Book Reviews

Review: Heresy

Heresy by S.J. Parris My rating: 5 of 5 stars Religious differences, persecutions, murder, mystery, and Oxford College and the Elizabethan age. What better combination to introduce a series that features Dr Giordano Bruno of Nola, a former Dominican monk, a philosopher, an excommunicated heretic, and an agent of Sir Francis Walsingham, the Queen's Chief… Continue reading Review: Heresy

Book Reviews

Review: Communal Wisdom: A Way of Discernment for a Pilgrim Church

Communal Wisdom: A Way of Discernment for a Pilgrim Church by Brian Msc Gallagher My rating: 4 of 5 stars There can be very little doubt that the Catholic Church in Australia in late 2019 has a growing understanding of the practice of discernment. In the lead up to the Church’s Plenary Council in 2020,… Continue reading Review: Communal Wisdom: A Way of Discernment for a Pilgrim Church

Book Reviews, Liturgy

Review: Field Hospital Catechesis: The Core Content for RCIA Formation

Field Hospital Catechesis: The Core Content for RCIA Formation by Nick Wagner My rating: 5 of 5 stars What does the bankruptcy of US steel manufacturers have to do with the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults? Everything, according to Nick Wagner.The story that begins this insightful book and guide outlines the need for those… Continue reading Review: Field Hospital Catechesis: The Core Content for RCIA Formation

Book Reviews, Liturgy

Review: Your Parish Is the Curriculum: RCIA in the Midst of the Community

Your Parish Is the Curriculum: RCIA in the Midst of Community by Diana Macalintal My rating: 5 of 5 stars I have long been a supporter of and passionate advocate for the proper celebration of the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) in the parishes where I have been privileged to serve. I would… Continue reading Review: Your Parish Is the Curriculum: RCIA in the Midst of the Community