The greatest theologian and Doctor of the Church ever to live, St. Thomas Aquinas taught countless of Catholic the deepest truths of the Faith. In this storybook, Mary Fayban Windeatt makes the life of St. Thomas and his lifelong work of teaching the Faith come alive for your children!
Mary Fabyan Windeatt was known as the “Storyteller of the Saints” in the 50’s and 60’s. Her renditions of the lives of the saints and important events in Catholic history are some of the best-known Catholic books for children. Your child will love her engaging style, and you will love the faith-filled message and lessons in virtue!
The life of St. Thomas Aquinas is one that every Catholic should know. His works made him the greatest theologian the Church has ever known, but it was his life of virtue that made him one of the greatest saints. Quiet, thoughtful, and slow to speak, St. Thomas was called the “Dumb Ox” by his fellow students, but this story shows how true were the words of his teacher, St. Albert the Great: “You call him the dumb ox, but in his teaching he will one day produce such a bellowing that it will be heard throughout the world.” The stories in Saint Thomas Aquinas: The Story of the Dumb Ox reveal his patient and intelligent nature, setting him up as the perfect example for all children.
Ideal for all children, whether read by them or aloud to them, the lessons of this book are applicable and relatable to all ages. If your child is enrolled in TAN Academy, this book is an excellent option for easy reading literature for Kindergarten through 3rd Grade.