Catholic Saints Books for June

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Catholic saints books for June

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

  

June is the month dedicated to The Sacred Heart of Jesus. You can add these selections to your reading list.

The Promises of the Sacred Heart
Saint Margaret Mary and the Promises of the Sacred Heart of Jesus


  

June 3rd – St. Charles Lwanga & Companions

Charles Lwanga was a Ugandan convert to the Catholic Church, who was martyred for his faith and is revered as a saint by both the Catholic Church and the Anglican Communion.

Around the Year Once Upon a Time Saints

The Golden Legend of Saints


   

June 3rd – St. Kevin

Saint Cóemgen (popularly Anglicized to Kevin) is an Irish saint who was known as the founder and first abbot of Glendalough in County Wicklow, Ireland.

Saints: Lives and Illuminations
Brother Wolf, Sister Sparrow
The Blackbird’s Nest: Saint Kevin of Ireland


        

June 13th – St. Anthony of Padua

Our beloved Saint Anthony is known for his simple teaching of the Catholic Church, in so clear a way that even the uneducated and innocent could understand his message. He is a Doctor of the Church, and is the patron saint of Padua, Portgual and of lost items.

Lives of the Saints: An Illustrated History for Children
More Saints: Lives and Illuminations
An Alphabet of Saints
Saint Anthony of Padua
Saint Anthony of Padua: Proclaimer of the Good News
St. Anthony and the Christ Child
St. Anthony of Padua Coloring Book
Seeker of the Lost: The Story of Saint Anthony


  

June 21st – St. Aloysius Gonzaga

This young Italian saint is the patron of young students, Christian youth, and plague victims.

Saints for Boys
The Golden Legend of Saints


     

June 22nd – St. Thomas More

Once a friend to King Henry VIII, St Thomas More was beheaded for defending the Church and refusing to take a vow of allegiance to the King as Supreme Head of the Church of England. He is the patron saint of lawyers.

Lives of the Saints: An Illustrated History for Children
St. Thomas More of London Town
St. Thomas More of London


        

June 24th – Nativity of St. John the Baptist

Born to Elizabeth and Zechariah through God’s intercession, John the Baptist is a cousin to Jesus. He began publicly preaching around the year 30 AD, and baptized Jesus in the Jordan River. He was beheaded by King Herod.

Lives and Legends of Saints
Saints and Angels

Loyola Kids Book of Heroes

The Saints DVD: This Brother Francis DVD is an excellent addition to your Catholic library! In this episode, you’ll meet St John the Baptist, St John Bosco, St Dominic Savio and more!

Friends and Heroes: Gladiator School – One of our new favorites — my children LOVE watching this series where the Bible comes alive.

This episode covers the story of Amos speaking out and the preaching of John the Baptist.

Have toddlers or preschoolers? I even found a book about St John the Baptist for them, too! Don’t miss this Elijah/John the Baptist flip over board book!

Tomie dePaola’s Bible Stories is another great choice for teaching little ones.

If you’re looking to study St John the Baptist a little deeper, don’t miss these Fun Fact Cards for Catholic Saints.



            

June 29th – Sts. Peter & Paul; St. Peter the First Pope

Lives and Legends of Saints

Lives of the Saints: An Illustrated History for Children

Saints and Angels

The Twelve Apostles

Saint Peter the Apostle

The Apostles of Jesus

The Man Who Never Died: The Life and Adventures of St. Peter, the First Pope

First Christians: The Acts of the Apostles for Children

Lost in Peter’s Tomb

Our Holy Father the Pope: The Papacy from St. Peter to the Present

St. Peter’s Story


         

June 30th – St. Paul, the Apostle

Lives and Legends of Saints
Around the Year Once Upon a Time Saints
Lives of the Saints: An Illustrated History for Children

Saints and Angels
The Apostles of Jesus
The First Christians: The Acts of the Apostles for Children
The Great Hero: St. Paul the Apostle
Adventures of St. Paul
St. Paul The Apostle


Do you have favorite Catholic picture books that you pull out during June? I’d love to hear about them.

            

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