Making Sense of Saints: Fascinating Facts About Relics, Patrons, Canonization and More

  • Author: Patricia Ann Kasten
  • ISBN: 9781612787428
  • ID #: T1553
  • Copyright: 2014
  • Pages: 144
  • Format: Paperback
  • Availability: Usually ships in two business days.



Saint cards, statues, and medals. Saint posters, tee shirts, and costumes. Even saint apps and Facebook pages. Who are these saints and why do they matter to me? Who decided they were "saint-worthy" in the first place? Why aren't there more present day saints?

Now, everything you always wanted to know about saints - and some things you didn't know you wanted to know - all in this fun and handy book that is perfect for families, teachers, catechists and everyone hoping to grow in their faith with the help of these holy hall of famers!

You'll be fascinated and delighted by topics such as:

  • Just Four Easy (Sort of) Steps: The Canonization Process
  • "Doesn't He Just Glow? Saints' Symbols
  • "There's a Man Buried under the Altar!" Relics of Saints
  • "Holy Haloes, God-Made Man!" Saints and Martyrs as Superheroes
  • "Yo-ho-ho!" The Treasure Chest of the Church
  • And much more!

Let Patricia Kasten help clear up canonization, demystify monastics and unriddle relics in Making Sense of Saints!