Not long after being kidnapped and sold into slavery, Bakhita and a friend made a daring escape that led them deep into the Sudanese wilderness, where they quickly found themselves lost and hunted by wild animals . . . until a beautiful lady came to their aid.
Poor Brigid was always getting into trouble for giving things away. One day, her father got so fed up with her generosity, he decided to give her away!
“I am Raphael, one of the seven angels who stand and serve before the Glory of the Lord!” Raphael, Michael, and Gabriel are three of the archangels honored by the Church on September 29. Here’s a little bit about them, and the dramatic story of how Raphael helped a young man and woman.
Dorothy Day is one of four Americans that Pope Francis held up as worthy of imitation. Her story can inspire your kids, too. Here’s a short sketch of her life, five lessons to pass along to kids, a free coloring page, and one of her childhood stories imagining a world in which love and justice prevail.
“It is the King of Heaven who sends me,” Joan told the commander of the French army, “and if you will follow my banner, God will help you break the siege of Orléans.”