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Books on Catholic Life

From St Hildegard's Kitchen: Foods of Health, Foods of Joy
Jany Fournier-Rosset
[Hardback] Liguori Publications (1999)
Hundreds of delicious recipes from meats, salads, soups, cereals, pastas, sauces, beverages, jams, breads, wines and desserts are combined with sound commentaries offering advice and inspirational reflections offering guidance to provide the perfect blend of nourishment for mind and spirit.
Catholic Virtues: Seven Pillars of a Good Life
Mitch Finley
$11.65 (Save $1.30)
[Paperback] Liguori Publications (1999)
Fresh From A Monastery Garden
Brother Victor-Antoine
$20.00 (Saver $5.00)
[Hardback] Doubleday (1998)
Fresh from a Monastery Garden is the one cookbook that can forever absolve readers of soggy or flavorless vegetables, ensuring a lifetime of vibrant, zestful, and healthy eating.
From A Monastery Kitchen: The Classic Natural Foods Cookbook
Brother Victor-Antoine
[Hardback] (1997)
Reflecting the joy and simplicity of monastic life and featuring inspirational text and woodcuts, "From A Monastery Kitchen" is a must own classic cookbook. More than 125 recipes, including soups, appetizers, entrees and salads.
  Guide to Contentment
Fulton J Sheen
$5.35 (Save 60)
[Paperback] Alba House (1997)
Humility: Wellspring of Virtue
Dietrich Von Hildebrand
$5.35 (Save 60)
[Paperback] Sophia Institute Press (1997)
  In Celebration of the Seasons: Recipes from a Monastery Kitchen
Brother Victor-Antoine
$19.96 (Save $4.99)
[Hardback] Liguori Publications (2000)
On Being Catholic
Thomas Howard
$11.65 (Save $1.30)
[Paperback] Ignatius Press (1997)
In his first full-length book since converting to Roman Catholicism, Thomas Howard presents the "glad tidings" of the deeper meaning of Catholic piety, dogma, spirituality, vision and practice in the engaging style he has come to be known for.
Our Sunday Visitor's Treasury of Catholic Stories
Patricia Costello
$19.96 (Save $4.99)
[Hardback] Our Sunday Visitor (1999)
The stories are arranged to illustrate some basic teachings: about the four cardinal virtues, the Gifts of the Holy Spirit, the corporal works of mercy, and the spiritual works of mercy. They are presented together to foster an awareness of Catholic heritage, to teach Catholics and their friends about the Church, and to call individual Catholics and their families to a life of faith.
Serenity of Heart: Bearing the Troubles of This Life
Saint Francis de Sales
$4.45 (Save 50)
[Paperback] Sophia Institute Press (1997)
Twelve Months of Monastery Soups
Brother Victor-Antoine
$15.25 (Save $1.70)
[Paperback] Doubleday (1998)
Monasteries, especially those in France, have preserved the world's tradition of simple yet elegant soup making. Now from Brother Victor-Antoine, French monastic chef par excellence, comes this delicious collection. These healthy recipes follow the orderly cycle of the 12 months of the year--and feature seasonally fresh produce. The nearly 180 recipes presented provide a generous selections of soups.
Why Do Catholics Do That?: A Guide to the Teachings and Practices of the Catholic Church
Kevin Orlin Johnson
$12.60 (Save $1.40)
[Paperback] (1995)
Why Do Catholics Do That? by Kevin Orlin Johnson assumes nothing and tells all. As such, it's not only an ideal catechism companion but also a source of infinite wisdom for students of art history, politics, literature, philosophy, and pretty much any other subject connected with Catholic history. In a voice refreshingly free of condescension (and full of humor, witnessed in chapter titles such as "Saints: How You Get To Be One"), Johnson defines and expatiates upon hundreds of topics, including the Mass, the rosary, the cross, the eucharist, and the pope. Why Do Catholics Do That? is destined for the all-time top 20 list of indispensable desk references. Whether your interest in Catholicism is devoutly religious or defiantly secular, you'll be glad Kevin Orlin Johnson has fulfilled his vocation so faithfully.
Making Sense Out of Suffering
Peter Kreeft
$9.89 (Save $1.10)
[Paperback] Servant Publications (1986)
Peter Kreeft observes that our world is full of billions of normal lives which have touched by apparently pointless and random suffering. He then records the results of his own wrestling match with God as he struggles to make sense out of this pain.

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