St. Ignatius and the Company of Jesus
From the popular Vision Book Series of saint biographies by Ignatius Press. This book tells the story of St. Ignatius of Loyola and the order he founded, the Society of Jesus (the Jesuits). Seriously wounded in battle, the soldier Ignatius had a profound conversion to Christ during his period of healing and recovery. He abandoned a promising career in the military and dedicated the rest of his life to the service of Christ and the Church. The book tells of his starting one of the most influential orders in the Church, his adventures, his many encounters with popes, kings, and emperors, and the great work the Jesuits did in spreading the Gospel. Recommended for 6th grade students. 167 pp.
This title is also sold as part of the 6th Grade Vision Reader Set.
- August Derleth
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Offers intermediate readers a down-to-earth portrayal of the saint in a story that vividly recreates for the reader the saint's place of origin, family life, and corresponding historical events. Also features a prayer to the saint, as well as a brief glossary. Recommended for 4th grade.