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Works of Mercy Explained

Works of Mercy Explained

By (author): Silvia Vecchini   Illustrated by: Antonio Vincenti
SKU/EAN: 83646
ISBN: 9780819883643
Publisher: Pauline Books & Media
Format: Paperback / softback


This illustrated guide explains the corporal and spiritual works of mercy to children ages 8–12. Using examples from scripture, saints, and people of today, including Pope Francis, each section shows children how to practice the various works of mercy. They will learn how to develop a spirit of mercy toward family, friends, parish, and the wider community. Each section contains concrete examples of mercy in action and questions for individual reflection and group discussion. Also includes notebook sections for reflection.
  • Silvia Vecchini Silvia Vecchini was born in 1975 in Saint Francis's province—Perugia, Italy—and holds a degree in modern literature from the Theological Institute of Assisi. She is the author of numerous books for children as well as a number of volumes of scholarly and educational material. Along with her husband, Antonio Vincenti, Silvia founded the Sycamore Group, which promotes the work of children and adolescent authors and illustrators and focuses on catechetical story-telling. The Creed Explained and The Ten Commandments Explained are her two bestselling titles with Pauline Books & Media.
  • Antonio Vincenti