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A Priest Forever: nine signs of renewal and hope

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Mar 26, 2010

By Br. Benet S. Exton

Alfred McBride, O.Praem. Cincinnati, Ohio: St. Anthony Messenger Press, 2010.  ISBN 978-0-86716-954-6 $12.95 Read more

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Gray Ghost: the Life of Col. John Singleton Mosby

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Mar 19, 2010

By Br. Benet S. Exton

Ramage, James A. "Gray Ghost: The Life of Col. John Singleton Mosby." Lexington, Kentucky : The University Press of Kentucky,... Read more

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Saint of the Day: Lives, Lessons, and Feasts: 6th revised edition

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Mar 12, 2010

By Br. Benet S. Exton

Edited by Fr. Leonard Foley, O.F.M. Revised by Fr. Pat McCloskey, O.F.M.  Cincinnati, Ohio: St. Anthony Messenger Press, September 2009.... Read more

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Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief

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Mar 5, 2010

By Katherine Haas

Rick Riordan. Miramax/Hyperion Books for Children, New York. 2005. ISBN 0-7868-5629-7 $7.99 Read more

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Gone to Hell: true crimes of America’s clergy

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Feb 26, 2010

By Br. Benet S. Exton

Randall Radic. Toronto, Canada: ECW Press, 2009.  261 pages.  Paperback.  ISBN 978-1-55022897-7. $17.95. Read more

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Elizabeth’s Spymaster: Francis Walsingham and the secret war that saved England

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Feb 19, 2010

By Br. Benet S. Exton

Robert Hutchinson. New York:  Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin’s Press, August 2007. 399 pages ISBN 978-0-312-36822-7  $27.95Robert Hutchinson has a wonderful... Read more

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Annulment: 100 Questions and Answers for Catholics

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Feb 12, 2010

By Br. Benet S. Exton

Peter Vere and Jacqui Rapp. Cincinnati, Ohio: Servant Books. December 2009. 117 pages.  Paperback.  ISBN 978-0-86716-873-0  $11.99 Read more

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Never have so many small essays made such a big difference

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Feb 5, 2010

By Katherine Haas

“Wisdom and the Well-Rounded Life: What is a University?” Milward, Peter. Golden, Colo; Fulcrum Publishing, 2006. ISBN: 978-1-555-91-651-0. $14.95 Ask anyone... Read more

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New book chronicles life of Fr. Damien of Molokai through his companions’ eyes

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Jan 29, 2010

By Katherine Haas

“Father Damien… ‘A Bit of Taro, a Piece of Fish, and a Glass of Water.’” Law, Anwei Skinsnes. Seneca, NY:... Read more

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'Fatherless’ more than just a Catholic novel

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Jan 22, 2010

By Katherine Haas

Gail, Brian J. Dayton, Ohio: One More Soul. 2008. ISBN 978-0-9669777-8-3. $14.95 In a literary world comprised of the works... Read more

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A Gambling Man: Charles II’s Restoration Game

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Jan 15, 2010

By Br. Benet S. Exton

Jenny Uglow.  New York: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, December 2009.  580 pages.  ISBN 978-0-374-28137-3.  $35.00. Read more

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The Templars, Knights of Christ

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Jan 8, 2010

By Br. Benet S. Exton

Regine Pernoud, translated from the French by Henry Taylor. San Francisco : Ignatius Press. 157 pages. Paperback. ISBN 978-1-58617-302-9. $14.95.... Read more

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Toward God: The Ancient Wisdom of Western Prayer

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Dec 18, 2009

By Katherine Haas

Book written by: Michael Casey. Ligouri/Triumph Publication. Ligouri, Miss. ISBN 978-089243-890-7. “Toward God,” is more of a treatise on personal... Read more

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Ancient Christian Devotional: a year of weekly readings, lectionary cycle C

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Dec 11, 2009

By Br. Benet S. Exton

Edited by Cindy Crosby.  Downers Grove, Ill. : InterVarsity Press.  296 pages.  Paperback.  ISBN 978-0-8308-3528-7.  $18.00.This book is a great... Read more

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Thomas Cromwell: the rise and fall of Henry VIII’s most notorious minister

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Dec 4, 2009

By Br. Benet S. Exton

Book by: Robert Hutchinson.  New York : St. Martin’s Press.  360 pages.  Hardback.  ISBN 978-0-57794-0.  $29.99.  September 2009. Robert Hutchinson’s... Read more

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Cluny: in search of God’s lost empire

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Nov 27, 2009

By Br. Benet S. Exton

Edwin Mullins. New York : BlueBridge. 245 pages. Hardback. October 2006. ISBN 1-93346-00-0. $24.95Cluny is the name of the great... Read more

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From Holidays to Holy Days: A Benedictine walk through Advent

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Nov 20, 2009

By Br. Benet S. Exton

Book written by: Fr. Albert Holtz, O.S.B.  New York : Morehouse Publishing.  September 2008.  ISBN 978-0-8192-23166-6.  $16.00.Fr. Holz’s book provides... Read more

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Don’t Trust the Abbot: Musings from the Monastery.

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Nov 13, 2009

By Br. Benet S. Exton

Book by:  Abbot Jerome Kodell, O.S.B. Collegeville, Minn. : Liturgical Press.  94 pages.  Paperback.  ISBN 978-0-8146-3238-3.  $11.95.  March 2009.Abbot Jerome... Read more

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Treasure in Clay: The Autobiography of Fulton J. Sheen

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Nov 6, 2009

By Katherine Haas

I once told a Benedictine nun she had a good sense of humor. She said, “See, we're people too.” Most... Read more

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Gloria's Miracle

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Oct 30, 2009

By Jenny Uebbing

Book written by Jerry Brewer. San Juan Publishing. 256 pages. Hardcover. ISBN 978-0-9707-3997-1Gloria's miracle was not to belong to her... Read more