A Story Of Saint Lawrence
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Footsteps of the Saints Series
Lawrence was 1 of 7 deacons of the Church in Rome and was martyred in the year 258. He was a student of Pope Sixtus II and when the Emperor Valerian started persecuting Christians the Pope was one of the first to be seized. Lawrence wanted to go with the Holy Father, but instead stayed back to distribute the treasures of the Church to the poor before he himself was taken away to be martyred.This story can encourage us to be obedient even in the midst of persecution. 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