BOOKS: Readers invited to delve deeper into Divine Mercy during Year of Mercy

Here we are, Divine Mercy Sunday, this first Sunday of April, the Month of Divine Mercy, and the Year of Mercy, so what could be more appropriate than Vinny Flynn’s new book: “The 7 Secrets of Divine Mercy”?

BOOKS: ‘Simply Open: A Guide to Experiencing God in the Everyday’

I write for a Catholic newspaper and belong to a Catholic religious order, yet I’m about to unleash a review of a book written by a non-Catholic Christian pastor.

New book chronicles lives of great Dominicans

With the eighth centenary of the Order of Preachers, or Dominicans, upon us this year, the book is very timely.

Prayer books for Advent, Christmas, Year of Mercy

More than 20 titles to choose from for die hard readers, Pope Francis aficionados and the average Catholic searching for prayer guides. Plus a title for teenagers and another for moms.

Authors offer tips for improving relations, strengthening faith in kids

Pair of books remind parents of their primary role as their child's educator and remind them that any hope of having children living the faith must be preceded by parents who are fully engaged in living the faith.

Author explores how art, architecture lead us to prayer

Images and architecture, he writes, can teach us and lead us to prayer as do the Scriptures, acting as "stimuli" to encounter God's presence as a feast.

BOOKS: Faith illumines thorny issues — Church’s social teaching explained

We might think it safe to say that the Church, like the world, is in disarray and is victim to the calamity of whim. A fellow English professor says so in his new book, “Reclaiming Catholic Social Teaching.”

Slim volume offers amazing depth in look at history of Jesuits

Over the course of time, "myths and misunderstandings about the Jesuits" entered so deeply into the public mind that "they seem impossible to eradicate."

Fascinating format can promote understanding among religions

A new book defines what interreligious dialogue should not be and what it can be, and the deepening of our own Catholic faith that can happen through dialogue with the religious "other."

New book invites reader into deeper reflection of Holy Week

The season of Lent and Holy Week, the most sacred season for Catholics, the focus where all of our reality comes alive, is upon us.