Author teaches children depth of God’s mercy through tale of the ‘Good Thief’

There’s a scene in the 1961 biopic The Hoodlum Priest where a woman notices a “very unusual crucifix,” observing in the face “strength and hope,” yet also “a certain fear, pleading, and even anger.”

Story based on legend highlights overlooked Biblical passage, forces heavy conversations

EWTN news anchor Raymond Arroyo debuts his “Legend Series” of self-contained episodic children’s stories with “The Spider Who Saved Christmas.” 

Children’s Christmas tale offers parents catechetical opportunities

As we approach the Christmas season, Catholic children’s author Anthony DeStefano offers a voice to a character in the Nativity of Our Lord through whom we can witness the birth of Jesus through new eyes.