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Daria Sockey

How I got saved

by Daria Sockey Protestant friends sometimes ask me when I got saved, was born again, or accepted Jesus as my personal savior. This starts a discussion where we define terms, parse Scripture, and make theological distinctions. But I think…

Faith and Fitness

We all know exercise is good for us. But our relationship with it is … complicated. Some of us are “yo-yo” exercisers. Our treadmills, weights, bikes, fitness apps, and gym memberships see bursts of use and then gather (real or…

Warm up with a good Catholic book!

Those gray days of January and February (at least for those of us who live north of the Mason-Dixon Line) can be perfect for curling up with a good book. Why not make it something beneficial to your faith, too?  Jesus and the Jewish Roots…

Reading for the soul

Maybe you took a little break from spiritual reading this summer. Now that school is back in session, these books will help ease you back into the practice or help you with a particular need.  Catholic Baby Names for Girls and Boys Over 250…

Summer spiritual reads

It’s summertime, and the reading is easy. Only one of these titles tops 200 pages. All of them are packed with truth and inspiration, yet they are easy to digest.  Stunned by Scripture   How the Bible Made Me Catholic  by John Bergsma (Our…

Are you saved?

Popular author, Scripture scholar, and EWTN host Fr. Mitch Pacwa, SJ, takes on a question that has divided Catholics and Protestants for centuries. His book, Saved: A Bible Study Guide for Catholics (Our Sunday Visitor, 2017) examines…

Daily devotionals for Lent

Daily spiritual reading during Lent is a fantastic way to grow in our relationship with Christ. Almost any Catholic book will do, starting with the Bible, a work of theology, a saint’s life — you name it — it will work. But you might…

Books for dads

Father’s Day is June 17 this year. There are a lot of great Catholic books out there, but here are some with extra guy appeal. Grit & Glory Cross Training Your Body and Soul by Kaiser Johnson (Our Sunday Visitor) Kaiser Johnson is…