Category: Books

Lent in the Year of Mercy

Frans Lanting, “Ghost Trees at Dawn” [photo, National Geographic] “What does it mean for [the Church] to be disciples of Jesus, the Lamb of God? It means replacing malice with innocence, replacing power with love, replacing pride with humility, replacing…

Children’s Book Review Roundup

The Sisters of the Last Straw books by Karen Kelly Boyce are effervescent little comic mysteries set in a convent full of ladies whose personal shortcomings have proved too much for other religious orders to handle. The five (and later…

Review: The Action Bible

Graphic novels occupy a strange place in our literary landscape. While award-winning classics such as Watchmen and Maus have established them as a medium for serious art, many people still instinctually dismiss them as mere entertainment. Comic books, for some, retain…

Review: Fearing the Stigmata

To be Catholic and in one’s twenties is to be something of an anomaly, if our current cultural landscape is to be believed. The occasional Theology-on-Tap group notwithstanding, there is a dearth of media from the Church directed toward those…

“Strengthen Your Brothers” by J. Peter Sartain, Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Seattle

As Cardinal George aptly states, “This book is an invitation to trust, made by an archbishop who loves his priests.” In recent years, Archbishop Peter Sartain has written to the priests of the Diocese of Joliet (where he served from 2006-10)…

The Bible at a Glance by Scott Hahn

The Bible at a Glance by Scott Hahn is part of the Faith Charts series published by Our Sunday Visitor. It is a 8 1/2″ viagra online pharmacy x 11″ laminated tri-fold study guide that can be used for self-study…

150 Bible Verses

150 Bible Verses Every Catholic Should Know – 9780867169027 by Patrick MadridThis book offers you a window into Scripture revealing how God’s eternal wisdom relates to your life. Scripture is your guide to what matters most in life. If you’re…

St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross (Edith Stein)

Tuesday, August 09, 2011 St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross (Edith Stein) (1891-1942) A brilliant philosopher who stopped believing in God when she was 14, Edith Stein was so captivated by reading the autobiography of Teresa of Avila (October 15)…