A Story Of Saint Gemma
Footsteps of the Saints Series
St Gemma Galgani was born in 1878 in a small town near Lucca,Italy. As a young lady, she had a great desire to become a nun and enter the cloister, but God had other plans for her. On June 8, 1899, Jesus and Mary appeared to her in a vision and she received the stigmata on her hands and feet. Reading this story can encourage us to follow in the footsteps of Saint Gemma, whose great love for Jesus allowed her to receive many special graces fromt he Lord when she accepted His Will for her life.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