John Bosco Champion for YouthJohn Bosco Champion for Youth

John Bosco: Champion for Youth

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St. John Bosco became a gentle, cheerful priest and cared for poor, homeless boys near his home in Italy. He taught them to pray, played with them, fed them, and built them schools. He never ignored them, yelled at them, or looked down on them because they were needy.

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Saints are real-life heroes and heroines of faith who inspire us by their virtues to become more like Christ. In this series of beautifully illustrated early reader books, these real stories come to life and connect with a today’s children, ages 4 to 9. This kind and cheerful priest worked with wayward boys and gave them a sense of purpose and hope. John Bosco treated the boys with respect and taught them right from wrong. He founded the Salesians (for the education of boys) in 1859. He is the patron saint of young boys, Catholic publishers, and laborers. January 31st is his feast day.

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Weight 1.6 oz