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About Being Catholic Now. Some of America’s most extraordinary celebrities, artists, and thinkers reveal what they believe Catholicism is–and what it should be. In this illuminating collection that redefines an ancient institution in the most contemporary of terms, human-rights activist Kerry Kennedy asks thirty-seven American Catholics to speak candidly about their own faith–whether lost, . In Being Catholic Archbishop Pilarczyk teaches in clear, concise language the basic beliefs and practices of Catholics and what shapes a Catholic's thinking. The book discusses: HOW WE BELIEVE: Believing Catholic is a matter of knowing, understanding and responding to a story-the true story of God's love for us/5(21). “Has something to say to almost every Catholic, or even one-time Catholic, who cracks open its pages One finishes the book feeling grateful for [Kennedy’s] subjects’ honesty and moved in a hundred different ways by what they reveal of their aspirations and struggles.”–National Catholic Reporter4/5(3). It is by far the best book on “how to be a Catholic.”. What is great about McAfee’s work is that it’s not a book you need to read cover to cover, but you can find topics that interest you at the moment and read about them.
The problem with “Being Catholic Now,” is that it is, essentially, lost. The essay writers don’t know what Catholic is. Thank God there’s a teacher on the : Kathryn Jean Lopez. As a Catholic bibliophile I’m always hunting for the next must-read book. But with a religious tradition spanning two millennia, thousands of saints, and millions of titles, where to begin? One place I often turn is a list composed by Fr. John McCloskey. He’s an Opus Dei priest and fellow book-lover, and he’s put together Best Catholic Books of All-Time Read More». I considered returning to being a catholic, but the priest would not meet with me to discuss protestant views unless I attended Mass and introduced myself! Catholics are not open, not friendly, not inclusive. Now the AG church is even ecumenical in its associations, so I avoid it. Catholic Online is a Project of Your Catholic Voice Foundation, a Not-for-Profit Corporation. Your Catholic Voice Foundation has been granted a recognition of tax exemption under Section (c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
Anna Quindlen: “I don’t do Catholic guilt. I don’t feel guilty about being at odds with the Church over the things I’m at odds with them over.” “If I were pope for a year, I’d be the second woman pope. The first thing I would do is ordain women because that would. Being Truly Catholic Now By NR while at the same time technology is revealing the beauty and fragility of what is being destroyed. I talk in the book about the 4D ultrasonic “walking in the. Free Traditional Catholic Books. Tweet. Thanks to technology, and perhaps due to Christianity’s low status in our modern liberal age, there is a fantastic treasure trove of good, traditional Catholic books available for free or near-free. Below are links to valuable and timeless Catholic texts (including those written by great saints and. The author is a Catholic Bishop so he leans on that authority to make The course was seriously disappointing in its lack of depth and content, but this little book was ok. It reads more like a series of sermons than a theology text, so if you want a book that helps you examine your personal faith in the context of Catholicism without 4/5.