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Heaven Help Us!
Your days of worry and frustration are over. Whoever you are, whatever you do, there’s a patron saint who wants to help you—specifically you—with your troubles. This Saint Will Change Your Life features 300 patron saints for every person and situation imaginable.
• There are patron saints for travelers, vegetarians, and women in labor.
• For gamblers, lawyers, and parents with disappointing children.
• For families stressed by houseguests.
• For victims of toothaches, appendicitis, and sore throats.
• For beekeepers, booksellers, sailors, schoolgirls, and even (we kid you not) vampire hunters!
This Saint Will Change Your Life! describes the real-life histories of an amazing variety of holy figures from the Christian faith and reveals how each became associated with particular beneficiaries. Also included are reproductions of 300 full-color holy cards depicting these heavenly helpers in all their glory.
Great news! Whoever you are, whatever you do, there is a patron saint who wants to help you—specifically
you—with your life. There is a patron saint of booksellers. There is a patron saint of traveling salesmen. There are patron saints for vegetarians, cab drivers, and cancer patients. For astronauts, horseback riders, and dysfunctional families. For men who are physically unattractive. For families stressed by houseguests. These saints are ready to help, and their services are absolutely free!
This Saint Will Change Your Life! describes the real-life histories of more than 300 saints and explains how they have become associated with certain people, places, and professions. Also included are 300 gorgeous full-color holy cards that depict these heavenly allies in all their glory. First published in 2007, this revised edition includes a fresh new design and a sprinkling of new saints—like St. Francis De Sales, patron saint of bloggers!
About the Author
Thomas J. Craughwell has written about saints for the Wall Street Journal, Inside the Vatican, and Catholic Digest, among other national publications. He lives in New York.