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Book inspires with bilingual story

of Blessed Stanley Rother

“Blessed Stanley Francis Rother: The First American Martyr” by Bishop Anthony B. Taylor is a concise, informative and inspiring account of the life and death of the Oklahoma priest who was murdered for his faith in 1981 in Guatemala.

The bilingual 88-page soft-cover book is adapted from an extensive audio-visual presentation created by Bishop Taylor. Illustrated with dozens of pictures, the book also includes eight extra pages of color photos from Father Rother’s life and his beatification Mass in Oklahoma City. Each book is reversible for both English and Spanish.

“Blessed Stanley poured out his blood in witness to Christ in a very dark time in Guatemala. He always said that when the wolf threatens, the shepherd must not run. Father Rother is a powerful model for me — and I think all of us — of the cost of discipleship and what it means to follow Jesus faithfully.”
— Bishop Anthony B. Taylor, Christmas 2017

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• For discounts on 10 or more copies, please call Arkansas Catholic at (501) 664-0125.

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