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Offline Bernadette

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Re: What are you currently reading?
« Reply #2250 on: May 18, 2020, 07:36:50 PM »

Raised by the Church: Growing up in New York City's Catholic Orphanages, by Edward Rohs. $2.99 on kindle. I hope it portrays the Church positively.
"Make merry, and be glad: for this thy brother was dead, and is come to life again; he was lost, and is found."
 

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Re: What are you currently reading?
« Reply #2251 on: May 18, 2020, 09:21:25 PM »

Raised by the Church: Growing up in New York City's Catholic Orphanages, by Edward Rohs. $2.99 on kindle. I hope it portrays the Church positively.
Let us know, once you read it.
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"My brothers, all of you, if you are condemned to see the triumph of evil, never applaud it. Never say to evil: you are good; to decadence: you are progess; to death: you are life. Sanctify yourselves in the times wherein God has placed you; bewail the evils and the disorders which God tolerates; oppose them with the energy of your works and your efforts, your life uncontaminated by error, free from being led astray, in such a way that having lived here below, united with the Spirit of the Lord, you will be admitted to be made but one with Him forever and ever: But he who is joined to the Lord is one in spirit." Cardinal Pie of Potiers
 

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Re: What are you currently reading?
« Reply #2252 on: May 29, 2020, 12:01:25 PM »
I’m listening to Herman Wouk’s Winds of War. Figured I’d get the most bang for my audible credit. ;)
"Make merry, and be glad: for this thy brother was dead, and is come to life again; he was lost, and is found."
 
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Re: What are you currently reading?
« Reply #2253 on: June 04, 2020, 03:46:53 PM »
The Divided Ground: Indians, Settlers, and the Northern Borderland of the American Revolution by Alan Taylor
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Re: What are you currently reading?
« Reply #2254 on: June 04, 2020, 06:25:51 PM »
1. Liberty, the God That Failed: Policing the Sacred and Constructing the Myths of the Secular State, from Locke to Obama by Christopher A. Ferrara

2. Nothing to Vote for: The Futility of the American Electoral Process by Daniel Schwindt

3. The Jewish Revolutionary Spirit: And Its Impact on World History by E. Michael Jones
"And I live, now not I; but Christ liveth in me. And that I live now in the flesh: I live in the faith of the Son of God, who loved me, and delivered himself for me." (Galatians 2:20)

"Give them according to their works, and according to the wickedness of their inventions. According to the works of their hands give thou to them: render to them their reward." (Psalm 27:4)

"A man has free choice to the extent that he is rational."
"It is proper for man to be inclined to act according to reason."
"Human salvation demands the divine disclosure of truths surpassing reason."
"To one who has faith, no explanation is necessary. To one without faith, no explanation is possible." - St. Thomas Aquinas
 
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Re: What are you currently reading?
« Reply #2255 on: June 04, 2020, 07:49:22 PM »
The Far Side of the World by O'Brian.
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Re: What are you currently reading?
« Reply #2256 on: June 05, 2020, 03:35:21 AM »
The Hobbit - Never actually read it in full, nor have I read LOTR, and that will change.

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Re: What are you currently reading?
« Reply #2257 on: June 06, 2020, 04:39:27 PM »
1. Liberty, the God That Failed: Policing the Sacred and Constructing the Myths of the Secular State, from Locke to Obama by Christopher A. Ferrara

2. Nothing to Vote for: The Futility of the American Electoral Process by Daniel Schwindt

3. The Jewish Revolutionary Spirit: And Its Impact on World History by E. Michael Jones

I just finished Daniel Schwindt's book today. I have now started Being Consumed: Economics and Christian Desire by William T. Cavanaugh.
"And I live, now not I; but Christ liveth in me. And that I live now in the flesh: I live in the faith of the Son of God, who loved me, and delivered himself for me." (Galatians 2:20)

"Give them according to their works, and according to the wickedness of their inventions. According to the works of their hands give thou to them: render to them their reward." (Psalm 27:4)

"A man has free choice to the extent that he is rational."
"It is proper for man to be inclined to act according to reason."
"Human salvation demands the divine disclosure of truths surpassing reason."
"To one who has faith, no explanation is necessary. To one without faith, no explanation is possible." - St. Thomas Aquinas
 
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Re: What are you currently reading?
« Reply #2258 on: June 17, 2020, 04:56:36 PM »
All the Light We Cannot See, by Anthony Doerr and Harding’s Luck, by Edith Nesbit.
"Make merry, and be glad: for this thy brother was dead, and is come to life again; he was lost, and is found."
 
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Re: What are you currently reading?
« Reply #2259 on: June 17, 2020, 10:52:09 PM »
The Wine-Dark Sea, O'Brian.
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Re: What are you currently reading?
« Reply #2260 on: June 22, 2020, 10:04:23 AM »
Rereading James Herriot series
This is the day the Lord has made; let us be glad and rejoice in it.
Praise the Lord, for He is good, for His mercy endures forever
 
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Re: What are you currently reading?
« Reply #2261 on: June 22, 2020, 05:58:37 PM »
Pillars of the Earth, by Ken Follett.
"Make merry, and be glad: for this thy brother was dead, and is come to life again; he was lost, and is found."
 

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Re: What are you currently reading?
« Reply #2262 on: June 22, 2020, 06:13:37 PM »
Confessions of a Prairie Bitch: How I Survived Nellie Oleson

https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B003L77ZVQ/ref=dp-kindle-redirect?_encoding=UTF8&btkr=1
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Re: What are you currently reading?
« Reply #2263 on: June 23, 2020, 04:23:59 AM »
I'm re-reading While the Eyes of the Great are Elsewhere.
In conclusion, I can leave you with no better advice than that given after every sermon by Msgr Vincent Giammarino, who was pastor of St Michael’s Church in Atlantic City in the 1950s:

    “My dear good people: Do what you have to do, When you’re supposed to do it, The best way you can do it,   For the Love of God. Amen.”
 

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Re: What are you currently reading?
« Reply #2264 on: June 23, 2020, 11:19:34 AM »
Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World by Jack Weatherford.
"It's so lonely 'round the fields of Athenry"