saint picture book club december st juan diego

On All Saints Day, I shared my plan to celebrate the Catholic liturgical year by reading a book each month. I’m so excited to share the first saint for the picture book club!

St. Juan Diego

St. Juan Diego’s feast day is December 9. I found two books that would be fabulous additions to your Catholic children’s library.

The first is one of those investment books–Talking Eagle and the Lady of Roses: The Story of Juan Diego and Our Lady of Guadalupe.  If you can swing it, it’s gorgeous and my 4 year old Ioves it. Bright illustrations and (seems to be) culturally appropriate also.

The second is smaller and simpler, but also good–Juan Diego: Mary’s Humble Messenger (Saints and Me!).  It’s not as much of a story as the first, but is another good picture book for children about St. Juan Diego.

Be sure to come back on December 8 to share your favorite books about St. Juan Diego! Subscribe to our RSS feed so you don’t miss a post.

And if you are in need of an Advent devotion, check out the 2014 Advent Companion app giveaway from Magnificat!


See you in a few weeks!

Jen S.


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