsteps of the Saints series are about 32 pages each and are written at about a second grade reading level. The print size is large to make it easier to read for young readers, and there are many wonderful illustrations to give a visual for your younger children who are listening. Individual
Author: Brother Ernest C.S.C.
Reprint from early 1900's