Book Selections Through July 2019.

Hi Readers, here we go. Also, we weren’t planning to meet in December, and we’ll be skipping August next year as well. Book Club is 7:00 pm second Mondays and meets somewhere in the one storey conference center off the lower parking lot at St. Elizabeth Seton, Carlsbad, California. Doors open shortly before 7:00. Happy Reading, Karla

3/11/2019 The Biggest Lie in the History of Christianity by Matthew Kelly (Christmas Book Giveaway)

4/8/2019 The Second Greatest Story Ever Told: Now Is the Time of Mercy by Fr. Michael Gaitley

5/13/2019 Mary in the Bible and in Our Lives by Fr. Wilfrid Stinissen

6/10/2019 I Burned for Your Peace: Augustine’s Confessions Unpacked by Peter Kreeft

7/8/2019 The Power and the Glory by Graham Greene

–No meeting in August or December–

Recents

2/11/2019 21 Ways to Worship: A Guide to Eucharistic Adoration by Vinny Flynn

1/14/2019 Not Of This World: A Catholic Guide to Minimalism by Sterling Jaquith or Making Room for God: Decluttering and the Spiritual Life by Mary Elizabeth Sperry, whichever one appeals to you. Both books look good to me. I really like Sterling Jaquith’s podcast and I think you’d enjoy listening to her evangelization pointers on http://sterlingjaquith.com/my-conversion-story-part-two/.

10/8/2018 FIFTH YEAR ANNIVERSARY MEETING Love Is Patient, But I’m Not: Confessions of a Recovering Perfectionist by Christopher West

9/10/2018 In This House of Brede by Rumer Godden

 

 

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Week Countdown to Book Club (June 2019, Augustine’s Confessions, Kreeft)

Hello Readers and Happy Last Stretch of Easter and Almost Summer!

First off, thank you for all who contributed mightily to the recent Ministry Fair! Much appreciated and it was a lot of fun. Thanks again.

Meeting next week, Monday June 10th, 7:00 pm in the one storey conference center off the lower parking lot in whatever room’s free. Doors may not open until very close to 7:00.

Discussing I Burned for Your Peace: Augustine’s Confessions Unpacked by Peter Kreeft. Have a look and see some of the famous Augustine quotes in context; figuring that we’ll all be ahead dipping our toes in the waters of his writing and thinking, even if it’s a quick, introductory dip.

We’ll also line up books for fall at this meeting. Short list includes The Prodigal You Love: Inviting Loved Ones Back to the Church; Prayer Everywhere: The Spiritual Life Made Simple; Overcoming Sinful Anger; In the School of the Holy Spirit; From Fire by Water; He Leadeth Me: An Extraordinary Testament of Faith; What’s a Person To Do? Everyday Decisions That Matter. Please add your suggestions!

July is The Power and the Glory. No meeting in August.

There is a beautiful activity happening the day beforehand, Sunday June 10th, in the ground floor of the newer Parish Center at 9:15 am: an hour plus special session on transforming regret, hurt, and disappointment through contemplating the Gospel.

Happy Reading, Karla

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Ministry Fair this Wknd — Can You Help?

Hello, I forgot to mention at this past weekend that this weekend, May 18th after 5:00 Mass and after all Sunday Masses, the Ministry Fair will have a Book Club table among the other tables in the Parish Center.

Manning the table means encouraging people to try the meetings out, to sign up for email updates, and to hand out the book list (provided I get around to printing it off). Can you take one post-Mass time? Especially on Saturday????? Thank you for your consideration.

There will be refreshments!

Forgot to mention as well during our Marian book discussion on Monday that it was the day for Our Lady of Fatima. Oh well.

Next meeting June(!) 10th I Burned for Your Peace: Augustine’s Confessions Unpacked by Peter Kreeft

Happy Reading, Karla

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