The story of Ray’s drive to be successful and Joan’s career in philanthropy are ably told by Lisa Napoli in her book “Ray and Joan: The Man Who Made the McDonald’s Fortune and the Woman Who Gave It All Away.”
Author James T. Keane gathers this book’s 40-some articles into four categories titled: Motions of the Soul: Spirituality and Prayer; God in All Things: The Divine in Daily Life; The Care of Souls: Solidarity with the Suffering and the Wounded; and More by Deeds than by Words: Models of Holiness.
Two books, one book braces reality and with a corporate understanding of Catholicism. The second book that appeal to the people that are more spiritual but point to ourselves and not to God.
Letters and journals are used to tell the story,“The Chilbury Ladies’ Choir,” which is set in a small village in England in the early days of World War II, when many of the men have left to join the war effort.
Hala Alyan, award-winning author of three poetry collections, has recently published “Salt Houses,” an elegant novel that follows several generations of a Palestinian family, set mainly in the Middle East.
It is rare these days to be able to take a peek at the beginning of an institution of higher learning, especially one founded with a pastoral perspective; the reader has that privilege in “Come to Believe.”
Anthony Esolen, an accomplished literary scholar who is a faithful Catholic, turns his attention in his new book and CD to the poetry of our beloved classic hymns in “Real Music.”
The history of the rosary traces to the 13th century through the new book, “Why the Rosary, Why Now?”
This highly readable book, as the subtitle indicates, narrates the stories of the 10 archbishops of New York, all Irish, from John Hughes (1850-1864) to Timothy Dolan (2009 to the present), and including John McCloskey, Michael Corrigan, John Farley, Patrick Hayes, Francis Spellman, Terence Cooke, John O’Connor and Edward Egan.
The meaningful dinner conversations sparked by “Feeding Your Family’s Soul” will make this book a daily dinnertime treat.