Dominic Savio: The Child Saint of Heroic Virtue
In a world often captivated by power and wealth, the story of Dominic Savio, a boy who found his strength in faith and humility, serves as a beacon of hope and inspiration. Saul Cross, in his compelling book "Dominic Savio," breathes new life into the tale of this remarkable saint, whose legacy continues to resonate and inspire in our modern world.
Dominic Savio was no ordinary boy. He was a testament to the extraordinary power of faith, a beacon of light who, even in his youth, radiated a profound spiritual maturity. In his short life, he exemplified the virtues of kindness, devotion, and selflessness to such an extent that he was declared a saint-the youngest non-martyr to be canonized in the Catholic Church.
In this enthralling exploration, Saul Cross revisits and reinvigorates Dominic's life story as originally written by John Bosco. He delves into the boy's journey, from his humble beginnings to his spiritual tutelage under John Bosco and his untimely death at just 14. Cross's retelling is not merely a repetition of known facts; it is a thoughtful, deeply researched reflection on a life lived with an unwavering commitment to spiritual growth and love for others.
The narrative, divided into twenty-seven insightful chapters, is beautifully interwoven with rich illustrations, each one capturing a poignant moment from Dominic's life. These images do more than just complement the narrative; they bring it to life, allowing the reader to see, feel, and connect with Dominic's experiences.
But "Dominic Savio" is more than a biography. It's an invitation to engage with Dominic's teachings and legacy. A novena, included in the book, provides a deeply spiritual experience, inviting readers to meditate on the virtues that defined Dominic's life.
The final part of the book opens a treasure trove of additional resources. It includes details about Dominic's Feast Day and his role as Patron Saint, a collection of prayers inspired by his life, a virtual visit to the Basilica of Our Lady Help of Christians in Turin, and a comprehensive timeline. These resources serve to deepen your understanding and appreciation of Dominic's life and his impact on the world.
"Dominic Savio" by Saul Cross is a transformative read. It is not only a journey through the life of an exceptional saint but also a mirror reflecting our potential to live a life of purpose, compassion, and faith. Whether you are a long-time admirer of Dominic Savio or just discovering his inspiring story, this book is a profound exploration of the power of faith and the potential of the human spirit.
- Publisher: Independently Published
- Publish Date: May 14th, 2023
- Pages: 138
- Language: English
- Dimensions: 8.50in - 5.50in - 0.30in - 0.37lb
- EAN: 9798394627941
- Categories: • Religious