This Saint's for You!: 300 Heavenly Allies for Architects, Athletes, Brides, Bachelors, Babies, Librarians, Murderers, Whales, Widows, and You

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Quirk Books, 2007 - Religion - 480 pages
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Heaven Help Us!
Your days of worry and frustration are over. Whoever you are, whatever you do, there is a patron saint who wants to help you—specifically you—with your troubles.This Saint’s for You!contains 300 patron saints for every type of person, thing, 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 toothaches and appendicitis.
     •  For cats, salmon, and rabbits.
     •  There is even a patron saint of the Internet! (We’re not making this up.)
This Saint’s for You!describes the real-life history of each saint and explains how they have become associated with their particular beneficiaries. Also included are reproductions of 300 gorgeous full-color holy cards depicting these heavenly helpers in all their glory.

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User Review  - Christiana - Goodreads

A lot less funny and a lot more straight forward than I thought it was going to be (not that there's anything wrong with that). Sometimes this did a great job of telling the story of how a saint ... Read full review

Review: This Saint's for You!: 300 Heavenly Allies Who Will Change Your Life

User Review  - Katy - Goodreads

This book is a lot of fun! It reads less like a religious compilation and more like guy at a pub telling you cool stories over beer; if you are Christian/Catholic you'll appreciate your faith more, but even an athiest/agnostic will find it an engaging and fascinating read! Read full review


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About the author (2007)

Thomas J. Craughwell is the author of several books about saints. He's appeared as an expert on CNN, the BBC, and Inside Edition and has written articles about saints for the Wall Street Journal, Inside the Vatican, and Catholic Digest, among other national publications. He lives in Connecticut.

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