Books to read in 2005
The Five Wounds of Jesus
David H. Williams
This book traces the roots of this devotion in Scripture and the writings of the Fathers and Doctors of the Church. Examples in art, liturgy and poetry featuring the devotion are provided.
83 pages * Softcover * $19.95
Brother Francis Maluf
This collection of previously unpublished poems by a Lebanese convert to Catholicism is graceful in its simplicity and filled with devotional fervour. The poems are unapologetically provocative in their Catholic militancy.
80 pages * Hardback * $25.95
This book is written as an extended love song to Jesus dying forsaken on the cross. Chiara Lubich explores the depths of what Jesus suffered and achieved. Her challenging vision is practical and theological.
138 pages * Softcover * $18.00
Praying to Our Lord Jesus Christ
Fr Benedict Groeschel CFR
Father Groeschel provides an anthology of profound prayers, drawn from all of Christian history. Beautifully illustrated with classic art, this book is a valuable companion for personal prayer and reflection.
156 pages * Softcover * $24.95
The God who loves you
In his latest book, Peter Kreeft tells why Scripture is God's love story and why divine love is the answer to our deepest problems. Posing the hard questions about love, he never settles for easy answers.
172 pages * Softcover * $25.95
The Priest is Not His Own
Archbishop Sheen presents a deeply spiritual look at the meaning of the priesthood and the relationship of the priest with Christ as an "alter Christus".
285 pages * Softcover * $29.95
Me Accuse Myself?
Dunstan Adams OSB
This book, which contains the Stations of the Cross by Jonah Jones, consists of reflections on confession and reconciliation. Father Adams is a monk of Ampleforth Abbey and an Oxford graduate.
76 pages * Softcover * $17.95
Lent and Easter in the Domestic Church
Catherine & Peter Fournier
This is an illustrated book full of activities for children and families to help better understand and celebrate the Lent and Easter seasons. The authors are parents of six children and founders of the website Domestic-Church.com
101 pages * Softcover * $29.95
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Reprinted from AD2000 Vol 18 No 2 (March 2005), p. 19