The Benedictine St. Lioba writes from Germany where she is serving as a missionary supporting Bishop St. Boniface. Both are originally from England. With her first-rate education, St. Lioba is a busy person guiding her fellow sisters, teaching, and advising clergy and secular rulers alike.
Each letter comes with hands-on activities and a tasty recipe related to St. Lioba.
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