A beautiful, popular life of the Patron of Lost Objects, a powerful intercessor, and the favorite saint of Catholics. He was the greatest preacher of the middle ages and one of the finest orators of all time. Find out why he is called the Wonder-Worker and the Hammer of Heretics! Includes the famous stories of St. Anthony and the Christ Child, St. Anthony and the Mule, preaching to the fishes, and more. 126 pgs, PB
Charles Warren Stoddard was born at Rochester, New York in 1843. He began his writing career with various letters and poems, which received high praise. While visiting Molokai he became well acquainted with Father Damien, about whom he wrote The Lepers of Molokai, a work which did much for the priest's esteem. He was received into the Catholic Church in 1867, and held a tender devotion for the faith. Charles Stoddard is the author of Idyls, A Troubled Heart and How It Was Comforted, For the Pleasure of His Company, and St. Anthony, the Wonder Worker of Padua. He died in 1909 at Monterey, California.