The story of St Patrick, Ireland’s beloved patron saint, is brought to life in this beautifully illustrated and engaging account.
Learn about Patrick’s childhood in Wales, his years spent as a slave in County Antrim, and his triumphant mission to bring the good news of God’s mercy to the people of Ireland.
Explore how his simple message of love inspired all who knew him and how, even today, people follow in his footsteps by climbing to the top of Ireland’s holy mountain, Croagh Patrick.
Suitable for children aged seven to eleven.
The Italian-born, Dublin-based illustrator Barbara Croatto has worked as a designer for more than twenty years. She has illustrated a number of Veritas titles, including The Story of St Brigid and Three Visitors: The Story of Knock.
James Dooley is a former primary school teacher with a keen interest in medieval art and the history of the early Irish church. The Story of St Patrick is his first book.