Journey of Our Love: The Letters of St. Gianna Beretta Molla and Pietro Molla (Pauline Books, 2014) allows us an intimate look at the relationship between husband and wife as they sought to establish and nurture their domestic church.
Author Patrice Fagnant-MacArthur
A funny thing happened as Msgr. Charles M. Murphy was putting the finishing touches on a manuscript about St. Francis and how he could be a role model for the new evangelization: Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina was elected to lead the Catholic Church and took the name of Francis to be his own. While the Monsignor needed to update his book, Reclaiming Francis, he was far from disappointed. He writes, “I prefer to think that this was not really a coincidence but rather a shared vision of how the Church can be renewed and how people today can be helped to find faith once again.”
Haynes has definitely created an excellent, enjoyable sequel. One wants to keep turning pages, eager to see how it is all going to work out for Gabe and his friends. In addition, she masterfully handles the story line about Harry and his ADHD, emphasizing how each person has gifts.
Based on the adult version of “The Catechism,” “Totally Catholic” covers all the basics of what it means to be Catholic. Sr. Mary Kathleen compares it to a computer manual for one’s new computer. In order to fully understand the computer, one needs to read the book. This is a manual for one’s faith, designed both for Catholic children as well as for those converting to the Catholic faith.
In “Therese, Faustina, and Bernadette: Three Saints who Challenged My Faith, Gave Me Hope, and Taught Me How to Love,” Elizabeth Ficocelli shares the stories of these three saints as well as the way that they have shaped and influenced her own life.
Profoundly pro-life, Tiny Blue Lines is designed to help young Catholic women realize that life isn’t over simply because of an unplanned pregnancy.