Alexander Schmorell: Saint of the German Resistance
The story of Saint Alexander of Munich, a young man executed by the Nazi government for his participation in the resistance group "White Rose". Alexander Schmorell, an ethnic Russian and devout Orthodox Christian, was recognized as a martyr and saint in 2012.
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— Author Biography —
Matushka Elena Perekrestov holds an MA from Norwich University. A life-long educator, she teaches at Saints Cyrill and Methodius High School (San Francisco, CA) and the Summer School of Liturgical Music at Holy Trinity Seminary (Jordanville, NY). Her husband, Archpriest Peter, is dean of the Holy Virgin Cathedral in San Francisco.
— Reviews —
Sometimes you read the lives of the saints, and they seem so... other. They belonged to royalty, or were soldiers, or lived in exotic times and places we cannot pronounce. But here is a book you can hand your college-bound teenager...Normal, healthy, funny, smart young people were willing to die to live as Christ taught." - Matushka Ann Lardas, St. Innocent Press