Celebrate the 100th anniversary of the apparitions at Fátima, Portugal with this charmingly illustrated true story designed to delight and educate children ages 5 to 8. Answering the Blessed Mother's call to pray the Rosary and make small sacrifices to help bring an end to WWI, Francisco, Jacinta, and Lucia faced persecution and doubt with unwavering faith and confidence. Read how their courage and desire to spread the Rosary helped thousands witness Our Lady's Miracle of the Sun!
Features & Benefits:
- Shows the visits from the Angel of Peace (Angel of Portugal)
- Presents the true story of what happened at Fátima
- Celebrates the 100th anniversary of Fátima
- Charming and engaging illustrations
- Teaches how to pray the Rosary
- Includes special Fátima prayers
- Page for parents that explains the history of First Saturday devotions
About the Author:
Sister Marlyn Evangelina Monge has been a Daughter of Saint Paul since 2005 and currently serves as an editor for books for children and teens at Pauline Books and Media. She has a masters degree in education and is pursuing a masters degree in Hispanic pastoral ministry. Before entering the convent she taught bilingual kindergarten for six years, taught in her parish's religious education program, and volunteered with the youth ministry program. She is the author of Jorge from Argentina (available in both English and Spanish), Growing in Love, and co-author of Las Posadas (all with Pauline Books and Media). Sister Marlyn is a proud tía to her six nieces and nephews.
About the Author:
A wife and mother of eight, Jaymie Stuart Wolfe is an Acquisitions Editor at Our Sunday Visitor. Jaymie's biweekly column has appeared in Boston's archdiocesan newspaper, The Pilot, since 1995. Since her conversion to the Catholic faith in 1983, Jaymie has directed adult faith formation, children's sacramental preparation, and liturgical music ministry. She frequently speaks to groups on living the faith and family life. Jaymie is a graduate of Harvard University and holds a Master of Arts in Ministry degree from St. John's Seminary, Boston.
What Are People Saying about this Title?
"This book does a wonderful job of introducing your children to Our Lady of Fatima and her story."
-Stuart Dunn, Stuart's Study
"Mary and the Little Shepherds of Fatima fills a much-needed gap on the library shelf, and it does so beautifully."
-Christine Cooney, Epiphanies of Beauty
"Beautifully illustrated by Joao Lopes Maria, 'Mary and the Little Shepherds of Fatima' is enthusiastically recommended for family, preschool, elementary school, and community library Religion/Spirituality collections for children."
-Midwest Book Review, Children's Book Watch