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Soldier Surrenders: The Conversion of Saint Camillus de Lellis

By

Susan Peek

LIVES OF LITTLE-KNOWN SAINTS SERIES

At last . . . a saint for strugglers!

Soldiering, gambling, brawling, drinking. As a young man, St. Camillus excelled at them all. Add to that his fiery temper and innate knack for getting into trouble, and Camillus de Lellis seems the last person who could ever achieve holiness! But God had plans for the stubborn young soldier, whether Camillus liked it or not…Back in print by popular demand, this fast paced and inspiring story of the soldier-of-fortune who became an intrepid Soldier of Christ will appeal even to those who don’t normally like to read!

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ISBN

9780997000511

BOOK 2

7-12+

GRADE LEVEL:

"...one of the best saint books in our school library! Not only does it keep the readers interested, but it shows in a compelling way how we can overcome our fallen human nature and reform our lives, even when we have serious faults."

—a teacher, amazon review

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