Saint Martin de Porres: the Story of the Little Doctor of Lima, Peru
Here is the wonderful and true story of St. Martin de Porres ... his great charity, the amazing cures and miracles that became common in his remarkable life: his mysterious travels, the story of Fr. Peter and the salad, of Brother James' displeasing haircut, of the missing silver coin, and of the rats and mice at the Dominican Monastery. St. Martin is known for his healings and for his love of animals. Ages 10+
The author, Mary Fabyan Windeatt, lived from 1910-1979 and grew up in Saskatchewan, Canada. She 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.
122 pp., soft cover