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Operating on Faith

Operating on Faith

A Painfully True Love Story

by Matt Weber

After a third of his stomach is removed, Matt Weber finds that his relationships with God, himself, and his wife are forever changed.

About the Book and Author

About the Book and Author

The gutsy story of a happy-go-lucky Catholic guy whose life was literally burst apart then stitched back together—with faith in the God he'd always known, the sweet and inexhaustible love of his wife, and healthy if sometimes irreverent doses of humor.

Shit Hits Fan (Can I Write That in a Catholic Book?): Excerpt

Shit Hits Fan (Can I Write That in a Catholic Book?): Excerpt

"I took pride in being tough and resilient whenever any minor health issue came up. Yet inexplicably, I couldn't lick what seemed like a permanent stomachache that had me always feeling nauseous, or as my wife would say, 'feeling puny.'"

Faith Is Like a Frozen Owl: Excerpt

Faith Is Like a Frozen Owl: Excerpt

"Man's greatest search for meaning lies in that link between life and faith, the biological and the spiritual. Was this a lesson in growing wiser in my faith from God? 'Whoo' knows."

Love, Actually, Overwhelmingly: Excerpt

Love, Actually, Overwhelmingly: Excerpt

"We had each other during a time in our lives when partnership was critical, when love took many forms."

Matt Weber's Website

Matt Weber's Website

Learn more about the author and speaker that CBS News called "the voice of a new generation of Catholics."

Book Roundtable: Continue the Conversation with our Bloggers

A Reality Check With

A Reality Check With "Operating on Faith"

This book was really what I needed to read at this time in my life when I feel completely abandoned by God on most days.

A Memoir with a Message

A Memoir with a Message

Carl McColman

Its message — that sacramental marriage really is about sacrifice and self-giving, and being in such a union is truly a lovely and wonderful privilege — is a message that I think we all can stand to hear again and again.

Still Operating On Faith: A Painfully True Love Story

Still Operating On Faith: A Painfully True Love Story

Matt Weber's story brings both depth and humor to the challenges of mortality, especially when they affect young adults and come when you least expect it.

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Operating on Faith: A Q&A with Humorist Matt Weber

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