New books offer wealth of spiritual reading options for Lent - Catholic Courier

New books offer wealth of spiritual reading options for Lent

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Here is a selection of recent releases that might be suitable for your spiritual reading during Lent:

  • Following Christ: A Lenten Reader to Stretch Your Soul by Carmen Acevedo Butcher. Paraclete Press (Brewster, Mass., 2010). 210 pp., $16.99.

  • Lent and Easter Wisdom from St. Ignatius of Loyola by James L. Connor, SJ. Liguori Publications (Liguori, Mo., 2009). 113 pp., $10.99.

  • Come Meet Jesus: An Invitation from Pope Benedict XVI by Amy Welborn. Word Among Us Press (Ann Arbor, Mich., 2010). 160 pp., $11.95.

  • The Spiritual Legacy of Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen by the Rev. Charles P. Connor. Alba House (Staten Island, N.Y., 2010). 241 pp., $19.95.

  • Faith and the Media: Reflections by Christian Communicators, edited by Dennis D. Cali. Paulist Press (Mahwah, N.J., 2010). 98 pp., $9.95.

  • U Got 2 Love by Father Stan Fortuna, CFR. Our Sunday Visitor (Huntington, Ind., 2010). 254 pp., $13.95.

  • The Spirituality of Fasting: Rediscovering a Christian Practice by Charles M. Murphy. Ave Maria Press (Notre Dame, Ind., 2010). 114 pp., $12.95.

  • Faith at the Edge: A Book for Doubters by Robert N. Wennberg. Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing (Grand Rapids, Mich., 2009). 182 pp., $14.

  • The Book of the Shepherd: The Story of One Simple Prayer and How It Changed the World by Joann Davis. HarperStudio (New York, 2009). 183 pp., $19.99.

  • The Mystery of Faith: Meditations on the Eucharist by Father Tadeusz Pajczer. Paraclete Press (Brewster, Mass., 2010). 111 pp., $17.99.

  • Get Out of the Boat: Discover the Meaning of Your Life by Thomas J. Winninger. Liguori Press (Liguori, Mo., 2010). 97 pp., $14.99.

  • Faith-Based Reflections on American Life by William J. Byron, SJ. Paulist Press (Mahwah, N.J., 2010). 192 pp., $14.95.

  • Beatitudes: Eight Steps to Happiness by Raniero Cantalamessa, OFM Cap. Translated by Marsha Daigle-Williamson. Servant Books (Cincinnati, 2009). 146 pp., $13.99.

  • The World as It Should Be: Living Authentically in the Here-and-Now Kingdom of God by Gregory F.A. Pierce. Loyola Press (Chicago, 2010). 144 pp., $14.95.

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