The Cure of Ars

The Priest Who Out-Talked the Devil

By (Author): Milton Lomask
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  • Product Code: CAPP
  • ISBN/UPC: 9780898706000
  • Pages: 148
  • Availability: In stock
  • Publication date: February 17, 1998
  • Weight: 8oz
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    Age 9-12
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Milton Lomask contributes his second volume to the Vision Books series of saints for youth 9 - 15 years old in this story of the greatly beloved Cur? of Ars. Jean-Marie Vianney, a farm boy born during the French Revolution, longed to become a priest. But he could not learn Latin, and it seemed as if the humble, lovable, slow-thinking Jean-Marie would never be ordained. He did at last become a priest, and such a holy one that St. Jean-Marie Vianney is invoked as the patron saint and model of parish priests everywhere. To many he is known, not by name, but simply as "the Cur? of Ars," the parish priest who devoted his life to the little village of Ars and so successfully led his people to sanctity that he became a prime target of the devil.

"A series which should be found wherever there are young Catholic readers."
-Ave Maria

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-Catholic Standard and Times

"The entire series of Vision Books is recommended for solid training of youth."
-The Tablet

Cover art by Chris Pelicano