Claudia Cargilla McAdam in Louie's Lent, children will encounter Matthew 9:13: "Go and learn what it means to say, 'I desire mercy, not sacrifice.'"
This hardcover children's book encourages children to prepare for Lent and understand that it is not only sacrifices of candy or toys that can please God, but also sacrifices of ourselves.
When Louie sees his classmates giving up something for Lent, he is stumped as to what he should do. While his classmates are making Lenten resolutions, he takes a different approach: he gives of himself to support his classmates in their sacrifices.
With the help of this inspiring children's book, you can enter Lent with renewed zeal and purpose. Young Catholics aged 4–8 years old will be engaged by the beautiful, full-color illustrations on every page and lively storytelling.
Hardcover, 32 pages.