A Story of Saint Marguerite D'Youville
Footsteps of the Saints Series
Marguerite D'Youville spent her life imitating the charity of Christ. She suffered many hardships in her marriage. After the death of her husband she supported her family and worked hard to pay off her husband's debts. She spent her life caring for the poor, placing those in need above herself. Despite much opposition she founded the religious community of the Grey Nuns. Her example shows others that we must love everyone for all are children of the Eternal Father and as such worthy of love. 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