About the Book and Author

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My Life with the Saints 
10th Anniversary Edition
by James Martin, SJ

About the Book

Witty, wryly honest, and always original, My Life with the Saints is James Martin's story of how his life has been shaped by some surprising friends - the saints of the Catholic Church. In his modern classic memoir, Martin introduces us to saints throughout history—from St. Peter to Dorothy Day, St. Francis of Assisi to Mother Teresa - and chronicles his lifelong friendships with them. Filled with fascinating tales, Martin's funny, vibrant, and stirring book invites readers to discover how saints guide us throughout our earthly journeys and how they help each of us find holiness in our own lives.

Featuring a new chapter from Martin, this tenth-anniversary edition of the best-selling memoir updates readers about his life over the past ten years. In that time, he has been a New York Times best-selling author, official chaplain of The Colbert Report , and a welcome presence in the media whenever there's a breaking Catholic news story. But he has always remained recognizably himself.

John L. Allen, Jr., the acclaimed Catholic journalist, contributes a foreword that shows how Martin has become one of the wisest and most insightful voices of this era.

About the Author

James Martin, SJ, is associate editor of America magazine. A prolific author, writer, and editor, his books include Searching for God at Ground Zero and In Good Company, and his articles have appeared in The New York Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Tablet, and Commonweal. He resides in New York City.

 

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