Saint Stories for Kids

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A weekly podcast of stories for kids about the Saints, from the creator of Shining Light Dolls, Chantal Baros. Join us each week for a new short story!

Episode Date
Ep. 63 St Cuthbert
St Cuthbert knew that God would always provide what he needed. The best way to explain this to his friend was to show him. Listen now to hear his story! St Cuthbert, Pray for Us!
Mar 16, 2020
Ep. 62 St Kessog
St Kessog was always very holy, even as a child. He knew that the best thing to do in any situation was to ask God for help. Listen now to hear his story! St Kessog, Pray for Us!
Mar 09, 2020
Ep. 61 St Baldred
St Baldred spent a lot of time alone on his island...watching the ships come in and out...narrowly missing dangerous rocks and shallows. But what could be done to help them? Listen now to hear! St Baldred, Pray for Us!
Mar 01, 2020
Ep. 60 St Walburga
St Walburga was very well educated and was asked to help teach in the missions. Just a short boat ride across the channel and she would be there...but will she make it? Listen now! St Walburga, Pray for Us!
Feb 23, 2020
Ep. 59 St Wulfric
St Wulfric had so many great friends. They even sent him gifts to the church anchorage. Listen now to hear about one such gift! St Wulfric, Pray for Us!
Feb 16, 2020
Ep. 58 St Ludan
St Ludan traveled all over during his pilgrimage. He truly loved the French countryside though. He was at peace as he neared the end of his life there but he had one final request...Listen now to hear what it was! St Ludan, Pray for Us!
Feb 09, 2020
Ep. 57 St Blaise
On the feast of St Blaise, most churches have a throat blessing ceremony using candles. Listen now to hear why! St Blaise, Pray for Us!
Feb 03, 2020
Ep. 56 St Thomas Aquinas
St Thomas Aquinas knew what God was calling him to do...but it wasn't what his mother wanted. Listen now! St Thomas, Pray for Us!
Jan 27, 2020
Ep. 55 St John the Merciful
St John took a vow to live like the poor that he had come to care for...even gifts were more than he was comfortable with...but he could use the gifts to make others comfortable. Listen now to hear his story! St John, Pray for Us!
Jan 20, 2020
Ep. 54 St Felix of Nola
St Felix escaped from prison to help St Maximus...but they both ended up needing help. They prayed and prayed but it didn't seem like God was listening...or was he? Listen now! St Felix, Pray for Us!
Jan 13, 2020
Ep. 53 St Gudula
St Gudula had a schedule and she liked to keep one was going to slow her down! Listen now to hear her story. St Gudula, Pray for Us!
Jan 06, 2020
Ep. 52 St Basil the Great
St Basil needed help...and who better to ask than God! He had cooked up some great ideas before but this one takes the cake! Listen now! St Basil, Pray for Us!
Jan 01, 2020
Ep. 51 St Francis of Assisi
St Francis of Assisi is well known for his love of animals...but did you know that he envisioned and created something that you see in every church you visit this time of year? He was a visionary, and brought us the...well, the...oh, just listen now and hear the story! Merry Christmas! St Francis, Pray for Us!
Dec 23, 2019
Ep. 50 St Adelaide of Italy
St Adelaide was born a princess, later married to a king, and shortly after that...went to jail! Listen now to hear her story! St Adelaide, Pray for Us!
Dec 15, 2019
Ep. 49 St Juan Diego
St Juan Diego was just your average Joe...He was a recently converted Catholic just going about his business...but someone had other ideas for him. They had a big job for him to do. Listen now to hear his story! St Juan Diego, Pray for Us!
Dec 08, 2019
Ep. 48 St Nicholas
St Nicholas wanted a way to share what he had with others. He had a great was just a little unordinary...depending on the time of year, I guess. Listen now to hear his story! St Nicholas, Pray for Us!
Dec 02, 2019
Ep. 47 St Conrad
St Conrad didn't have arachnophobia before Mass that you think he did afterwards? Listen now! St Conrad, Pray for Us!
Nov 25, 2019
Ep. 46 St Cecilia
St Cecilia was nervous about getting married. Luckily she had God to keep her calm...and a guardian angel. Listen now! St Cecilia, Pray for Us!
Nov 18, 2019
Ep. 45 St Martin of Tours
St Martin gave selflessly to help someone in need. Who was this man? listen now to hear the story! St Martin, Pray for Us!
Nov 11, 2019
Ep. 44 St Leo the Great
Pope Leo knew he had to do something to protect Rome! He just didn't realize that he had such persuasive friends with him. Listen now to hear his story! St Leo, Pray for Us!
Nov 04, 2019
Ep. 42 St Anthony Mary Claret
St Anthony forgot about the most important thing in life. He nearly lost his life because of it. Listen now to hear his story! St Anthony, Pray for Us!
Oct 21, 2019
Ep. 41 St Teresa of Avila
St Teresa always had a sense of humor...even with God. She knew he wanted her to be herself. Listen now to hear her story! St Teresa, Pray for Us!
Oct 14, 2019
Ep. 40 St Wilfrid Bishop of York
St Wilfrid believed that you should always make informed decisions, especially for matters of faith. Listen now to hear his advice! St Wilfrid, Pray for Us!
Oct 07, 2019
Ep. 39 St Jerome
St Jerome probably never expected a wild animal to wander into class as he sat outside with the other monks...definitely not a lion! What would you do? Would you run? Listen now to hear what St Jerome did! St Jerome, Pray for Us!
Sep 30, 2019
Ep. 38 St Padre Pio
Padre Pio was known as a Saint while he was still alive. He could be in two places at once, he could fly, and he could miraculously heal people! Listen now to hear just one of Padre Pio's amazing miracles. St Padre Pio, Pray for Us!
Sep 24, 2019
Ep. 37 St Hildegard of Bingen
St Hildegard knew what God wanted her to do...her abbot disagreed. Sometimes you have to ask God to take control and help...but sometimes God decides to take control whether you ask or not. God used Hildegard to change the mind of her abbot who was strict and "inflexible" to say the least. Listen now! St Hildegard of Bingen, Pray for Us!
Sep 16, 2019
Ep. 36 St Peter Claver
St Peter Claver worked for decades to help enslaved people. Sometimes, hearing God's call, he did more than he imagined. Listen now! St Peter Claver, Pray for Us!
Sep 09, 2019
Ep. 35 St Teresa of Calcutta
St Teresa ended her ride on the train a different person than when she started it. Listen now to hear how her transformation happened! St Teresa, Pray for Us!
Sep 02, 2019
Ep. 34 St Ladislaus
When St Ladislaus was faced with a confusing situation, he prayed for guidance. Listen now to hear his story! St Ladislaus, Pray for Us!
Aug 26, 2019
Ep. 33 St Rose of Lima
Bzzz...Bzzz...Bzzz...What would you do if you were surrounded by a swarm of mosquitos? Listen now to hear how St Rose of Lima solved this problem in a saintly way! St Rose, Pray for Us!
Aug 19, 2019
Ep. 32 St Maximillian Kolbe
St Maximillian wanted to share his devotion to Mary with everyone. He just didn't have the means to make it happen. When you need help...just ask! Listen now! St Maximillian, Pray for Us!
Aug 12, 2019
Ep. 31 St Clare of Assisi
St Clare wasn't feeling well and couldn't make it to the Holy Spirit brought the Mass to her. Listen now to hear the story! St Clare, Pray for Us!
Aug 04, 2019
Ep. 30 St Ignatius
When faced with a difficult choice, St Ignatius turned to God to help him make the decision. Listen now to hear the story! St Ignatius, Pray for Us!
Jul 29, 2019
Ep. 29 St Christopher
St Christopher wanted to serve the greatest king ever, so he decided to serve the Lord. He helped everyone in need, and was reminded of a special lesson while doing so. Listen now! St Christopher, Pray for Us!
Jul 22, 2019
Ep. 28 St Margaret of Antioch
St Margaret promised herself to God and refused to marry...even when threatened. She remained devout, and gave her life for the Lord...Listen now to hear her story! St Margaret, Pray for Us!
Jul 15, 2019
Ep. 27 St Benedict of Nursia
If at first you don't succeed, try, try again...then if you don't like what you get...poison the person responsible! If you're St Benedict though, don't worry. God is watching out for you. Listen now! St Benedict, Pray for Us!
Jul 07, 2019
Ep. 26 St Thomas the Apostle
St Thomas knew that seeing is believing! He brought many people into the Church this way. Listen now to hear his story! St Thomas, Pray for Us!
Jun 30, 2019
Ep. 25 St Peter the Apostle
After the Ascension, the Disciples were left with a tough go out and tell people about God, and to convert people to Christianity. St Peter knew that actions speak louder than words and showed people God's power through miracles. Listen now to see how! St Peter, Pray for Us!
Jun 24, 2019
Ep. 24 St Joseph Cafasso
You're locked in a jail with some of the most notorious criminals around...what do you do? Listen now to hear what St Joseph Cafasso did. St Joseph Cafasso, Pray for Us!
Jun 17, 2019
Ep. 23 St Anthony of Padua
What else can you do when people just won't listen anymore? You might as well talk to a brick wall...or a bunch of fish...Listen now! St Anthony of Padua, Pray for Us!
Jun 10, 2019
Ep. 22 St Boniface
Thor! Thor?! St Boniface had to convert people who believed in Thor? How could one man possibly go up against this god? Because he had his God to back him up! Listen now! St Boniface, Pray for Us!
Jun 02, 2019
Ep. 21 St Joan of Arc
There's been a war waging for almost 90 years to decide who sits on the throne of your kingdom, what do you do? Put a 15 year old peasant girl in charge of course! St Joan of Arc, Pray for Us!
May 27, 2019
Ep. 20 Our Lady of China
What could such a small village do to protect themselves from an attack by an entire army? Pray! Listen Now! Our Lady of China, Pray for Us!
May 20, 2019
Ep. 19 St Simon Stock
St Simon Stock prayed all night for help from the Virgin Mary...As the sun rose, he received his answer. Listen now! St Simon Stock, Pray for Us!
May 13, 2019
Ep. 18 Our Lady of Fatima
Three shepard children brought hope to thousands and thousands of people by sharing an amazing miracle. Millions travel there today! Listen now to see where it all started... Our Lady of Fatima, Pray for Us!
May 02, 2019
Ep. 13 St Benedict
Having a big dinner party? Need a helping hand? Leave it to the professionals...Listen now! St Benedict, Pray for Us!
Apr 30, 2019
Ep. 17 St Peregrine
Sometimes dreams do come true! St Peregrine, Pray for Us!
Apr 29, 2019
Ep. 16 St George and The Dragon
A poisonous dragon was terrorizing the city, they had no hope! Enter...St George. Can he stop the dragon and save the day? Listen now! St George, Pray for Us!
Apr 21, 2019
Ep. 15 St Agnes of Montepulciano
St Agnes always wanted to be a nun! Even a murder couldn't keep her from her dreams...listen now! St Agnes, Pray for Us!
Apr 14, 2019
Ep. 14 St Casilda of Toledo
St Casilda risked everything to help Christians in need, and they helped her learn about God. When she was in need, He heard her call. Listen now! St Casilda, Pray for Us!
Apr 08, 2019
Ep. 12 St Balbina
Have you ever tried to convince someone of something who isn't interested in hearing it? Even with the help of Angels it can be a challenge. Listen now! St Balbina, Pray for Us!
Mar 25, 2019
Ep. 11 St Enda
It's not always easy to get along with your neighbors...Just ask St Enda! St Enda, Pray for Us!
Mar 18, 2019
Ep. 10 St Patrick
St Patrick is one of the most famous Saints around. There are so many stories about him. He's celebrated worldwide! He's also the Patron Saint of Ireland...but do you know how he got there...or why? Listen now to find out... St Patrick, Pray for Us!
Mar 10, 2019
Ep. 9 St John of God
St. John of God helped many people throughout his life, but who helped John? Listen now to find out! St John, Pray for Us!
Mar 03, 2019
Ep. 8 St Katharine Drexel
St Katharine Drexel spent her whole life and an immense fortune helping Native American and African American communities. But not everyone agreed with what she was doing, and she received many threats. She knew what to do though...she had friends in high places! Listen now! St Katharine, Pray for Us!
Feb 22, 2019
Ep. 7 St Bernadette Soubirous
St Bernadette was just a young girl when the Virgin Mary appeared to her at Lourdes. Her faith led to the source of one of the most visited pilgrimage sites in the world. Listen now! St Bernadette, Pray for Us!
Feb 16, 2019
Ep. 6 St Valentine
St Valentine was a healer! And though he was martyred for his beliefs, even that could not stop his miraculous works! Listen now! St Valentine, Pray for Us!
Feb 11, 2019
Ep. 5 St Scholastica
St Scholastica and her twin brother St Benedict were very close. But, as siblings do, they argued from time to time. When siblings can't agree, sometimes one has to go to their Father for help! Listen now! St Scholastica and St Benedict, Pray for Us!
Feb 02, 2019
Ep. 4 St John Bosco
St John Bosco was an Italian priest who founded a school for boys to learn and pray. Not everyone plays nice though...listen now to learn more! St John Bosco, Pray for Us!
Jan 25, 2019
Ep. 3 St Francis de Sales
This week we hear about St. Francis de Sales and St. Jane de Chantal. Their friendship was a prearranged gift from God! St Francis and St Jane, Pray for Us!
Jan 21, 2019
Ep. 2 St Fillan of Scotland
St. Fillan was an Irish born monk that moved to Scotland where he spent the rest of his life as a missionary. St. Fillan is known for many miracles, including one involving a wolf. Listen to hear the whole story! St. Fillan, pray for us!
Jan 08, 2019
Ep. 1 St Raymond of Peñafort
St. Raymond Peñafort, the patron saint of lawyers, made a most unusual journey and taught a King a lesson! Listen now! St Raymond, Pray for Us!
Jan 04, 2019