Dictionary of Saints


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By: John J. Delaney

The Dictionary of Saints is a reference book for scholars, clergy, and lay people that lists pertinent facts and accomplishments of 5,000 canonized, blessed, and beatified individuals. This one-volume compendium has been updated with entries for the newly canonized, including Italian mystic Padre Pio, Mexican Nahuatl Juan Diego, Polish Franciscan Maximilian Kolbe, and Americans Katharine Drexel and Rose Philippine Duchesne. It also contains a complete listing of feast days, an index of patron saints, and several other useful appendixes. Paperback. 720 pages.