Leader's Guide for Holy Terrors and Gentle Souls
Stories About the Saints
The short stories in Holy Terrors and Gentle Souls bring to life the real struggles of 10 beloved saints and Christian heroes, inviting readers to reflect on how, throughout Church history, the Holy Spirit has called people to become more than they ever thought they could be.
The leader's guide contains
- suggestions for how to use the stories with young people.
- background themes and notes.
- questions that help students explore the story and examine their own experience.
- Scripture connections.
- cross-references to themes covered in the religion textbook The Catholic Church: Journey, Wisdom, and Mission.
Copyright: Jan. 1, 2001
Size: 6 x 9
Length: 32 pages
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By Heidi Borton, VOYA
Believable characters, smooth narrative, and hopeful endings characterize each story. . . . The author avoids pat answers to complex questions and situations while portraying authentic Christianity. Characters struggle with issues of faith, pray, see God at work in their lives, and grow in understanding in a way recognizable to believers. God is portrayed as loving, faithful, and intimately involved in the lives of his children. With a talent for details recognizable to all readers, Daoust uses simple and humorous language to describe truth.