For the New Liturgical Year: Reading God’s Word – Year A

The new liturgical year is coming up. When I realized that, I made a purchase for my Kindle that has become routine in the last couple of years … Reading God’s Word: Daily Mass Readings. In this case it will be for Year A. It’s inexpensive – $10. It’s incredibly useful. I wouldn’t have believed [Read More...]

Hiroshige: 100 Famous Views of Edo by Melanie Trede

Hiroshige, 100 Views of Edo by Melanie Trede My rating: 5 of 5 stars I have been leisurely perusing this book on Sunday mornings when we get up and sit on the back porch with our coffee and the dogs running crazily after squirrels and mockingbirds. (Those of you with little ones, this time will [Read More...]

The Thorny Grace of It by Brian Doyle

The Thorny Grace of It: And Other Essays for Imperfect Catholics by Brian Doyle My rating: 4-1/2 of 5 stars I think about the motley chaotic confusing house that is Catholicism. I think about the mad wondrous prayer of the Mass. I thing about how htere are such stunning and wonderful and confusing people in [Read More...]