We are pleased to report that our website is now secured against the widespread Heartbleed security bug. As an added precaution we ask that returning customers change their account password at this time. Please simply log in to your account and change your password. Thank you for your continued support!
If you're a local customer, any books you order can be available for in-store pickup. Simply fill out the "delivery information" section with your home address, and select "In-Store Pickup" under "Calculate shipping cost". We'll let you know when your order is available to be picked up!
This pocket edition of Richard McBrien's Lives of the Saints is the perfect concise, handy reference for scholars, students, and general readers.
About the Author
Richard P. McBrien is Crowley-O'Brien Professor of Theology at the University of Notre Dame. Educated at the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome, he has also served as president of the Catholic Theological Society of America. A leading authority on Catholicism, he is the bestselling author of Catholicism, Lives of the Popes, and Lives of the Saints, as well as the general editor of The HarperCollins Encyclopedia of Catholicism. Most recently a consultant for ABC News, McBrien offers regular commentary on all the major television networks. He is also a prizewinning syndicated columnist in the Catholic press.
Praise for The Pocket Guide to the Saints…
“An invaluable guide to models of holiness for every time and place. Everyone can find a soul friend here.” -Thomas H. Groome, Boston College
“With characteristic authority, McBrien offers not just a rich calendar of saints butprofiles in courage, love, and spiritual wisdom.” -Robert Ellsberg, author of All Saints: Daily Reflections on Saints, Prophets, and Witnesses for Our Time
“Worth its weight in gold...a gift from the author.” -St. Anthony Messenger
“Provides the quality otherwise found only in the 12-volume, 1995 Burns edition of Butler’s Lives of the Saints.” -America