The King of the Golden City


by Mother Mary Loyola


A Classic Allegory of Christ’s Love


What if you were invited to visit the King of the Golden City, who loved you more than anyone else in the world? That is the premise of this charming story that illustrates Jesus’ desire to share an intimate relationship with each one of us.


This book is a classic of Catholic literature that can be enjoyed by people of all ages. “The King of the Golden City” is a beautiful allegory by Mother Mary Loyola, a nun who wrote many books in the early 1900s. Mother Mary Loyola wrote this especially for children to help them appreciate the gift of Holy Communion and the love of Our Lord in the Blessed Sacrament, yet adults alike will be touched and inspired by it.


Follow the adventures of Dilecta, a poor orphan girl who is befriended by the King and receives many gifts and graces from Him. But she also faces many trials and temptations that threaten to separate her from her beloved King. Will she remain faithful and loyal to Him? Will she ever see Him face to face in His glorious City?


The King of the Golden City is a perfect story for preparing a child for First Holy Communion, as well as for anyone who wants to grow closer to Our Lord in the Holy Eucharist. It is a treasure that will inspire you to seek the King who awaits you with His infinite love and mercy.



120 pages, hardcover with dust jacket


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The King of the Golden City

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Weight 1.375 lbs
Dimensions 11.125 × 8.625 × .625 in