Book Notes: Catholic Life Support 5


Book Notes 720 x 340 dark gold outline and medium blue pen _ Notes light blueHere is Catholic Life Support 5 – Books. These are new books written by Catholic authors. Our goal is to help encourage, support, and assist each other in our journey toward our greatest good – God.  Enjoy:)  Great books for great souls!

passportPassport by Christopher Blunt: A coming-of-age story about a young man’s discovery of self-sacrificial love. It is told through the eyes of Stan Eigenbauer, who is living a generally upright — but comfortable and self-satisfied — bachelor’s life. When he meets a lovely young woman, he thinks he’s found the one thing that was missing: a passport to “heaven on earth.”



a world such as heaven intendedA World Such as Heaven Intended by Amanda Lauer: In this novel, Amara McKirnan and Nathan Simmons share a devotion to their Catholic faith but their loyalties lie on opposite sides of the conflict. Dedicated to the Confederate cause, Amara offers to help out at her uncle’s makeshift hospital in Atlanta. Fate brought Nathan to their doorstep and into Amara’s life.



catholic gardener spiritual almanacA Catholic Gardener’s Spiritual Almanac: Cultivating Your Faith Throughout the Year by Margaret Rose Realy: The first book to offer gardeners spiritual resources and creative projects that connect a love of gardening with their Catholic faith. Margaret Realy, master gardener, retreat leader, and writer, presents this spiritual companion that follows the natural and liturgical seasons and offers gardening tips and easy-to-do projects for each month of the year.


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If you’re interested in purchasing these books, consider stopping in at your local Catholic bookstore first. They’re also available online, and if you use our Amazon link, gets a small percentage of the sales.

Copyright 2015 Ann Frailey



About Author

As an author and teacher with a degree in Elementary Education, Ann Frailey has written and published nine books, and several of her articles have been published in national magazines. In 2016, she earned a Masters of Fine Arts Degree in Creative Writing for Entertainment from Full Sail University and won two course director’s awards. Ann belongs to the Catholic Writer’s Guild, home schools, and maintains a mini-farm with her children and their numerous critters.


  1. Thank you for including my novel, A World Such as Heaven Intended, in this article. In 2016 it won the YA CALA (Catholic Arts and Letters) award. The second book in the Heaven Intended series, A Life Such as Heaven Intended, was published on April 1, 2018. Look for A Love Such as Heaven Intended early in 2019.

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