Tuesday Book Review: A Right To Be Merry

By | Dec 15, 2009

Amazon.com Widgets If you haven’t read this book by Mother Mary Francis, you must read it. Until recently it was out of print and hard to find (I think I paid almost $40 for my copy 10 years ago), but the book has since been rereleased, so now you have no excuse! In A Right […]

Tuesday Book Review: Catholic Nuns and the Making of America

By | Dec 8, 2009

While Catholic Nuns and the Making of America primarily centers around the Sisters of Mercy, the author, John Fialka really wanted to tell the history of Catholic Sisters’ contribution to our country.  He chose the Sisters of Mercy as an example of the continued wealth that more then 400 orders brought to our history. While […]

Tuesday Book Review: Discovering Your Personal Vocation

By | Nov 10, 2009

Well, this isn’t really a book review, because I haven’t had a chance to read this book yet. However, it’s on my list of books to read as soon as I can afford to get a copy of it (already checked the library, and they don’t have it). In Discovering Your Personal Vocation, Fr. Herbert […]

Tuesday Book Review: Wisdom Distilled From the Daily

By | Jan 20, 2009

I first read Sr. Joan Chittester’s book, Wisdom Distilled From the Daily almost 15 years ago, when I was discerning religious life.  While I believe it has great significance for those discerning vocations, I think it is also a book appropriate for anyone attempting to live an authentic life of love. The Rul of St […]

Tuesday Book Review: Divine Intimacy

By | Nov 18, 2008

Divine Intimacy: Meditations on the Interior Life for Every Day of the Liturgical Year, by Father Gabriel of St. Mary Magdalen, OCD. Steeped in the Carmelite mystical traditions, Divine Intimacy is a tool for drawing closer to God.  If you are just learning to habitualize daily prayer and conversation with God, Divine Intimacy is a […]

Tuesday Book Review – Opening to God

By | Aug 26, 2008

I’m starting a new feature this week, Tuesday book review. For now, these will be books that I have personally read and found useful, but I will be soliciting book reviews from others in the future. I also invite you all to comment with your own reviews of these books, whether positive or negative. The […]

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