Msgr. Halfpenny’s Suggested Reading List

William Barry, SJ
Praying the Truth
A Friendship Like No Other

C.S. Lewis
The Screwtape Letters
The Great Divorce
Surprised by Joy
A Grief Observed

G.K. Chesterton
Life of St. Francis

Evelyn Waugh
Edmund Campion

Patrick Ahern
Maurice and Therese: The Story of a Love

St. Therese of Lisieux
The Story of a Soul

Jerome Murphy O’Connor, OP
Paul: His Story
Becoming Human Together

Flannery O’Connor
The Habit of Being: Letters

St. Francis de Sales
Introduction to the Devout Life

St. Augustine
Confessions

Blessed John XXIII
Journal of a Soul

George Weigel
Witness to Hope: The Biography of Pope John Paul II

Etty Hillesum
An Interrupted Life

Thomas Merton
Seven Story Mountain

Dorothy Day
The Long Loneliness

Shusaku Endo
Silence
A Life of Jesus

Henri Nouwen
Life of the Beloved

Georges Bernanos
Diary of a Country Priest

Graham Greene
The Power and Glory

Vinny Flynn
7 Secrets of Confession

Additional Resources

The following resources are located in the Gathering Space inside the St. Paul on the Lake church building. Take one home and share another with a family member or friend!

Devotionals
The ever-popular “Little Black Book” daily reflections for Lent (for adults and children)
The Living Gospel Daily Devotions for Lent
Holy Week: Simple Ways to Walk with Jesus

Home Heart Spirit: Family Prayers and Activities for Lent (especially for families)
Lent: A Time of Grace-Daily Lenten Reflections by Pope Francis

Catholic Lighthouse CDs
Anger and Forgiveness
Defeating Satan’s Deadly Weapon Against Men
Freedom Through Forgiveness
Meditations on the Stations of the Cross
Jesus and the Jewish roots of the Eucharist
Jesus the Bridegroom
Seven Deadly Sins & Seven Lively Virtues
The Four Last Things
The Seven Last Things of Christ
The True Meaning of Easter
Trust in the Lord

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