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The Power And The Glory by Graham Greene

Set in the 1930’s in a remote section of Mexico, Graham Greene’s classic The Power and the Glory tells a tale of two priests:  Padre Jose and “The Whiskey Priest” during a time when the local government has outlawed religion and … Continue reading

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The Lady In Blue by Javier Sierra

A thriller in the vein of The Da Vinci Code, The Lady in Blue centers on the mysterious appearances of a religious apparition going back to the 17th century and leading up to the present day.  The mysterious lady first appeared to … Continue reading

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Mother Angelica by Raymond Arroyo

This is a wonderful biography of the spunky nun who created EWTN – the world’s first Catholic satellite network.  Today, the Eternal Word Television Network spans the globe, but her other works of evangelism include EWTN radio (also broadcast worldwide) … Continue reading

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The Sisterhood by Helen Bryan

I didn’t know what to expect when I started to read this novel.  The story seemed to center around 15th century nuns in a remote mountain convent in Spain.  Before long, the sisters turned out of be heretic feminists, which … Continue reading

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By Fire, By Water by Mitchell James Kaplan

Mitchell James Kaplan paints a vivid picture of 15th century Spain in this novel about the lives of conversos (Jews who converted to Christianity to save themselves from religious intolerance) in the midst of the Spanish Inquisition. The book was … Continue reading

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The Grunt Padre by Fr. Daniel L. Mode

“I know and swear there are living chapels in Vince’s name.  ‘Those grunts’ saw Christ when they saw Vince.  This may appear like pious rhetoric but I have been a priest too long not to comprehend how people react when … Continue reading

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Maine by J. Courtney Sullivan

The story centers around three generations of women, who gather at various times during the summer, at the family beach house in Maine.  The matriarch, Alice, has conflict-ridden relationships with all her children and a secret from her past that … Continue reading

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