It's Great to be Catholic by Susan Heyboer O'Keefe


It's Great to be Catholic by Susan Heyboer O'Keefe

What makes being Catholic great? Lots of little things-- Incense, bells, and candles, Feathery angel wings ...This joyful book is the perfect gift for First Communion, Baptism, birthdays, and holidays--plus a way to explore the rich elements of a child's faith. Matters both small and big are covered, from having one's first rosary--to being hugged by a love so immense, it embraces the world. The book subtly introduces such ideas as forgiveness, sacraments, scripture, the humanity of Jesus, and the body of Christ. Just right for home, school, and church, the book-- * emphasizes Catholicism's joy, love, and humor. * shows the diversity of people encompassed by the Catholic faith. * is a conversation-starter about what readers like best themselves. * makes a great special-occasion, any-occasion gift. * is a unique resource for schools Catholic daycare centers, Catholic hospitals, and family outreach and evangelization.

About the Author

Children's Book-of-the-Month author Susan Heyboer O'Keefe has written Angel Prayers and Good Night, God Bless, as well as the Paulist Press titles Countdown to Christmas and Sleepy Angel's First Bedtime Story. She lives in New Jersey.

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32 pages


Susan Heyboer O'Keefe
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Publication date

1st January 2001



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