Please join us on Sunday, October 20th at 10:40 am in the rectory to discuss our next selection, The Land of Spices, by Kate O'Brien. First published in 1941, the novel tells the story of a Mother Superior at a convent in Ireland who is struggling with her vocation when she forms a bond with a young boarder at the convent school. All are welcome, and bring a friend if you like!
Please join us on Sunday, June 23rd, at 10:40AM in the rectory, to discuss our next selection, The Thorny Grace of It: And Other Essays for Imperfect Catholics, by Brian Doyle. In this spirited collection of essays, Doyle employs his trademark wit, candor, and gusto for life and faith in his exploration of Catholicism.
Please join us on Sunday, May 19 at 10:40am in the rectory to discuss our next selection, Left to Tell: Discovering God Amidst the Rwandan Holocaust, by Immaculee llibagiza. It's an inspiring memoir by a survivor of the Rwandan genocide.
All are invited and we love to see new people. Drop by when you can, every month or once in a blue moon.
Our book for Lent is Station to Station: an Ignatian Journey through the Stations of the Cross, by Gary Jansen. We will meet on Sunday, April 28th.
Please note that we are not meeting in March.
Please join us on Sunday, February 24th at 10:40AM in the rectory to talk about our next selection, The Man Who Loved Birds, by Fenton Johnson, a novel set in small town Kentucky about a local Vietnam vet, a Trappist monk, and a Bengali doctor whose lives collide. We're meeting on the fourth Sunday of the month because the rectory is closed for Presidents' Day weekend, February 16-18. All are invited!
Our next book group meeting will be on Sunday, January 27th at 10:40am in the rectory when we'll talk about Walking on Water: Reflections of Faith and Art, by Madeleine L'Engle. What does it mean to be a Christian artist? L'Engle's essay talks about the relationship between faith and art and the main tasks of
Please join the St. Francis Xavier Book Group on Sunday, October 21st at 10:40 am in the rectory to discuss Pope Francis's recent exhortation, Gaudete et Exsulate: On the Call to Holiness in Today's World. You can find it at all major booksellers in stores and online, but you can also read it for free online at many sites. What does it mean for all of us to be called to be living saints?