Theyre famous. Theyre powerful. And theyre ready to help you out ... anywhere, anytime. Meet your new best friends. Let Cardlinks introduce you to 48 friends who are more famous, more powerful, more generous than anybody youve ever known.
How famous? People have known them all around the world for centuries. How powerful? They can hear and answer even your unspoken requests. How generous? They are ready to help you with all your problems in this world, and bring you to eternal happiness in the next.
Here are saints who, over time, ordinary Catholics have called on when they were struggling in school, hurting from a stomach ache, or not sleeping well because of nightmares. Youll find saints for boys and girls (and adults) who like to draw, write, play sports, saints for anyone who likes dogs, cats, birds, even whales! And thats just for starters. So what are you waiting for? Fan the cards and start meeting your new friends!
Thomas J. Craughwell is author of more than two dozen books. Among them are Saints Behaving Badly (Doubleday, 2006), Saints Preserved: An Encyclopedia of Relics (Image, 2011), and Stealing Lincoln's Body (Harvard University Press, 2007), which was adapted into a History Channel documentary. His articles have appeared in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Inside the Vatican, and Our Sunday Visitor. A popular speaker, Craughwell has lectured for Catholic Courses, and has appeared on EWTN, CNN, and Ave Maria radio to discuss saints, the canonization process, and Catholic history. He writes out of his home in Bethel, Connecticut.