About Parents of the Saints
Discover the hidden heroes behind Sts. Faustina, Giana Molla, Josemaría Escrivá, Pope John Paul II, Maximilian Kolbe, Padre Pio, Thérèse, and countless others. Learn how over 100 parents formed their children into great saints by way of their virtuous lives, namely their seven hallmarks: sacramental life, surrender, sacrificial love, suffering, simplicity, solitude, and the sacredness of life. Each chapter of this book examines a particular hallmark in depth.
This 300-plus page book is not your typical biography of the saints nor does it sugar coat these holy lives as do many saints books. Rather, the Parents of the Saints is filled with fascinating stories that will make you laugh, cry, and above all, inspire you to raise up saints. From great saints like John of the Cross to lesser known blesseds like Chiara Badano, you will learn how these holy parents formed their children in the school of virtue, which is the domestic classroom.
Dr. Jim Caviezel
Husband, father, grandfather, and chiropractor
Sr. Bethany Madonna, SV
Vocation Director of the Sisters of Life and international speaker
Wife, mother, and singer / songwriter
About the Author
Patrick O’Hearn grew up in the Midwest and spent close to three years in a Benedictine Monastery before discerning the call to marriage. He graduated with a master’s in education from Franciscan University of Steubenville and a bachelor’s in marketing from St. Ambrose University. He is a husband and father of three children-two in Heaven. He founded Contemplative Heart Press to lead readers to a deeper union with God.
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