|Catholic Beat CR July 2009|
|Written by Staff|
|Monday, 06 July 2009 08:50 AM America/New_York|
Ryan W. Metlen’s Ewe ($16.95, Paulist Press) is a humorous, illustrated re-telling of the parable of the lost sheep. The 80-page hardcover book releases this month.
New from the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops this month is Connecting Young Adults to Catholic Parishes: Best Practices in Catholic Youth Ministry. The 200-page softcover book retails for $19.95.
Jesus’ Sacred Heart Prayer Journal 2010 (The Word Among Us) includes a scripture verse or quotation, a listing of Mass readings, prayers and space for journaling. Published this month, it retails for $13.95.
Marking the 800th anniversary of the founding of the Franciscan Order, Francis & His Brothers: A Popular History of the Franciscan Friars by Dominic V. Monti ($14.95, St. Anthony Messenger Press) tells the story of Francis of Assisi.
Through Another Lens presents a series of prayer reflections on the Gospels in poetry by Barbara Jean Franklin. Released this month by Liguori Publications, the 144-page book retails for $14.95.
Best-selling Catholic titles in May were: Hardcover: 1. The Rite: The Making of a Modern Exorcist by Matt Baglio (Doubleday Religion); 2. Rediscovering Catholicism by Matthew Kelly (Beacon Publishing); 3. The Dream Manager by Matthew Kelly (Beacon Publishing/Hyperion); 4. The Rhythm of Life by Matthew Kelly (Beacon Publishing/Fireside); 5. The Gift of Years by Joan Chittister (BlueBridge). Paperback: 1. Good News About Sex & Marriage by Christopher West (Servant Books); 2. Home Tonight by Henri J.M. Nouwen (Doubleday Religion); 3. Catechism of the Catholic Church (Image); 4. The Complete C.S. Lewis Signature Classics by C.S. Lewis (HarperOne); 5. Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis (HarperOne). Lists from the Catholic Book Publishers Association.