Sarah Damm observes that many saintly people were profoundly impacted after reading spiritual works, including St. Augustine, St. Ignatius of Loyola, and St. Edith Stein. Perhaps this Lent, we can be, too. Check out her 5 recommended Lenten reads!
Browsing: Book Notes
Janet Moore can’t think of a better way to begin this journey into this Extraordinary Year of Mercy then to follow along as Flynn unpacks encyclicals of Mercy, the Sacraments, the Pascal Mystery, the Divine Mercy Messages, Image and Devotions, and the Divine Presence of Jesus in the Eucharist – demonstrating how they actualize God’s unending “Mercy Full” Love for us.
Meg Matenaer observes that with Valentine’s Day around the corner, “Shakespeare on Love” by Joseph Pearce serves as a great reminder of what love truly is and offers a sure guide in reading Shakespeare, a must-read, especially if you have a teenager in the house.
Ave Maria Press has three new Lenten resources to help deepen your spiritual experience of Lent. Patrice Fagnant-MacArthur introduces us to Bringing Lent Home with Pope Francis, Sacred Reading for Lent 2016, and Stations of the Cross with the Eucharistic Heart of Jesus.
Lisa Hendey shares her interview with María Ruiz Scaperlanda, author of the new book “The Shepherd Who Didn’t Run” which details the life of Father Stanley Rother.
Meg Matenaer reviews Drinking with the Saints by Michael Foley, a smart, fun, and well-written book that will introduce you to new spirits, those for the table and those to whom we can pray!
In The Case for Jesus (on sale Feb. 2), Dr. Brant Pitre taps into the wells of Christian scripture, history and tradition to ask and answer a number of questions about the origins and validity of the Gospels and one big question: Did Jesus of Nazareth claim to be God?