Category: Books

How Truly Getting Christ Can Transform Us

THE UNIVERSAL CHRIST, by Fr Richard Rohr OFM. Convergent Books, New York. 2019. 260 pp. Reviewed by David Gibson A mature Christian, Franciscan Father Richard Rohr writes...

Let the Swiss Guards plan your gourmet meals

THE VATICAN COOKBOOK: 500 Years of Classic Recipes, Papal Tributes and Exclusive Images of Life and Art at the Vatican, by the Pontifical Swiss Guard. Sophia Institute...

Deacon reflects on his ministry

A DEACON’S REFLECTION, by Deacon Greg Garnie. SA Catholic Online Books, 2018. 90pp. Reviewed by Michael Shackleton Pope Paul VI reinstated the permanent diaconate into the Church’s...

The Poetry Of A Priest

IN QUIET REALM, Poems by Lawrence Mduduzi Ndlovu. Write-On Publishing. 2018. 113pp. Reviewed by Michael Shackleton In his poem “The Daffodils”, William Wordsworth wrote that he would often lie...

Archbishop On Ancestors And The Faith In Africa

PASTORAL LETTERS ON MARY AND MATTERS ANCESTRAL, by Archbishop Buti Tlhagale OMI. SA Catholic Online Books. 2018. 255pp. Reviewed by Michael Shackleton Archbishop Buti Tlhagale of Johannesburg,...

Hurley Letters: Advocating Real Christianity

A LIFE IN LETTERS: Selected Correspondence of Denis Hurley. Edited by Philippe Denis, Paddy Kearney & Jane Argall. Cluster Publications, Pietermaritzburg. 2008. 541pp. Reviewed by Mike Pothier...