20 Distinguished Authors Portray Their Favorite Saints
The purpose of this book is to call to your attention twenty men and women whose lives can provide inspiration and example for those trying to follow Christ today as best they can. They are real, flesh-and-blood people, human beings with the same weaknesses we all possess as human beings but with an inner strength and purposefulness that can serve as examples to us today in the daily struggle that is life today.
These saints for all seasons (with the names of the contributors) are:
Mary – Mary Carson Jude – Donald J. Thorman Peter – Barrett McGurn Paul – E. E. Y. Hales Augustine – Anne Fremantle Patrick – Gary MacEoin Thomas Becket – Joel Wells Francis of Assisi – John S. Kennedy Dominic – Tere Rios Versace Joan of Arc – Candida Lund Thomas More – Dan Herr Teresa of Avila – Mary Purcell John of the Cross – Thomas P. McDonnell Ignatius Loyola – John B. Breslin Francis de Sales – John Deedy Vincent de Paul – Julie Kernan Anne-Marie Javouhey – Glenn Kittler Anthony Claret – Robert E. Burns Thérèse of Lisieux – Naomi Burton Stone The Unknown Saint – Fulton Oursler, Jr.
John J. Delaney
About John J. Delaney
JOHN J. DELANEY, the former director of Doubleday Religious Publishing and founder of Image Books, was an active figure in the world of religious publishing for more than forty years. He also authored A Woman Clothed with the Sun, and translated The Practice of the Presence of God. ARTHUR JONES is currently an editor at large at the National Catholic Reporter, and has previously worked at Forbes and the Financial Times (London). He is the author of several books, including the forthcoming Pierre Toussaint.