Now updated to include canonizations of Pope Benedict XVI.
Whether you’re a young student, or serious scholar, or someone who is just curious about the lives of the saints, this is the Encyclopedia for you! Now in its second edition, Our Sunday Visitor’s Encyclopedia of Saints puts massive amounts of information at your fingertips, including:
- Patron saints
- Various spellings of saints names
- Details of the saint’s life in the context of his or her times
- Companion martyrs and family members
- A calendar of feast days
- A complete history of the canonization process
- Doctors of the Church
- Canonized popes
- Emblems of the saints
- Documents from Trent and Vatican II
- And much more!
Completely indexed and cross-referenced for easy searching, Encyclopedia of Saints is also a fun book to simply browse through and find new saints and blessed you want to get to know.