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American and Catholic: Stories of the People Who Bulit the Church
The existence of God, the purpose of man, the coming of the
The Catholic Church in America was built in the missions of the West, the slums of New York, and the heartland of the Midwest by ordinary believers forging extraordinary lives. C. Walker Gollar tells their stories, which become the story of the Church. Tackling difficult topics such as slavery, the treatment of Native Americans, martyrdom, the role of women, and immigration in a balanced and nuanced way. From the time of the first European explorers to the twenty-first century, it offers glimpses into the long, sometimes painful, and always changing life of the Church in the United States.
The book includes illustrations, maps, and photographs, a comprehensive bibliography, questions for discussion, and an index
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Ever Ancient, Ever New Traditional Latin Mass Compendium of Catholic Doctrine
Local author Martha Hernandez Aune provides a concise explanation of the Sacrifice of the New Testament as celebrated by the Catholic Church on her altars for over 1,500 years. The book is heavily and beautifully illustrated. There is also a section on the vestments needed for the office of Sacrifice.
On Care for Our Common Home: Laudato Si
The new appeal from Pope Francis addressed to "every person living on this planet" for an inclusive dialogue about how we are shaping the future of our planet. Pope Francis calls the Church and the world to acknowledge the urgency of our environmental challenges and to join him in embarking on a new path. This encyclical is written with both hope and resolve, looking to our common future with candor and humility!
Sports and Faith: More stories of the Devoted and the Devout
Patrick McCaskey's second book of Sports and Faith
inspired series on athletes, coaches, and administrators who lead exemplary lives. Sports and Faith Book 2 includes stories of current professionals( like Jeremy Lin and Josh McCown,legends like Stan the Man Musial, Bob Cousy, and Bob Ladouceur's De La Salle squad) The author dives into a few Bible stories and reveals some McCaskey history. Humorous poems, which the author is famous for delivering, are included. His book takes ous on some sad developments the recent tragedy in Kabul where Dr. Jerry Umanos, John, and Gary Gabel were killed in cold blood. All three died at the foot of the cross. Also examined is the Washington Illinois tornado and the people who remediated the suffering. McCaskey recalls the stories of those who strove to make the cut on and off the field.
Oasis: Conversion stories of Hollywood Legends
In Mary Claire Kendall's book, Legends such as Mary Astor, John Wayne, Alfred Hitchcock, Spencer Tracy, Lana Turner, Gary Cooper, Patricia Neal, Betty Hutton, and Bob Hope, tell uncovered stories of recovery and conversion. Many were touched by infidelity, alcoholism, unbridled ambition, or other moral failings that often seem to characterize life in Hollywood. Some had deathbed conversions, others underwent a gradual process of conversion; each found solace in embracing the Catholic faith.
While taking nothing from their fame, Oasis: Conversion Stories of Hollywood Legends shows that even those who seem to have it all need the hope, strength, and fortitude provided by faith.