A Child’s Life of St. Madeleine Sophie
By Dacia Van Antwerp, ASH, 1948
Illustrations by Carla Maria Melendez Relli, ASH, 2020
Amazing Sophie is a children's story about Saint Madeleine Sophie Barat. The book holds 28 pages about Sophie; her life, her love for God and her passion for making the love of Jesus known to all.
The author, Dacia Van Antwerp, is an alum of the Academy of the Sacred Heart at Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. Dacia experienced her retreat at Joigny, childhood home of Sophie, where she slept in the room of Sophie’s grandmother, prayed in Sophie’s childhood bedroom and daily walked the Barat vineyards.
Inspired to provide a children’s story for the author's great grandchildren and for the children of the Sacred Heart all over the world, this short story about our Foundress and Saint desires to develop attention and thoughts for vocation in younger children.
From the book's forward:
This little book is dedicated to the Children of the Sacred Heart throughout the world. May they know the Sacred Heart intimately and bring the Lord Jesus to others by their lives and, if necessary, by a word or two.
All net proceeds from the sale of this little book will go to the Academy of the Sacred Heart, Bloomfield Hills, MI, USA.
Published by Denton Publications
2121 Clawson Avenue, Apt. 101
Royal Oak, Michigan 48073
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MI residents add 6% MI sales tax = $14.84