This book profiles forty famous Catholics of diverse talents and vocations who lived and breathed their faith while having an enormous impact on the world of their time. In turn they have contributed significantly to the shape of our world today. Their Christian faith and the spiritually nurturing environment provided by the Catholic Church underpinned and made possible their great achievements.
This work highlights the faith, love, prayer, devotional practices and hope for eternal life that inspired these innovators in areas as diverse as physics, biology, astronomy, art, music, navigation, world politics and theology. As you read their stories, expect to be moved by the genius, the sacrifices, the drama and, most especially, the religious faith that characterized their fascinating lives.
These famous Catholics include Mozart, Michelangelo, Gutenberg, Montessori, Gregor Mendel, Louis Pasteur, Braille, Saint Patrick, Saint Paul, Saint Francis of Assisi, Saint Therese, Marco Polo, Magellan, and many others. Paperback; 260 pages. $19.95. ST PAULS/Alba House: (800)343-2522 Amazon Book Review