A Story of Saint Ignatius Loyola
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Born in Spain in the year 1491, Ignatius was the youngest of twelve children. His parents wanted him to become a priest but at the age of thirteen he went to Madrid to become a Page to Don Juan. At the age of twenty-five he was wounded in battle. While healing from his injury, back home at the Loyola Castle, he read books on the Life of Christ and the lives of the saints. He realized he needed to make changes in his life and worked hard at doing that. As time went on he and his new friends founded the Society of Jesus. He worked day and night resigning himself to God's Will. 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