“The Church Building as a Sacred Place: Beauty, Transcendence and the Eternal” by Duncan G. Stroik. Liturgy Training Publications.
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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.
In “Visiting the Visitors” Patrick Mader tells the story of a quiet Christmas Eve when three children and their grandparents pull a sled laden with corn, oats and a hay bale through the snowy woods.
“Small Mercies: Glimpses of God in Everyday Life” is an easy reading collection of anecdotes from which Nancy Jo Sullivan has reached back and harvested the God moments.
“The Catholic Briefcase: Tools for integrating faith and work” is a short guide for professionals who want to live their faith 24/7.
We walk into church and the first thing we do is reach our fingers into holy water. Why?
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.
What was Timothy Mullner going to do without his vice-president’s title, a staff to direct and an expense account?
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.
Adding gifts from the Christian East like mystery, contemplation and wisdom to one’s prayer life can bring a new richness and balance to those used to the Western church’s focus on understanding, action and knowledge.