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Latest Braille Additions as of April 13


Down Gospel Byways: Eighteen Stories of People Who Met Jesus by Mary Tense Dome (B1605, 1 volume): Vignettes and stories of people who have met Jesus.

How Much is Enough? by Arthur Simon (B1606, 3 volumes): Arthur Simon takes an uncompromising look at America’s wealth, reflecting what dominates the hearts and motivations of its people.

Principles, Prophecy, and a Pastoral Response: An Overview of Modern Catholic Social Teaching by U.S.C.C.B. (B1607, 1 volumes): An overview of Catholic social teaching that provides reflection questions, scripture references, descriptions of publications by the Vatican, and descriptions of documents promulgated by the U.S. bishops related to Catholic social teaching.

Resisting Happiness by Matthew Kelly (B1608, 2 volumes): Ordinary people and the finest philosophers have been exploring the question of happiness for thousands of years, and theories abound. But this is not a book of theory. Resisting Happiness is a deeply personal, disarmingly transparent look at why we sabotage our own happiness and what to do about it.

The Maronites and Their Saints by Sister Maria Philomena (B1609, 1 volume): Short biographies of Maronite saints.

The Rush to Resurrection by Donald X. Burt (B1610, 2 volumes): Uplifting book for Lent with prayers and devotional literature.

The Book of Joy: Lasting Happiness in a Changing World by The Dalai Lama, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, and Douglas Abrams (B1611, 4 volumes): Nobel Peace Prize Laureates His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu have survived more than fifty years of exile and the soul-crushing violence of oppression. Despite their hardships or, as they would say, because of them they are two of the most joyful people on the planet. This book offers us a rare opportunity to experience their astonishing and unprecedented week together, from the first embrace to the final good-bye.

A Retreat with Pope John XXIII: Opening the Windows to Wisdom by Alfred O. McBride (B1612, 2 volumes): One book in a series designed to lead Catholics on retreat with some great saint or holy person from history. Among the directors of the retreat are: Ignatius of Loyola, Dominic, Jane de Chantal and Francis de Sales.

When A Pope Asks Forgiveness: The Mea Culpas of John Paul II by Luigi Accattoli (B1613, 3 volumes): Before his death Pope John Paul II, in the name of the Church, apologized for a number of things that have called for Christian repentance. The papal statements in this collection cover such topics as Galileo, Inquisition, antisemitism, the religious wars, and racial and sexual discrimination.

Beloved: Henri Nouwen in Conversation by Henri J.M. Nouwen (B1614, 1 volume): In this rare, previously unpublished interview Henri Nouwen, one of the most deeply loved spiritual teachers of recent times, reflects on themes that were central to his life and speaks about such things as transforming our loneliness, escaping the tyranny of busyness, and choosing to live in ways that, moment by moment, remind us of who we are—the beloved of God.

Communion of the Sick by the Order of St. Benedict (B1615, 1 volume): All ministers of Communion will want to have and use these official texts for bringing the Eucharist to the sick. Also useful for the confined person to read in preparation for receiving the Eucharist.

Our Prayer by Paul Evely (B1616, 2 volumes): A radical approach to prayer by the renowned Christian author. A work of modern spirituality that cuts away the worn-out formulas and rituals weighing down Christian life, restores immediacy and meaning to everyday prayer,
and suggests new forms for celebrating Christ’s supper.

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Latest Audio Additions as of April 13


- Imperfect Union: Has America Lost its Moral Center? moderated by Don Wycliff (D1208): We find ourselves living in a world where foundational principles such as equality, tolerance, and free speech seem increasingly fragile - a world where the very concept of truth appears to be under siege. Is this turmoil symptomatic of a deeper, looming moral crisis in America?

- Francis@Five: Assessing the Legacy of Pope Francis Five Years After His Election moderated by David Gibson (D1209): A leading Catholic theologian and a leading Catholic journalist engage in a public debate over the impact of Pope Francis’ controversial pontificate.

- A Biblical Walk Through the Mass: Understanding What We Say and Do In The Liturgy by Edward Sri (D1210): Based on the revised translation of the Mass this book explores the biblical roots of the words and gestures we experience in the Liturgy and explains their profound significance.

- Believing in Jesus: A Popular Overview of the Catholic Faith by Leonard Foley (D1211): This book captures the Christian’s continuing journey of faith, ever new, ever alive-yet always founded on God’s steadfast love for us. Fr. Foley leads the reader from early Old Testament times through a world starting over in Jesus and looking ahead to the time when Jesus will come again and we will share fully in his life.

- Black Elk: Holy Man of the Oglala by Michael F. Steltenkamp (D1212): Based on conversations with Black Elk’s surviving friends and relatives, especially his daughter Lucy Looks Twice: a reassessment of the Lakota holy man’s religious vocation and devotion to his fellow American Indians.

- The Catholic Answer Book of Mary by Rev. Peter M.J. Stravinskas (D1213): A compilation of the most popular articles that have been written about the Blessed Virgin Mary.

- Discernment: Reading the Signs of Daily Life by Henri J.M. Nouwen (D1214): Nouwen emphasizes listening to the Word of God in our hearts, in the Bible, in the community of faith, and in the voice of the poor as a way to discern God’s plan.

- Fatima for Today: The Urgent Marian Message of Hope by Fr. Andrew Apostoli (D1215): Father Andrew Apostoli carefully analyzes the events that took place in Fatima and clears up lingering questions and doubts about their meaning. He also challenges the reader to hear anew the call of Our Lady to prayer and sacrifice, for the world is ever in need of generous hearts willing to make reparation for those in danger of losing their way to God.

- Icons of Love: Married Saints by Michael R. Heinlein (D1216): Twelve short biographies of married saints and couples whose marriages were committed and conscious acts of the will, “in accord with God’s will, to desire others’ good at all times.”

- Tell Me Why: A Father Answers His Daughter’s Questions About God by Michael and Jana Novak (D1217): This remarkable book offers a rare chance to eavesdrop on a conversation between a believing father and a skeptical daughter about God, faith, and morals.

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Calendar of Upcoming Events

​April 11, 2018 – Memorial of Saint Stanislaus, Bishop, and Martyr
​April 25, 2018 – Feast of Saint Mark, Evangelist
May 3, 2018 –  Feast of Saints Philip and James, Apostles
May 10, 2018 – The Ascension of the Lord
May 14, 2018 – Feast of St. Matthias, Apostle
May 20, 2018 – Pentecost Sunday
May 31, 2018 – Feast of the Visitation

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