Sunday, February 25, 2024

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“Sunday Snippets” Book by Father Daniel Powell Delivers Relatable Homilies for Everyday Life

To hear him tell it, Father Daniel F. X. Powell Jr. was just doing his job, giving homilies and ministering to the flock. And then… “Next thing you know, there’s a book,” he laughed.

“Things Worth Dying For: Thoughts on a Life Worth Living”

Charles Chaput was born in September 1944 in Concordia, Kansas, a small community in north central Kansas in the heartland of America’s Midwest, where farming is a tradition and family values are cherished.

‘A Distress Letter to God:’ Patients’ Suffering Leads Hershey Chaplain to Write Book on Finding ‘Grace in Horror’

Ministering to a terminally ill 14-month-old boy as a volunteer chaplain at Saskatoon Hospital in Saskatchewan was more than Father Modestus Ngwu, O.P., could handle.

Bishop Paprocki Explores Link between Physical and Spiritual Fitness in New Book

Bishop Thomas Paprocki of Springfield, Illinois, doesn’t generally introduce himself as a runner. His first love is hockey, which, at nearly 70 years old, he still plays regularly. He even coaches the goalkeepers at a local Catholic high school.

Book Review: It Is Right and Just

What can I say? Susan Tassone has done it again! When it comes to prayer books with purpose, I have found Susan’s various titles to be a great go-to source. This Lent, we are treated with yet another. Praying with Jesus and Faustina During Lent And in Times of Suffering is Susan’s latest and it will be a valuable asset to your Lenten journey this year and beyond.

Book Review: Praying with Jesus and Faustina during Lent by Susan Tassone

What can I say? Susan Tassone has done it again! When it comes to prayer books with purpose, I have found Susan’s various titles to be a great go-to source. This Lent, we are treated with yet another. Praying with Jesus and Faustina During Lent And in Times of Suffering is Susan’s latest and it will be a valuable asset to your Lenten journey this year and beyond.

A Review of Light and Leaven: The Challenge of the Laity in the Twenty-First Century

It seems like the only news we get today is bad. We live in a nation deeply divided. Daily we face more news on a pandemic, and news of a Church that is suffering in more ways than one. What are we, as faithful Catholics, to do?

A Review of A Family Guide to Spiritual Warfare: Strategies for Deliverance and Healing

Can you feel it? Does it weigh on you? Almost everywhere we turn, whether it be the news or social media, there is an evident unrest in our society today. I and many others have never felt or seen such tension in our lifetimes prior. But why? This palpable unrest is not Left or Right, it is spiritual. We are living through a period of spiritual warfare like no other.

Book Review: Thy Kingdom Come: Living the Lord’s Prayer in Everyday Life

How often do we say the Lord’s Prayer? For starters, at least once a week at Mass. If you attend daily Mass, throw in a couple more. If you regularly pray the Rosary, add on a whole bunch more. But have you ever stopped to think about what you are praying?

A Review of St. Faustina Prayer Book for Adoration

Show of hands: how many participate in Eucharistic Adoration? Second show of hands: how many would like to have a book as a guide through your Adoration times? Luckily there’s a book for that: St. Faustina Prayer Book for Adoration by Susan Tassone. This one is a keeper.

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