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Monk Recommended Books (2016-2018)

A Time to Laugh, Humor in the Bible by Mark E. Biddle

Blessed Columba Marmion, A Short Biography by Mark Tierney, OSB
Broken Hallelujahs: Learning to Grieve the Big and Small Losses of Life by Beth Allen Stevcove (oblate from San Diego)

Catholicism: A Journey to the Heart of the Faith by Bishop Robert Barron
Christian Monks on Chinese Soil by Matteo Nicolini-Zani
Continental Ambitions: Roman Catholics in North America:The Colonial Experience by Kevin Starr

Day by Day with Saint Benedict by Fr. Terence Karong, O.S.B.

Einstein's Dream
by Alan Lightman, 1992
Empires of Trust, How Rome Built-and America is Building a New World by Thomas F. Madden

Faustina, The Mystic and Her Message by Ewa K. Czaczkowska

Glass Houses by Louise Penny

Hidden Mountain, Secret Garden, A Theological Contemplation on Prayer
by Anthony Lilles
Holiness, A Guide for Beginners
Hubert Van Zeller

Into Your Hands, Father by Wilfrid Stinissen

Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption by Bryan Stevenson

Our One Great Act of Fidelity- Waiting for Christ in the Eucharist by Ronald Rolheiser

Prayer: Our Deepest Longing by Ronald Rolheiser

Saint Bernard's Three Course Banquet Humility, Charity, and Contemplation in the De Gradibus by Bernard Bonowitz,OCSO
Seeking God: The Way of St. Benedict by Esther de Waal
by Shusaku Endo, 1966

The Catholic Catalogue: A Field Guide to the Daily Acts That Make Up a Catholic Life by Melissa Musick and Anna Keating
The Devil You Don't Know: Recognizing and Resisting Evil in Everyday Life by Louis J. Cameli
The Humor of Christ by Elton Trueblood

The Song That I Am by Elisabeth- Paule Labat
The Lord's Prayer by Fr. Gerald O'Collins, S.J.
The Way of Silence : Engaging the Sacred in Life by Bro. David Steidl-Rast

Wisdom: The Good Life by Irene Nowell, OSB
Wisdom of the Benedictine Elders by Mark W. McGinnis