Our book club meets in the Rectory every other Thursday, to discuss a book that every member is reading.
The books we chose to read have a catechetical purpose, help us to grow in our faith through deeper theological insights, inspiring biographies or classics who allow for a reflection on some aspect of our humanity in light of the Gospel.
The books our club has read so far are:
- Biomedicine and Beatitude. An introduction to Catholic bioethics. by Fr. Nicanor Pier Giorgio Austriaco, OP.
- The Doctor’s dilemma by George Bernard Shaw.
- The imaginary invalid by Moliere.
- A song for Nagasaki. The story of Takashi Nagai. Scientist, convert, survivor of the Atomic bom by Paul Glynn, S.M.
- Dear and glorious physician. A historical novel about St. Luke by Taylor Caldwell.
- The end of the affair by Graham Greene.
- Farenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury.
- Quo Vadis.
- A history of Christianity by Paul Johnson.
- Saints Of The American Wilderness: The Brave Lives And Holy Deaths Of The Eight North American Martyrs.
- The cross in the sand.
- Patience with God: The Story of Zacchaeus Continuing In Us.
- Peter and Magdalen: The Gospel Runs in Two Voices.
- “Kristin Lavransdatter I: The Wreath” by Sigrid Undset.
- “Kristin Lavransdatter II: The Wife” by Sigrid Undset.
- “Kristin Lavrandsdatter III: The Cross” by Sigrid Undset.
- “A severe mercy” by Sheldon Vanauken.
- “Marcel Van – Autobiography”.
- Veritatis Splendor. An encyclical of St. John Paul II on the moral teachings of the Church.
- “The last girl” by Nadia Murad.
- “Death with Interruptions” by José Saramago.
We are reading a biography of St. Peter Canisius.
The next meeting will take place on Thursday, January 16, 2020 at 7:30 PM in the Rectory.