June 11, 2014
'I've Got You Under My Skin,' by Mary Higgins Clark
June 06, 2011
Two young Jesuits urge us to listen to the Lord who only sometimes gets our attention.
October 18, 2010
A new eight-volume "spirituality for Catholic women" edited by theologian Elizabeth A. Dreyer.
February 15, 2010
Richard Rohr's new book isn't interested in doctrine or psychology, but experience.
February 23, 2009
This peppery work of apologetics is brief but covers a lot of ground William O rsquo Malley S J is shaped by 40 years of teaching at the high school and college level and currently teaches at Fordham Preparatory School in New York City His approach reminds me of C S Lewis rsquo s observation
September 29, 2008
This new selection of C S Lewis rsquo s letters on spiritual matters makes good reading even for someone already conversant with Lewis rsquo s life and work Compiled by the longtime Lewis scholar and enthusiast Paul F Ford Yours Jack is reader-friendly The subtitle suggests that the collectio
February 11, 2008
What to read this Lent
January 07, 2008
For many readers Jim Forest is inextricably connected to The Catholic Worker movement which he joined in 1961 when he was a part-time student at Hunter College and after his discharge from the U S Navy as a conscientious objector In his earlier books he has written well about Dorothy Day Thomas
September 11, 2006
I owe a great deal to Henri J M Nouwen His writing which I first discovered in the 1970 rsquo s helped clarify the spiritual life for me I continue to read and profit from his books and recommend them to others Oddly I felt a certain trepidation about this posthumous work on spiritual direct
Faith in Focus
April 17, 2006
"Let him easter in us," wrote Gerard Manley Hopkins in his poem The Wreck of the Deutschland. In this case easter is a nautical term. It means steering a craft toward the east, into the light. Throughout the 40 days of Lent we have been heading toward the light, trying to shake the darknes