The Lives of the Saints are only a part, but a precious part of the Library of triumphant Christianity. The catalogue of the Lives of the Saints is a long and holy one, so holy, indeed, that it is called a litany, and is used as one of the public prayers of the Catholic Church. On the shelves of this library are found books Whose pages relate not only the lives of Jesus Christ, the King of Saints, and of Mary, the Mother of Jesus, the Queen of Saints, but also the story of those pious and holy men and women Whose lives were a signal proof that God is wonderful in His saints. The Church is a faithful custodian of the Lives of the Saints, of those books which contain the wonderful and glorious deeds of her children who have lived and died in the odor of sanctity. And She looks on every Life of a Saint as a guide book pointing out the way to heaven to all Christians who are only travelers on the way to their true home. After the Catechism there is no book more precious to the eyes of Mother Church than a Life of a Saint. Every. Age of the Church has had its illus trions saint or saints, and the study of the life of any saint will reveal the providence of God in the govern ment of the world, and especially the divine economy with regard to the children of His Church. Not only are the saints, While living on earth, the glory and orna.