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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…

Back-to-School Books

Editor's note: Here are four short reviews of books we think you'll enjoy. Strange Gods Unmasking the Idols in Everyday Life Elizabeth Scalia (Ave Maria Press) Ever read the biblical accounts of the Israelites falling…