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The Life of Saint John, Wonderworker of Shanghai and San Francisco for Young People

By Maria Naumenko Illustrated by Gabriela Moustardas

The Life of Saint John, Wonderworker of Shanghai and San Francisco for Young People
Pamphlet, 32 pages
Published: 1st January 2003
ISBN: 9780884651376
Status: Available
Format: 7.75in x 4.75in

Category: Children and Youth

Series: Lives of Saints for Young People

A heart warming and simply written life of one of twentieth century Orthodoxy's greatest saints. St. John the Wonderworker was born at the end of the Russian Empire and was forced to flee his homeland.  Finding a monastic calling, he taught in seminaries and schools, always inspiring his students with his own love for God and his Saints.  Despite considering himself unworthy, he was consecrated a bishop and served his Orthodox flock in China with great compassion and love.  Constantly helping the orphans and poor, St. John gave no thought to his own needs.  Eventually assigned to San Francisco, he continued his missionary work, affecting all who met him.  Suitable for elementary age and older, it is well illustrated with pen and ink drawings. 

Maria Naumenko is a priest's wife, author, and illustrator. 

Publication Details:

Binding: Pamphlet, 32 pages
ISBN: 9780884651376
Format: 7.75in x 4.75in

BISAC Code:  BIO018000, REL049000
Imprint: Printshop of St Job of Pochaev

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