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A Treasury of Catholic digest : favorite stories of fifty years, 1936-1986

Author: Henry Lexau
Publisher: San Francisco : Ignatius Press, ©1986.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Henry Lexau
ISBN: 0898701155 9780898701159
OCLC Number: 14525040
Description: 598 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Part I : Amazing stories --
The amazing story of "Amazing Grace" / Eve R. Wirth --
Sister Elena, Pope Leo, and Pentecost century / Val Gaudet --
A death on the Prairie / Francis J. Keller --
The Blue Lady / Madge Harrah --
Part II : We believe --
The creed in other words / John S. Ahearn --
Why is man here? / Barbara Ward --
Why I remain a Catholic / Christopher Derrick --
Vistas of the eternities / Arnold Lunn --
Part III : How the Bible says it --
How the Bible says it / John Wijingaards --
Editing the Jerusalem Bible / Alexander Jones --
Working with Biblical manuscripts / Richard Stone --
The Fifth Gospel / Lionel Swain --
Part IV : What the Bible doesn't say --
What the Bible says about tradition / Bro. Daniel F. Stramara --
Jesus never said I told you so / Sr. M. Svoboda --
What the Blind Man did not say / Mark Hillmer --
Part V : Through a child's eyes --
The kitchen where our parents taught us prayer / Sr. Mary Terese Donze --
My mother's rosary, my father's belt / Thomas F. Kelly --
Part VI : The documents in the case --
Grandpa's '24 Chevy / Margaret Loupy --
December cards / Ralph Reppert --
My sister's diary : 1937-1945 / Paul Salsini --
Part VII : The editor's favorites --
The vision of Noah jumping eagle / Harry Paige --
Dream girls, dream churches / Christopher Derrick --
Lincoln's Catholic cousins / Albina Aspell --
Part VIII : What is God's game? --
What is God's game? / Gebhard Maria Behler --
The tent in the living room / Donald X. Burt --
Part IX : Growing up --
In the dark at the foot of the stairs / Bertha Beck --
My father's easter gift / Michael Flynn --
33 basic skills for living / Barbara Weeks Bolton --
The divine plan for teen-age girls / William E. (Bud) Davis --
Part X : And they shall be healed --
How I received the gift of healing / Father Ralph DiOrio --
The doctor is sick / C. P. Tranisi --
The Holy mand who said I would be healed / Ted Warner --
Part XI : Heroes in our time --
Dorothy Day comes to visit / Patricia McGowan --
The church and I / Frank Sheed --
The last days of Pope John / Lawrence Elliott --
Conversion / Knute Rockne --
My good angel of death / Daniel A. Lord --
Part XII : Heroes of yesteryear --
The nun who spent $1000 a day / Sr. Martha Mary McGaw --
Tom Playfair, all-American Catholic / James Kulp --
Because of Father Baker / Alice M. Pytak --
Part XIII : History --
52 years after Columbus / Frans Blom --
Ambrose, Augustine, and the City of Milan / H. V. Morton --
A letter from St. Ignatius / Colman J. Barry --
Home to my Russian village / Elena Whiteside --
We had a depression / a woman --
Part XIV: Just for laughs --
My skunk Nikki / Daniel P. Mannix --
The note on the refrigerator door / Ralph Reppert --
It's just what I've always wanted / T. E. Coster --
Tips of the Slongue / Frank L. Remington --
What the dog did at the diplomatic dinner / Elizabeth Shannon --
Five nuns at a bullfight / Sr. Mary Corde Lorang --
Part XV : The mass --
The other miracle of the mass / Maurice Fitzgerald --
Once when I served mass / Bryan MacMahon --
Ceremonies of the Roman rite discarded / Archbishop Robert J. Dwyer --
Since the Last Supper / Thomas McMahon --
Part XVI : A natural explanation --
When Mrs. Kerrigan saw an angel / Marty Kelly --
The drunk who didn't drink / Charles Swaart --
A doctor's most unforgettable case / J. A. MacDougall --
The thing from underground / Thelma Lacy --
Part XVII : On being a parent --
Listening for the children / Mary McPhee --
The son I didn't want / Marjorie Kunce --
How children learn to love / John Drescher --
Dr. Ice and the Christmas Angel / J. J. McNally --
On a beach in Cornwall / Bernard Basset --
Part XVIII : Prayer --
Cardinal Bernardin, how do you pray? --
The prayer of General Paton / Chaplain James H. O'Neill --
Fulton Sheen's secret / Fulton J. Sheen --
Family prayer : we tried it ten different ways / Ronda Chervin --
Married prayer / Gene and Mary Lou Ott --
No prayer goes unanswered / Margery Finn Brown --
Part XIX : Some priests --
First day at the rectory / G. Simon Harak --
"Call Father Kern : He'll come" / Arthur P. Hagan --
How Monsignors win at gold / Michael Madden --
I'll never forget Father Caruana / Esther Ueberall --
Part XX : Nostalgia --
Bishop Sheen's TV show / James C. G. Conniff --
When six days made one weak / Colleen L. Reece --
Farmer at forty hours / Albert Eisele --
Remember your hit parade? / Owen Lee --
What mother told me about ladies / Zibby Oneal --
"Without Memories, We Are as the Wind" / Harry W. Paige --
Growing up Mexican, American, and Catholic / Richard Rodriguez --
Part XXI : Resurrection --
Faith and the empty tricycle / Caludia McDonnell --
The Resurrection and the Ring of Truth / J. B. Phillips --
Part XXII : The Rosary --
Why we call it the Rosary / Eithne Wilkins --
Saying the Rosary in tongues / Robert C. Anderson --
Part XXIII : Saints we have known --
A feud with St. Joseph Cupertino / Elisabeth Cobb --
St. Thérèse of Lisieux / Christopher O'Mahony --
They remember St. Maximilian / Patricia Treece --
I interviewed St. Frances Cabrini / Adela Rogers --
Part XXIV : School days --
The littlest atheist / Anne Bowen --
I was a fifth grade religious fanatic / Gregory R. Webb --
The day we read for the eighth graders / Donna Flaherty Hart --
Poor bandaged children of Eve / Sr. Mary Jean Dorcy --
Sister Bridget and the Song of St. Patrick / Thomas Byrnes --
Part XXV : Fatima and Lourdes --
The sun danced at Fatima / Joseph A. Pelletier --
The cures at Lourdes / Patrick Marnham --
Part XXVI : Sin --
Whatever became of sin? / Karl Menninger --
Turtle morality / William J. Bausch --
Slavery and abortion / Warren A. Schaller --
Part XXVII : Things --
Do we all want to live in K-mart? / Sonia Gernes --
We used to be poor / Ralph Reppert --
Haggle your way to heaven / Kenneth Guentert --
Part XXVIII : Thought provokers --
Picking and choosing in religion / James Hitchcock --
Are we forgetting how to think / Calvin D. Linton --
Secularism / James Hitchcock --
Part XXIX : Second thoughts --
What couples learn after marriage / Philip Yancey --
If I were starting my family again / John Drescher --
Part XXX : Vatican II, behind the scenes --
I caused Vatican II...and I'm sorry / Lucile Hasley --
The Japanese Bishop and the Italian photographers / Bernard Basset.
Other Titles: Catholic digest.
Responsibility: compiled by Henry Lexau.

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