St. Jerome was born around 347 AD in a province of the Roman Empire. He received a good education, and he was an excellent student. One day, he had a vision where he seemed to hear the voice of Jesus say, “You are a follower of Cicero – not of Christ.” After this vision, he devoted himself to prayer and studying the Bible.
Jerome devoted 20 years of his life to translating the entire Bible in to the everyday Latin of the people He also wrote commentaries on the books of the Bible. Reading this story can encourage us to follow in the footsteps of St. Jerome, who pursued holiness, studied the Bible, and helped others to gain a better understanding of the Bible.
Level 3 reader
Softcover, 143 pages.