Category Archives: Book Review

The Courage to Trust Your Instincts

“Mother Theodore was proactive. She knew her capabilities and didn’t hesitate to take control of a situation. On her transatlantic voyage in 1843, the captain of the ship became ill after an altercation with a drunken sailor. Mother Theodore quickly … Continue reading

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The Book of Isaiah

How much do you know about the Book of Isaiah? See my review of Isaiah and The Kingdom of Peace for a fun way to understand the prophet Isaiah and his teachings.

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Women of Courage

Three of the most noted women saints–Genevieve, Catherine of Siena, and Teresa of Avila–are remembered for their courage and strength in difficult times. Author Joan Williams tells their stories in her book Three Saints. Women Who Changed History. See the … Continue reading

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Prayer Time for Busy Moms

So much to do and so little time. See my review of a book on Doyle’s Delights that help’s moms on the go to pray. The series by ACTA Publications has similar books for busy dads, parents, and grandmas.

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Priestly Perspectives of a Dynamic Church

Catholic Watershed is an outstanding book that offers personal perspectives of six priests during a pivotal time in our American Catholic history. All ordained in Chicago in 1969, Mike Ahlstrom, Larry Duris, Bob Heidenreich, Tom Libera, Ed Upton, and Bill … Continue reading

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Saint Theodora Coloring Book

A slightly shortened version of the book, Saint Theodora and Her Promise to God, is now available as a coloring book. The 30 page book is available from the Sisters of Providence shop, Linden Leaf. Saint Theodora is one of … Continue reading

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The Anointing of the Sick

Since many things typically contribute toward our illness, many things also assist us in healing. The Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick is one means for healing on many levels. This spiritual gift may encourage physical and emotional recovery … Continue reading

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