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Saint Pius X: The Farm Boy who Became Pope
Diethelm, W, OSB

Saint Pius X:  The Farm Boy who Became Pope
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  Item Type: Book
  Publisher: Ignatius-vision
  Category: Children

  Cover Type: Soft Back
  Length: 163 pages
  Published: April 1994
  MYOB Code: SPX
  Store Location: 34G
  ISBN: SPXP


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Book Description

Another stirring tale from the Vision Books series for youth 9-15 years, this book tells the charming story of Giuseppe Sarto, ``the farm boy who became Pope". Young readers will be inspired by the life of this holy man--from his youthful days of hard work and prayer to receive the education he needed; to his years as country priest, encouraging his people to holiness; through the steady promotions to pastor, monsignor, bishop, cardinal, and archbishop, which he reluctantly accepted but in which he always became the beloved of those he served; to his days as the Holy Pontiff, Pope Pius X, the only canonized Pope of this century. This simple man who never forgot the poor will always be a timely example of holiness.

Born of very humble circumstances, young Giuseppe Sarto had one burning desire while growing up on a farm--to become a priest. But never did he or his generous parents ever dream that he would one day sit in the Chair of St. Peter. This is the inspiring story of the humble "Pope of little children," whose love for Christ and children moved him to change the requirements for First Communion so that young children as early as 7 years old could receive the Holy Eucharist. Illustrated.



 
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