Catholic Writers

Thumbnail lord of the world book cover 1907 A book report 100 years late

In the past, I have written ad infinitum, some may say ad naseum about Catholic writers and Catholic filmmakers and still hold firm to the belief...

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Thumbnail berg A Church for and of the Wounded: Sinners in the need of the Savior

“I know too many hurting Catholics,” Fr. Thomas Berg, a professor of moral theology and vice-rector at St. Joseph’s Seminary in New York, writes in...

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Thumbnail mother teresa bill donohue Answering Mother Teresa’s critics

Soon-to-be-canonized Mother Teresa was voted by Americans as the most admired person of the 20th century. She is a figure almost universally...

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Thumbnail archbishop charles chaput speaks with cna in rome on sept 15 2014 credit joaqun peir prez cna 8 10 15 Archbishop Chaput on his new book about life in a post-Christian world

Philadelphia, Pa., Feb 21, 2017 / 02:50 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia's new book, released on Tuesday, takes a...

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Thumbnail archbishop charles chaput speaks with cna in rome on sept 15 2014 credit joaqun peir prez cna 8 10 15 Are You Strange?: Philadelphia archbishop rallies Catholics to sainthood

“Do we believe in God or not?” “Are we on fire with a love for Jesus Christ or not?” Archbishop Charles J. Chaput asks these questions in his...

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Thumbnail a deeper vision robert royal Author explores growing ‘rifts’ within the Catholic tradition

In one of his informative dispatches from Rome during the Synod on the Family last fall, Robert Royal remarked with regret on the extent to which...

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Thumbnail greg lisa popcak Beatitudinal fatherhood: Dads as living examples of the Christian life in family life

Want to be the best father you were made to be? Live the Beatitudes, Greg Popcak writes in a new book, “BeDaditudes: 8 Ways to Be an Awesome Dad,”...

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Thumbnail caryllhouselander Caryll Houselander: The Little Way of the Infant Jesus

Caryll Houselander (1901-1954) was a British mystic, poet and spiritual teacher who wore a pair of big round tortoiseshell glasses, lived in London...

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Thumbnail maria vadia Catholic author Maria Vadia to speak at prayer breakfast in Los Angeles

The Magnificat, a Catholic ministry for women, will hold its next prayer breakfast on March 25 at 10 a.m., with special guest speaker Maria...

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Thumbnail michael novak courtesy of franciscan university of steubenvile cna Catholic thinker Michael Novak remembered with gratitude

Washington D.C., Feb 17, 2017 / 02:38 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The theologian, philosopher and Catholic commentator Michael Novak died Friday, drawing...

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Thumbnail rainbow flag credit guillaume paumier via flickr filter added cc by 20 cna 10 2 15 Fr. James Martin's LGBT book: Where it's strong, where it falls short

Washington D.C., Jun 29, 2017 / 01:10 pm (CNA).- There’s been a lot of chatter about Fr. James Martin’s new book, “Building a Bridge: How the...

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Thumbnail frank dipaola apollo From Hell to Hail Mary: A Cop’s Story

Retired LAPD detective Frank DiPaola never thought he’d be a guy who could connect with kids — they just weren’t his “thing.” He never imagined his...

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Thumbnail catholic author gary jansen Going Deeper into the Life of the Word: A new book is a Lenten Ignatian walk with Christ

“[R]eading the Word of God, the Bible, brings us even closer to the Word of God, Jesus,” New York-based editor Gary Jansen writes in his new book...

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Thumbnail greatcatholicparishes cover ‘Great Catholic Parishes’

I’m waiting. My back pockets are parked firmly in a seat they’ve occupied weekly for 25 years. It’s a place as comfortable and familiar as I figure...

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Thumbnail jacques fesch prison letters ‘Light Upon the Scaffold: The Prison Letters of Jacques Fesch’

Servant of God Jacques Fesch (1930-1957), a murderer who spent three years and eight months in solitary confinement, experienced a profound...

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Thumbnail mother angelica 2 credit ewtn cna 2 4 16 New book collects Mother Angelica's reflections on suffering

Birmingham, Ala., Mar 31, 2017 / 04:31 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A new book released by EWTN Publishing offers spiritual advice and insight on suffering...

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Thumbnail dna credit liya graphics  shutterstock cna1 New Catholic thriller takes on proof of soul in DNA

Westchester, N.Y., Dec 12, 2016 / 11:02 pm (CNA).- What if proof for God's existence – and our very souls – could be found within our...

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Thumbnail danielle bean On Knowing Love, a Jewel Box for the Life of Faith

The book is the color of a box from Tiffany’s, the jewelry store. But what’s inside You’re Worth It! Change the Way You Feel About Yourself by...

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