Molly McBride and the Christmas Pageant: A Story About the Virtue of Obedience (MMCP) makes its way into Catholic family collections this holiday season. Christmas Pageant is the fourth Catholic children’s picture book in the series by Ohio author/illustrator Jean Schoonover-Egolf.
The kindergarten class at Holy Trinity School is having a Christmas pageant, complete with stable, angels, barn animals, and baby Jesus. Molly McBride thinks she’s a shoo-in for the role of Mary, while her bestie, priest-wanna-be Dominic, has his heart set on the role of Joseph. But Mrs. Rose, kindergarten teacher extraordinaire, might not have quite the same “vision” for this year’s Nativity that the kids have, leading to an upset that snowballs into a lesson on obedience. Will Molly’s feisty temperament ruin the whole play? Or will she find the strength, through the intercession of the Blessed Mother, to say, “Thy will be done?”
Christmas Pageant is now available for pre-order on Amazon. Deliveries head out November 5, in time for Saint Nicholas Day.