This book describes the life of the beloved Abbot of Cernica Monastery in Romania, who in the 19th century renewed Christian life under Turkish domination, preparing the people for nationhood. Through a text filled with his teachings and wrought with warm illustrations, children will find an example of great courage and self-sacrifice, and learn that the True Faith overcomes all obstacles.
Full color. Large format. English text. Grade 5 & up or could be read aloud to younger children. 4-color watercolor illustrations.
Author: Catalin Grigore