Saints are real-life heroes and heroines of faith who inspire us by their virtues to become more like Christ. In this series of beautifully illustrated early reader books, real stories of saints come to life and connect with today's children, ages 4 to 9.
Thomas witnessed Jesus preaching, performing miracles, and dying on a cross. Hearing about Jesus' resurrection, Thomas declared he would believe only when he saw Jesus himself. When Jesus appeared to him, Thomas said, "My Lord and my God " He wanted to bring Jesus' presence to people in other lands and traveled to Persia and India, building churches and evangelizing.. His feast day is July 3 and he is the patron of builders and architects, as well as the Apostle of India.