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By Katherine Haas

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

“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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By Katherine Haas

'Fatherless’ more than just a Catholic novel

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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By Br. Benet S. Exton

A Gambling Man: Charles II’s Restoration Game

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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By Br. Benet S. Exton

The Templars, Knights of Christ

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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By Katherine Haas

Toward God: The Ancient Wisdom of Western Prayer

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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By Br. Benet S. Exton

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

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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By Br. Benet S. Exton

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

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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By Br. Benet S. Exton

Cluny: in search of God’s lost empire

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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By Br. Benet S. Exton

From Holidays to Holy Days: A Benedictine walk through Advent

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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By Br. Benet S. Exton

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

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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By Katherine Haas

Treasure in Clay: The Autobiography of Fulton J. Sheen

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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By Jenny Uebbing

Gloria's Miracle

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

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By Br. Benet S. Exton

A Lily Among Thorns: The Mohawk Repatriation of Kateri Tekahkwitha

Book written by: Darren Bonaparte.  Akwesasne, New York : The Wampum Chronicles.  295 pages.  Paperback.  ISBN 978-1-4392-1791-7.  $18.99.This book is... Read more

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By Br. Benet S. Exton

Discovering Mary: Answers to Questions about the Mother of God

Book written by: David Mills Read more

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By Br. Benet S. Exton

Secular Sabotage: How Liberals are Destroying Religion and Culture in America

Book written by: Bill Donohue. New York : Faith Words. 258 pages. Hardback. ISBN 978-0-446-54721-5. $26.99. September 2009. Read more

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By CNA Staff

New book focuses on pseudo-Catholic colleges and organizations

Dr. Anne Hendershott, a former faculty member at the University of San Diego has recently released her new book, Status... Read more

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By Jenny Uebbing

Stay Home, Stay Happy: Ten Secrets to Loving At-Home Motherhood

Book written by Rachel Campos-Duffy Read more

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By Michelle La Rosa

Tekakwitha: Holy Native, Mohawk Virgin 1656-1680

Book written by: Rev. Edward Sherman Read more

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By Jenny Uebbing

A Catholic Bride's Wedding Planner

Book written by: Tracy Becker Read more

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By Father Charles L. Fuld

Praying Our Grief: Comfort and Prayers for Widows

Book written by Linda Perrone Rooney Read more