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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…

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 your Lenten journey

Still looking for Lenten reading? Here are a few ideas for you. Drawing Closer to Christ A Self-Guided Icon Retreat  By Joseph Malham (Ave Maria Press) That’s a pun in the title, because this do-it-yourself retreat is ideal for anyone with…

Christmas through Margaret’s eyes

Her name is Margaret, the pope’s cat who’s become a fixture in the Vatican. Swiss Guards open doors for her. Kitchen staff prepare her favorite dishes. The pope’s vicar knows her habits, and enjoys her company. Crowds who gather in St.…