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Blessed Marie of New France: The Story of the First Missionary Sisters in Canada
Contributor(s): Windeatt, Mary Fabyan (Author), Windeatt (Author)

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ISBN: 0895554321     ISBN-13: 9780895554321
Publisher: Tan Books
OUR PRICE: $10.16  

Binding Type: Paperback
Published: January 1949

"It's almost upon us!" yelled a frantic voice as the ship neared the iceberg. "God's Will be done," prayed Mother Marie. If God wanted her to drown in the icy Atlantic Ocean before ever reaching Canada, His Holy Will be done. Yet perhaps . . . This book tells what happened next, plus the many other adventures that met the Sisters who brought the Holy Catholic Faith to Canada.

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BISAC Categories:
- Religion | Christianity - Catholic
- History | North American
- Religion | History
LCCN: 93613383
Age Level: 8-12
Grade Level: 3-7
Series: Saints Lives
Physical Information: 0.36" H x 5.51" W x 8.5" (0.44 lbs) 166 pages
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Contributor Bio(s):
Mary Fabyan Windeatt lived from 1910-1979 and grew up in Saskatchewan, Canada. The Mount Saint Vincent College awarded her a Licentiate of Music degree when she was just seventeen, and she began writing Catholic works when she was about twenty-four. Later she sent one of her stories to a Catholic magazine, and after it was accepted, she continued to write. In total she composed at least twenty-one children???s books, as well as periodical children???s pages written for The Torch, a monthly Dominican magazine.
Mary Windeatt is most renowned for her many novels of the saints, which she wrote specifically for children, including lives on the Children of Fatima, Cure of Ars, St. Thomas Aquinas, St. Rose of Lima and many others. After living with her mother in St. Meinrad, Indiana, she died on the twentieth of November, 1979.

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