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Wills, Garry

Summary: The author recounts his own experiences as a Jesuit seminarian and a Catholic layman, traces the origins of the papacy and explains why this often fallible institution is not the same as the Church, and discusses the Apostle's Creed.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 282 WIL

Knuth, Jane.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Loyola Press 2010

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 261.8 KNU

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 261.83 Knuth 2010

Fremon, Celeste.

Summary: This paperback edition of the book originally published in 1995 updates us on the lives of the East Los Angeles homeboys with whom Father Greg Boyle continues to work, allowing for an analysis as to how some former gang members are able to make it out, while others are not.--From publisher description.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of New Mexico Press 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 259.5092 FRE

Summary: Monsignor Renard tells the story of the German occupation of France during World War II through the eyes and experiences of a humble and extraordinary priest-- whose beliefs are tested to the breaking point.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2006

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Francis

Summary: Pope Francis met with French reporter and sociologist Dominique Wolton for an unprecedented series of twelve fascinating and timely conversations, open dialogues revolving around the political, cultural, and religious issues dominating communication and conflict around the world, now published here.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 260 FRA

Riebling, Mark

Summary: Pope Pius XII is perhaps the most detested pope in modern history, vilified for allegedly appeasing Hitler and betraying the Jewish people by remaining silent during the Holocaust. But this conventional narrative is not the full story. In Church of Spies, the intelligence expert Mark Riebling draws on a wealth of recently uncovered documents to argue that, far from being Hitler’s lackey, Pius...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 282 RIE

Martin, James

Summary: The New York Times bestselling author of The Jesuit Guide to (Almost) Everything and Jesus: A Pilgrimage turns his attention to the relationship between LGBT Catholics and the Church in this loving, inclusive, and revolutionary book. On the day after the Orlando nightclub shooting, James Martin S.J. posted a video on Facebook in which he called for solidarity with our LGBT brothers and sisters....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperOne, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 282 MAR

Francis

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Publishing 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 282 Fra

Summary: In Ireland in the 1960s, four women were sent to the Magdalene Laundries, an institution for "fallen" women, where they will atone for their sins through a regimented life of work and prayer. They all had to work in the laundry, where the strict nuns would break everyone's wills through sadistic punishment. Based on a true story.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Miramax Home Entertainment 2004

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA MAG

Jordan, Mary

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ANTONIA, MOTHER JOR

Koman, Alan J.

Summary: For anyone interested in his or her own genealogical links to medieval Europe and early Christianity, Alan Koman's new book offers an extraordinary opportunity. For the first time, the lives of 275 early European saints are retold and accompanied by lineages connected those saints to twenty-four of the great men and women of medieval Europe. Today, those twenty-four men and women have...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Genealogical Pub. Co. 2010

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R-GEN 929.3 KOM

Bernstein, Carl

Summary: "His Holiness is at once compelling journalism, drama, history, and biography. John Paul II, elected as the first non-Italian pope in five hundred years, readily used his global pulpit to speak out on behalf of human rights and those who were ignored by other world leaders--whether politically or economically oppressed, whether in the Communist or non-Communist world. Born in a small Polish...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 1996

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 JOHN PAUL II, POPE BER

Silva, Daniel

Summary: Gabriel Allon has slipped quietly into Venice for a much needed holiday with his wife and two young children. But when Pope Paul VII dies suddenly, Gabriel is summoned to Rome by the Holy Father's loyal private secretary, Archbishop Luigi Donati. A billion Catholic faithful have been told that the pope died of a heart attack. Donati, however, has two good reasons to suspect his master was...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Large Print, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2020

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1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC SIL

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1 available in New Large Print, Call number: LP FIC SIL

Cutié, Albert.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Pub. 2011

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 282.092 CUT

Kurzman, Dan.

Summary: The author relates how in September, 1943, Adolf Hitler, furious that his ally and friend, Benito Mussolini, had been toppled from power in Italy, sends German troops into Rome and outlines a mission to SS General Karl Wolff to seize the Vatican and kidnap Pope Pius XII.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2007

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 940.5487 KUR

Steel, Danielle

Summary: "Abandoned by her mother at age seven, Alexandra Winslow took solace in the mystery stories she read with her devoted father -- and soon she is writing them herself, slowly graduating to dark, complex crime stories that reflect skill, imagination, and talent far beyond her years. After her father's early death, at fourteen Alex is taken in by the nuns of a local convent, where she finds...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2017

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Carroll, James

Summary: This personal history of the American Catholic Church during writer Carroll's lifetime traces the transformation of a medieval institution, suspicious of American ideas of freedom and democracy, into a church that has begun to embrace basic American principles of pluralism and respect for conscience.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 282.092 CAR

First Catholic Slovak Union of America

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Union 1955

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1 available in Reference, Call number: GEN 929.373

Francis

Summary: A collection of homilies, speeches, and "messages of the day" that brings together Pope Francis's wisdom on finding happiness in the here and now.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Johnson, Luke Timothy.

Summary: Provides an overview of Christianity, the world's largest religion, and discusses why, in addition to being vast and popular, it is also extremely complex and often highly contradictory. Explains why the central figures, elements, and creeds of Christianity are hard to fathom yet give Christianity its distinctive character. Covers topics such as Christianity's birth and expansion across the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2003

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 230 GRE

Swinarski, Claire

Summary: In Girl, Arise!, Swinarski reconciles the two identities by demonstrating the strength and abilities women have to share with the Body of Christ, the importance of women throughout the history of the faith, and how the love you experience through Christ and the Church can change you and the world around you.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ave Maria Press 2019

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Teresa

Summary: Mother Teresa's canonization is providentially taking place during Pope Francis's Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy. This is entirely fitting, since she is seen by millions of people both inside and outside the Church as an icon of God's mercy to those in need. Compiled and edited by the postulator of Mother Teresa's cause for sainthood, A Call to Mercy presents her deep and simple words, as well...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Image 2016

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 248 TER

Johnson, Luke Timothy.

Summary: Provides an overview of Christianity, the world's largest religion, and discusses why, in addition to being vast and popular, it is also extremely complex and often highly contradictory.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2003

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2 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 230 JOH

Moriyama, Daisuke.

Summary: Deep within Pandaemonium, Chrono fights off hordes of demons while Rosette tries to bring Joshua to his senses. Agents from Militia show up to join the fray, but the real fight begins when Chrono faces off against Aion in a final, climactic battle.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ADV Manga 2006

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1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 741.5 CHR

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