Table of Contents

 

CHAPTER ONE

SCIENTISTS, SCHOLARS, INNOVATORS

 

Herrad of Landsberg (c. 1130-1195)

Albertus Magnus (Albert the Great, c.1206-1280)

Johann Gutenberg (d. 1468)

Nicolaus Copernicus (1473-1543)

Elena Cornaro Piscopia (1646-1684)

Maria Gaetana Agnesi (1718-1799)

Louis Braille (1809-1852)

Louis Pasteur (1822-1895)

Gregor Mendel (1822-1884)

Maria Montessori (1870-1952)

Georges Lemaître (1894-1966)


 

CHAPTER TWO

MODERN-DAY APOSTLES

 

Immaculée Ilibagiza (b. 1970)

Matthew J.T. Stepanek (1990-2004)

Maria Esperanza Medrano de Bianchini (1928-2004)

Charles Carroll the Signer (1737-1832)

Caroline Chisholm (1808-1877)

Mother Angelica (b. 1923)

Violeta Chamorro (b. 1929)

Corazon Aquino (1933-2009)


 

CHAPTER THREE

EXPLORERS

 

Marco Polo (1254-1324)

Christopher Columbus (1451-1506)

Balboa (1475-1517)

Ferdinand Magellan (1480-1521)

Champlain (1570-1635)

Fr. Jacques Marquette (1636-1675)

Fr. Juniper Serra (1713-1784)

 

CHAPTER FOUR

ARTISTS and MUSICIANS

 

Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)

Michelangelo (1471-1564)

Raphael (1483-1520)

El Greco (1541-1614)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)

 

 

CHAPTER FIVE

EARLY CHRISTIAN HEROES

 

St. Paul (died c. 65)

St. Peter (c. 1-67)

St. Valentine (d. 268)

St. Nicholas (270-346)

St. Patrick (389-461)

St. Francis of Assisi (1181/1182-1226)

 

 

CHAPTER SIX

FAMOUS CHURCH DOCTORS

 

St. Augustine (354-430 A.D.)

St. Hildegard of Bingen (1098-1179)

St. Thomas Aquinas (c. 1225-1274)

St. Teresa of Avila (1515-1582)

St. Thérèse of Lisieux (1873-1897)