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Spring Spiritual Reading

May is dedicated to the Blessed Mother. Two of the books covered here will teach you more about Mary and draw you closer to her and her Son. “And coming to her, said, “Hail, favored one! The Lord is with you” (Luke 1:28). Mary of…

Books for Spiritual Renewal this Advent

Numbering My Days How the Liturgical Calendar Rearranged My Life  by Chene Heady (Ignatius Press) A college English professor, discouraged by the endless loop of daily tasks, began seeking order and meaning through living the liturgical…

The Gift of Spiritual Reading

Time to think about Christmas gifts — both the ones you might want to give, as well as the ones you’d like to receive. Start dropping those hints now for one of these great reads.   The Catholic Mom’s Prayer Companion  A Book of Daily…

Ease Into Fall With a Good Book

Five Years in Heaven The Unlikely Friendship That Answered Life’s Greatest Questions  by John Schlimm (Image) He was a young, Harvard-educated, high-powered publicist who craved simplicity. She was an 80-something nun who made…

Inspiration Ahead

Redeemed by Grace A Catholic Woman's Journey to Planned Parenthood and Back by Ramona Trevino with Roxane B. Salonen  (Ignatius Press) Ramona Trevino was pregnant at 16 and entered into a marriage with an abusive husband. Later she divorced…