"Salvation history... is the story of God entering our world... most often through ordinary stuff," the authors write.
Related YouTube videos, available at wau.org/faithseries, also help guide readers.
It’s the Advent Season with Christmas nearing and, as the old cliché goes, everyone loves a good mystery! This season, we have a very good one in Fr. Dwight Longnecker’s, “Mystery of the Magi: The Quest to Identify the Three Wise Men.”
As long as we understand Catholic teaching on this issue, we will find Fradd’s book to be informative and well worth the read.
They answer a common request from parents: "Teach us how to pray, and then teach us how to pray with our children."
Everybody seems to have their own favorite saint; whole professions and vocations have their patron saints, and even some countries have a patron saint that stands out in their history. In the Southwest, we have Junípero Serra, OFM, who founded a total of 10 missions from Baja California to San Francisco.
"(The project) started out as a writing exercise because I teach creative writing. It turned out to be personal writing and ministry. I call it 'Heart and Soul Writing,'" she said.
It's available from En Route Books and Media, a small Catholic publishing company based in St. Louis that donates 10 percent of proceeds to pro-life causes, and other outlets including as an e-book.
Their delightful story is of value to all married couples and those who minister to them, and to anyone considering marriage as well.
One thing that we Catholics can always count on is paradox. Our faith is not simple and no Catholic should ever say so because of the great complexities.