This month's selection from AD Books

This month's selection from AD Books

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Married Saints and Blesseds
Ferdinand Holböck
Father Holböck tells the inspiring stories of over 200 married saints and blesseds, from the Virgin Mary and Saint Joseph through to the parents of St Thérse of Lisieux. They provide examples of truly Christian married life.
507 pages * Softcover * $37.95
ISBN 0-89870-843-5

Theology of the Church
Cardinal Charles Journet
First published before the Second Vatican Council, this book remains an authoritative presentation of Catholic ecclesiology. This edition contains two extensive appendices written after Vatican II.
475 pages * Hardback * $60.00
ISBN 0-89870-888-5

Stories of Karol
Gian Franco Svidercoschi
This book tells the personal story of the future Pope John Paul II from the perspective of his early life and the memories of his family and friends. We are able to better understand the factors which shaped his character and future vocation.
150 pages * Softcover * $29.95
ISBN 0-85244-396-X

Strangers and Sojourners
Michael D. O'Brien
Those who have discovered Michael O'Brien's novels will need no persuading to acquire this one, an epic tale set in the rugged interior of British Columbia, the first in a trilogy tracing the lives of four generations of a family of exiles throughout the 20th century. 571 pages * Softcover * $34.95
ISBN 978-0-89870-923-0

Theology and Sanity
Frank Sheed
This is a welcome reprint of Frank Sheed's classic, first published in 1946, which anticipated Vatican II's call for the laity to take a more active role in the life of the Church. It remains one of the most accessible explanations of the Christian faith. 471 pages * Softcover * $35.95
ISBN 0-89870-470-7

A Life with Karol
Cardinal Stanislaw Dziwisz
This intimate, affectionate portrait of Pope John Paul II by his longtime secretary and confidant reveals fascinating new details about the opinions, hopes, fears, and dramatic life of the late Pontiff.
260 pages * Hardback * $39.95
ISBN 978-0-385-52374-5

The Death of a Pope
Piers Paul Read
This powerful tale combines vivid characters, high drama, love, betrayal, faith and redemption in a story of intrigue, church espionage, and an attempt to destroy the Papacy. The conclusion is unexpected and unforgettable.
215 pages * Hardback * $43.90
ISBN 978-1-58617-295-4

A Garland of Faith
John Blakesley
Father Blakesley has produced a charming, edifying collection of sequences, prayers and poems from the period of the medieval Catholic Church, most of which were discarded after the Council of Trent. He has arranged them to accompany the Three Year lectionary.
203 pages * Softcover * $32.95
ISBN 0-85244-462-1

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