Catholic Saints Books for May

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Looking for the best Catholic saints books to add to your family routine? Take a look at these favorites for May.

Catholic Saints books for the month of May

Since May is the month dedicated to the Blessed Virgin Mary, start off your Catholic book basket with these books about Our Lady.

     

The Kitchen Madonna
The Search for the Madonna
Saints and Angels
Mary My Mother
Just Like Mary

     

Mary, Mother of Jesus
Mary
Take it to the Queen: A Tale of Hope
An Alphabet of Mary
Mondays with Mary

     

Lovely Lady Dressed in Blue
The Life of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Jesus and Mary: The Lives of Jesus and Mary and the Story of Fatima
My First Pictures of Mary
The Hail Mary (Classic Catholic Board Book)

    

Mother of God Coloring Book
Mary, Our Mother Catholic Activity Book
Mother’s Day Coloring Book
The Rose Queen


    

May 1st – St. Joseph the Worker

Saint Joseph has two feast days in the Catholic calendar. You’ll find a feast day in March, and now in May, as we celebrate Saint Joseph the Worker.

A Story of St. Joseph
Good Saint Joseph
Mary and Joseph: Models of Faith and Love
Around the Year Once Upon a Time Saints

      

Saints and Angels
Lives and Legends of Saints
Lives of the Saints: An Illustrated History for Children
Saints for Boys
Song of the Swallows
From an Angel in a Dream: The Story of St. Joseph


 

May 1st – St. Peregrine

Have a family member affected by cancer? Saint Peregrine is the patron saint of cancer victims.


 

May 3rd – St. Philip & James the Less

Focus on these apostles on their feast day.

The Twelve Apostles


 

May 4th – St. Florian

If you have a fireman in your life, you’re sure to be familiar with Saint Florian. He was an officer in the Roman army, and died for his faith in the days of Diocletian.
Lives of the Saints: An Illustrated History for Children


 

May 10th – St. Damien of Molokai
This priest was born in Belgium,and after joining the Sacred Heart Fathers, traveled to Hawaii. He volunteered to work with the leper colony on Molokai, and built churches, clinics and hospitals until his death there.

Father Damien and the Bells


  

May 12th – Blessed Imelda Lambertini

Blessed Imelda, trained by the Dominican nuns at the age of 9, is the patron of first communicants

Patron Saint Of First Communicants
Let the Children Come to Me: The Story of Blessed Imelda Lambertini


    

May 13th – Our Lady of Fatima

Teach your children about Our Lady of Fatima and the Miracle of the Sun with these selections.

The Children of Fatima
Our Lady Came to Fatima Secrets from Heaven: The Story of the Children of Fatima (Glory Stories)
The Day the Sun Danced DVD


 

May 14th – St. Matthias

St Matthias replaced the apostle Judas.

The Twelve Apostles


  

May 15th – St. Isidore the Farmer

This Spanish saint is the patron saint of farmers and rural communities.

Lives of the Saints: An Illustrated History for Children
More Saints: Lives and Illuminations


 

May 15th – St. Dymphna

This Irish saint is the patroness of those suffering from mental illness or anxiety.

Lives of the Saints: An Illustrated History for Children


      

May 16th – St. Brendan the Navigator

In our family, we have a special devotion to Saint Brendan, as he is my husband’s namesake. St Brendan is the patron of boatmen and mariners.

Saints: Lives and Illuminations
Brother Wolf, Sister Sparrow
The Book of Saints and Heroes
Brendan the Navigator: A History Mystery about the Discovery of America
Saint Brendan and the Voyage Before Columbus
Golden Legend of Young Saints


  

May 19th – St. Dunstan

This British saint is the patron of jewelers and goldsmiths.

Saints: Lives and Illuminations
The Book of Saints and Heroes


 

May 19th – St Ivo (Yves)

This French saint is the patron of lawyers.

An Alphabet of Saints


  

May 20th – St. Bernardine of Siena

Want to inspire your children to give their all in everything they do? Teach them about St. Bernadine.

Lives of the Saints: An Illustrated History for Children
More Saints: Lives and Illuminations


 

May 21st – St. Christobel Magallanes & Companions (Saints of the Cristero Wars)

Viva Cristo Rey: The Courageous Saints of the Knights of Columbus


  

May 22nd – St. Rita of Cascia

This Italian saint was a happily married wife and mother, until her husband was attacked and killed. After the subsequent deaths of her sons, she entered the convent.
While in the convent, she developed a wound to her forehead, as though pierced by a thorn. This wound persisted for 15 years.

She is known as the patroness of impossible causes and hopeless circumstances.

Lives of the Saints: An Illustrated History for Children
More Saints: Lives and Illuminations


 

May 25th – St. Bede the Venerable
Saints: Lives and Illuminations


  

May 26th – St. Philip Neri

He possessed a playful humour, combined with a shrewd wit. He considered a cheerful temper to be more Christian than a melancholy one, and carried this spirit into his whole life: “A joyful heart is more easily made perfect than a downcast one.”

An Alphabet of Saints
St. Philip of the Joyous Heart


 

May 27th – St. Melangell

More Once Upon a Time Saints


 

May 28th – St. Germanus

The Book of Saints and Heroes


 

May 30th – St. Felix I

Once Upon a Time Saints


       

May 30th – St. Joan of Arc

The French peasant Joan of Arc is known as the patroness of France and soldiers.

Lives and Legends of Saints
Saints and Angels
Lives of the Saints: An Illustrated History for Children
More Saints: Lives and Illuminations
Golden Legend of Young Saints
Joan of Arc
Saint Joan, the Girl Soldier

    

Joan of Arc: The Lily Maid
Joan of Arc
Saint Joan of Arc, Quest for Peace
God’s Hero on Horseback: The Story of Saint Joan of Arc (Glory Stories)

Do you have favorite Catholic picture books that you pull out during May? I’d love to hear about your favorites!

            

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  1. Elizabeth says:

    LOVE your list, thanks for sharing!

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