Item description for St. Thomas Aquinas: The Story of the Dumb Ox (Saints Lives) by Mary Fabyan Windeatt & Mary J. Dorcy...
Overview Shows how St. Thomas was big, quiet and slow to speak, thus being called the "Dumb Ox" by fellow students. Shows children 10 and up how this "Dumb Ox" became the greatest teacher in the history of the Church.
Publishers Description Shows how St. Thomas was big, quiet and slow to speak, thus being called the \"Dumb Ox\" by fellow students. Shows for children 10 and up how this \"Dumb Ox\" became the greatest teacher in the history of the Church. Impr. 81 pgs 16 Illus, PB
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Studio: T A N Books & Publishers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.3" Width: 5.5" Height: 0.6" Weight: 0.3 lbs.
Release Date Mar 1, 1993
Publisher T A N Books & Publishers
Grade Level Middle School
ISBN 0895554208 ISBN13 9780895554208
Availability 0 units.
More About Mary Fabyan Windeatt & Mary J. Dorcy
Mary Fabyan Windeatt lived from 1910-1979 and grew up in Saskatchewan, Canada. The Mount Saint Vincent College awarded her a Licentiate of Music degree when she was just seventeen, and she began writing Catholic works when she was about twenty-four. Later she sent one of her stories to a Catholic magazine, and after it was accepted, she continued to write. In total she composed at least twenty-one children s books, as well as periodical children s pages written for The Torch, a monthly Dominican magazine. Mary Windeatt is most renowned for her many novels of the saints, which she wrote specifically for children, including lives on the Children of Fatima, Cure of Ars, St. Thomas Aquinas, St. Rose of Lima and many others. After living with her mother in St. Meinrad, Indiana, she died on the twentieth of November, 1979.
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Review from the Publisher Mar 9, 2001
Thomas was slow to speak, a quiet and solemn youth. Yet he went on to become the Patron Saint of Catholic Schools and the greatest teacher ever in the history of the Catholic Church. For children ages 10 and up. 8 illustrations.
Great Apr 2, 2000
Saint thomas Aquinas was not really dumb he was smart! But was following the virtue of humility.