Read Picture Book of Saints: Saint Joseph: Illustrated Lives of the Saints for Young and Old by Lawrence G. Lovasik Free Online
Book Title: Picture Book of Saints: Saint Joseph: Illustrated Lives of the Saints for Young and Old|
The author of the book: Lawrence G. Lovasik
Edition: Catholic Book Publishing Corp
Date of issue: May 1st 1979
ISBN 13: 9780899422329
Format files: PDF
The size of the: 15.69 MB
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Reader ratings: 4.7
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Classic Catholic kids book. I'm not a fan of organized religion so I'm always fascinated by the propaganda used to brainwash children. In this case, I got a kick out of the cheesy 1970s illustrations and earnest attempts to spin the pagan practice of saint worship. That sounds harsh, but let's be real here. A lot of folks don't realize just how much Christianity has ripped off its predecessors and rivals. Christmas, Easter and many feast days are pagan holidays. The Virgin Mary is a pagan earth goddess. A lot of the saints you see in Latin American, Caribbean, African and Asian churches are pagan spirits. Like pedophilia and corruption, idolatry is a very taboo subject. Let's just look at the pretty pictures, read the nice stories and pretend that everything's fine and dandy...
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Read information about the authorFr. Lawrence Lovasik, SVD attended primary school at Saint Clement School before continuing on to Divine Word minor seminary and college in Girard, Pennsylvania. He graduated in 1931.
Father Lovasik then entered the Divine Word Major Seminary in Techny, Illinois, where he graduated in 1938. After completing his theological studies at the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome, Father Lovasik was ordained a missionary priest of the Society of the Divine Word on August 14, 1938.
Father Lovasik spent several years as a teacher and Prefect of Seminarians for the Society of the Divine Word. For over forty years, he preached parish missions throughout the Eastern United States and conducted retreats throughout the world.
In 1954, Father Lovasik founded the Sisters of the Divine Spirit, a missionary congregation of women religious. In 1967, he founded the Family Service Corps, a secular institute devoted to charitable work for the sick, elderly and needy.
Father Lovasik said his life's ideal was to make God more known and loved through his writings. He published more than 30 books and over 75 pamphlets including prayer books, Bible stories for children, lives of the saints, and catechisms.
Father Lovasik retired from missionary work in 1982.