Introduction. Part I: In the Beginning. Chapter 1: Understanding Sainthood. Chapter 2: Angels and the Blessed Virgin. Chapter 3: Starting at the Beginning: Apostles and Evangelists. Part II: Put to the Test. Chapter 4: Overcoming Weakness. Chapter 5: Looking at Undecayed Saints (Incorruptibles). Chapter 6: Holy Martyrs. Chapter 7: Holy Virgins and Religious Women. Part III: Living the Faith. Chapter 8: Leading the Faithful: Saintly Popes. Chapter 9: Founding Fathers and Mothers. Chapter 10: Ruling with Sanctity: Saints of Nobility. Chapter 11: North American Saints. Chapter 12: American Orthodox Saints. Part IV: Explaining the Faith. Chapter 13: Doctors of the Church. Chapter 14: Saintly Pastors. Chapter 15: Latin Fathers of the Church. Chapter 16: Greek Fathers of the Church. Part V: Living with the Saints. Chapter 17: Saintly Shrines, Relics, and Pilgrimages. Chapter 18: Waiting for Their Halos: Saints in the Pipeline. Part VI: The Part of Tens. Chapter 19: Ten Favorite Litanies of the Saints. Chapter 20: Ten Famous Novenas to the Saints. Chapter 21: Ten Popular Shrines of the Saints. Chapter 22: Ten Saintly Families. Part VII: Appendixes. Appendix A: Helping Hands: A Listing of Patron Saints. Appendix B: Patron Saints of Countries and Places. Appendix C: Calendar of Feast Days for the Saints. Index.
Rev. John Trigilio, PhD, ThD, an ordained priest for over 25 years, is a parish priest and retired Navy chaplain. Serving the Church for over 20 years, Rev. Kenneth Brighenti, PhD is a priest for two Catholic parishes and has worked as a hospital chaplain. Together, the Reverends co-host a weekly television program, Crash Course on Catholicism. Fathers Trigilio and Brighenti speak nationally on Catholicism, and they have authored or co-authored numerous books, including the bestselling Catholicism For Dummies.