THE SISTER SERAPHINA MYSTERIES by Haley Stewart


The first two books in Haley Stewart’s new Sister Seraphina Mysteries (also fondly called the Mouse Nuns series) are sure to enchant readers ages 4 to 8. They capture the secret lives of the Sisters of Our Lady Star of the Sea and their students, who live under the floorboards of G.K. Chesterton’s house, as they search for clues to solve gentle mysteries. The illustrations by Betsy Wallin take these sweet stories from cozy read- alouds to the very best of immersive children’s literature. Both of these gorgeously formatted children’s chapter books from Pauline Media would make wonderful gifts for Christmas or Easter.
 

THE WOMEN DOCTORS OF THE CHURCH by Colleen Pressprich

The Catholic Church gives the designation “Doctor of the Church” to saints who have made significant contributions to theology or doctrine with their teachings. Of the 37 Doctors, 4 are women. Colleen Pressprich tells their stories in inspiring prose alongside Adalee Hude’s vibrant illustrations in this new picture book just published by Our Sunday Visitor. Children will be inspired by the unique ways these women used
their gifts to serve God and others. It’s perfect for
sharing with the whole family and will especially appeal to those ages 6 to 9.

THE CATHOLIC ALL YEAR PRAYER COMPANION by Kendra Tierney

Kendra Tierney is back with a companion book to her book The Catholic All Year Compendium: Liturgical Living for Real Life. This helpful volume is focused on praying with the liturgical year. It features beautiful prayers organized by month, as well as primer and appendix sections to enrich your family devotions at home. You can use it alongside her other book or alone as a quick reference to guide your family into the many prayer traditions of the Church.
 
 
 
 

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