Thecla Merlo: A Heart Ready for Everything for the Sake of the Gospel
By Maria Vago
This illustrated biography for children is a simple, fluid and captivating account of the life of Sr. Thecla Merlo, Co-foundress of the Daughters of St. Paul.
The flow of the narrative is enlivened by snippets of the text in comic-strip format and full-page illustrations rich in detail. It is interspersed with brief extracts from the writings of Sr. Thecla that offer young readers food for thought.
The text covers Sr. Thecla’s life from birth to death, highlighting its most important stages, especially the turning points that were significant for the Daughters of St. Paul. It focuses in particular on the episodes in which the lives of Fr. James Alberione and Sr. Thecla Merlo intertwine.
This book, available only in Italian, can be obtained from www.paolinestore.it