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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Contents

Advertising Professionals
43
Alcoholism
47
26
90
Crusaders
141
People of African Descent
Infertility
Learning
Students
l50 Hangover
Copyright

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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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