Item description for Saint Pio of Pietrelcina: Rich in Love (Encounter the Saints Series, 13) by Eileen Dunn Bertanzetti, Karen Ritz & Elleen Dunn Bertanzetti...
Overview Padre Pio was a Capuchin priest in Italy who became renowned as a spiritual director and confessor. His many graces from God included the stigmata, heavenly vision, prophecy, bilocation, and levitation. Canonized in 2002, this fascinating saint is a perennial favorite.
Publishers Description Offers intermediate readers a down-to-earth portrayal of the saints. Each distinct story vividly recreates for the intermediate reader the saint's place of origin, family life, and corresponding historical events. Every volume also features a prayer to the saint, as well as a brief glossary. This collection gives children new friends and role models.
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Studio: Pauline Books & Media
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 7" Width: 4.58" Height: 0.34" Weight: 0.26 lbs.
Release Date Jun 1, 2002
Publisher Pauline Books & Media
Series Encounter The Saints
ISBN 0819870676 ISBN13 9780819870674
Availability 27 units. Availability accurate as of May 24, 2017 07:24.
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More About Eileen Dunn Bertanzetti, Karen Ritz & Elleen Dunn Bertanzetti
Bertanzetti, since 1989, through The Institute of Children's Literature, has taught adults how to write for publication.
Eileen Dunn Bertanzetti was born in 1964.
Eileen Dunn Bertanzetti has published or released items in the following series...
Reviews - What do customers think about Saint Pio of Pietrelcina: Rich in Love (Encounter the Saints Series, 13)?
Didn't tell enough Nov 21, 2007
I am 10 years old and I read this book in one day. I don't think it told the whole story of this Saint. Many interesting things were left out. If you really want to learn about Padre Pio I would suggest a different book.
It is an interesting book that IS exciting to read but it leaves out really important things. The one new thing that I did learn was that there was only one year of his life that he wasn't sick. There were a number of times in this book where Padre Pio almost died.
The way Padre Pio prayed all the time when he was a kid inspires me. He is definetely a Saint to read about!
Beautiful book! Jun 30, 2007
The "revisionist" pictures the woman mentions above do not take away from the simple beauty of this faith inspiring account of Saint Pio's life. Don't miss it!
Where are the head coverings? Jan 20, 2006
Anyone who has seen the real life footage of Padre Pio knows that the women and girls who went to his Mass (the Tridentine Mass) all wore head coverings. From first glance you can see some revisionist history in the picture on the cover since every woman is lacking a head covering. Find an adult book with accurate pictures from a time when people still practiced the true faith and dressed modestly and read that to your children. Padre Pio himself would not have allowed a women into confession or Mass with out a head covering, or a skirt (no pants) AT LEAST eight inches below the knees. Would you pass Padre Pio's test?