There were three things Robin Davis said she would never do: move back to Ohio, get married and join any organized religion. God, it seems, has different designs on an otherwise beautifully planned life that this author had been leading as a food critic for a top-notch newspaper in San Francisco.
“The Church Building as a Sacred Place: Beauty, Transcendence and the Eternal” by Duncan G. Stroik. Liturgy Training Publications.
In his book “Faith That Transforms Us: Reflections on the Creed,” Cardinal Donald W. Wuerl encourages Catholics to pray, reflect and then act on the Nicene Creed that they recite at each Mass.
“The Catholic Briefcase: Tools for integrating faith and work” is a short guide for professionals who want to live their faith 24/7.
Grace Notes by Brian Doyle. Acta Publications. (Chicago, 2011). 148 pp. $14.95.Grace Notes by Brian Doyle. Acta Publications. (Chicago, 2011). 148 pp. $14.95.
In “America’s Church,” Thomas Tweed, a professor of religious studies at the University of Texas in Austin, gives us a long overdue historical overview of the crucial components of American Catholicism that led to the establishment of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington.
Are you a World War II junkie? Love history and politics? Here’s a great read for you.