A Story Of Saint Benedict
Footsteps of the Saints Series
Benedict was born around the year 480 in Italy. He began his education at home and later attended a public school in Rome. he was shcoked by the immoral behavior of his fellow students and decided to get away and gointo the mountains. There he met a monk who taught him how to lead a life of prayer and penance. As time passed others joined Benedict and they learned to live a certain way which later became known as the Rule of St Benedict. Reading this story can encourage us to follow in the footsteps of St Benedict who helped others grow in virtue through a life of work and prayer. 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 1900s