New York Times Best-Selling Author Raymond Arroyo Delivers Another Stunning Cinematic Literary Experience Available March 9

2, 2021BOSTON, Feb. Sophia also serves as a leading online source for Catholic community, devotions, and other spiritual and practical resources. Bridging the gap between Christmas and Easter, this unique redemption story is destined to be treasured and revisited year after year.The critically acclaimed "Legend" series debuted in the fall of 2020 with The Spider Who Saved Christmas. He is also host and managing editor of "the World Over Live" on EWTN Mr. The Thief Who Stole Heaven brings to life the largely hidden character of Dismas, The Good Thief. The Thief Who Stole Heaven reminds each of us that mercy endures, and hope, lasts to the very end. SOURCE Sophia Institute PressCONTACT: Sarah Lemieux, 603-641-9344,


Tweet He has produced other Billboard topping musical projects including "The Birth of Christ" with Liam Neeson (Sony Classics). In 2013, Sophia launched Sophia Institute for Teachers, an initiative that provides classroom teachers with the instructional materials and catechetical training they need to educate their students and prepare them to live their lives as active and faithful Catholics. The Thief Who Stole Heaven, Latest Offering in "Legend Series," Brings to Life Captivating Redemption Story of Dismas, The Good ThiefNEWS PROVIDED BYSophia Institute PressFeb. "Spider" also received favorable widespread media coverage."Thief" is the second installment as part of a larger "Legend Series" of self-contained, episodic stories.www.DiscoverLegends.comAbout the Author Raymond Arroyo is a New York Times bestselling author, an international broadcaster and Fox News Contributor who has worked for CNN and the Associated Press. Arroyo is passionate about sharing the unique culture of his beloved Crescent City and the great state of Louisiana. Our other major online platforms include,, and A native New Orleanian, Mr. Arroyo has made frequent appearances on The Today Show, Good Morning America, The Ingraham Angle, CNN Headline News, Access Hollywood and many more. Highlights include: Mother Teresa of Calcutta, Mel Gibson, Wendell Pierce, Placido Domingo, DeVon Franklin, Chef Leah Chase, Mary Higgins Clark, Aaron Neville, Tim Conway, Irma Thomas, Mark Burnett, Martin Sheen, Johnny Mathis, Jose Feliciano, Harry Connick Jr., and a groundbreaking interview with comic legend, Jerry Lewis, to name just a few.Request a Review CopyMembers of the media may send an email to our Associate Director of Publicity at to receive a complimentary review copy of The Thief Who Stole Heaven or to schedule an interview with the author, Raymond Arroyo.About Sophia Institute PressThe mission of Sophia Institute Press is to provide substantive spiritual formation to help readers grow in holiness and in their knowledge of the Catholic Faith. 2, 2021 /Christian Newswire/ — Coinciding with the Lent and Easter seasons comes the new offering in the cherished "Legend" series entitled, The Thief Who Stole Heaven. On the heels of the success of the first installment in the series, The Spider Who Saved Christmas, The Thief Who Stole Heaven is slated for release on March 9, 2021.Find more details HERE.Best-selling author Raymond Arroyo returns with another legacy-enhancing title to his portfolio of strikingly beautiful and inspirational works. Known for his penetrating interviews, Arroyo has interviewed the leading figures of the day. The book topped The New York Times, USA Today, Amazon and Barnes & Noble Bestseller lists, demonstrating how deeply it resonated with readers across America searching for an uplifting family read that can span generations. His work has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, The Financial Times, Newsweek, Time Magazine, The New Yorker, and elsewhere. His eight books, including his biography of Mother Angelica and his Best-selling multi-book Will Wilder Middle Grade series (Random House Kids) were all New York Times Bestsellers. Drawing on the writings of popes and saints, this heartfelt story transports readers into the dramatic life of Dismas, from his crime-ridden childhood to the brush with grace that changes his life forever. Earning a Telly Award, Arroyo produced, wrote and hosted a musical Christmas special for PBS called Christmastime in New Orleans with eponymous Billboard chart-topping soundtrack (Verve Records/AimHigher).