Beatitudes book cover 

Explaining the Beatitudes to my eleven year old daughter, Faith, has proved to be challenging.  Not only because of the subject (which I as an adult struggle to fully comprehend) but also because of her learning delays.  Silvia Vecchini’s books have been invaluable resources for our family.   Faith has learned so much – and honestly, so have I.


This fourth addition to the Explained series helps children ages 8 to 12 (grade levels three to seven) discover the meaning behind the eight Beatitudes-guidelines for living as Jesus taught us. This standalone volume helps children understand the passage from Matthew’s gospel known as the Sermon on the Mount. At first glance, the Beatitudes can appear to be confusing. How are we “blessed” when we mourn? How are those who are “poor” in spirit also blessed? This easy-to-follow book breaks the Beatitudes down into simple scriptural based lessons, inspiring children with concrete exercises for spiritual formation. Engaging illustrations and activities for use in the classroom and beyond will help children walk in the footsteps of Jesus.



Wonderful Series book cover
Adult Coloring and Prayer
Adult Jesus Coloring Book Cover 

Features & Benefits (*from

  • 30 beautiful illustrations sure to spark creativity 
  • A coloring book that will appeal to a wide age range 
  • A portable, non-perishable, inexpensive way to relax and be mindful?
  • Texts that include passages from the Gospels 


A boy who became Pope cover 

This is my favorite for a few reasons:

  • I know and adore Fabiola Garza
  • It was shared with me when it was still in concept form
  • Able to pray for it while in development with my favorite Sisters!
  • The story chokes me up EVERY SINGLE time I read it outloud!!

**Disclaimer:  All Books received as a Free Reviewer Copy.  All Reviews my HONEST to goodness opinion.  No Affiliate links used.

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