First book for local author affirms, boosts role of Catholic singles

“This is about all of us,” Judy Keane wrote in the introduction. “Those who are just starting out, those who have never married, those who have survived broken relationships, those who have not lived according to the Church..."

BOOKS: The inspiring story of Fr. Augustine Tolton

A book by Sr. Caroline Hemesath, SSF, “From Slave to Priest,” tells the true story of a man born in bondage who escaped the South as a child, gained freedom under the Emancipation Proclamation, battled prejudice, and whose irrepressible faith led him to an unspeakable triumph — the priesthood.