When they couldn’t find vocation stories for children, Father Jeffrey Kirby and Marguerite (Peggy) Wertz decided to write their own.
In 2010, they published Becoming Father Bob for boys, which quickly became a success.
But that was only the start.
This January, during Catholic Schools Week, they released their latest book, aimed at elementary and middle-school girls: Becoming Sister Mary Grace.
“Principal Peggy Wertz and I worked alongside a great illustrator and saw Becoming Sister Mary Grace come alive,” said Father Kirby, vicar of vocations for the Diocese of Charleston, S.C. Wertz is principal of St. Mary Help of Christians School in Aiken, S.C., where illustrator Alice Judd...READ MORE