My Reading Challenge Pick for “A Book by Scott Hahn”

I can’t believe we are halfway through the year aleady! If you are like me, once you get to this point, you realize that you aren’t exactly halfway through your list of reading goals. But it’s never too late to pick up the next book and keep going with your 2017 Catholic Reading Challenge. I’ve been sharing what I’m reading for each category throughout the year. 

Category: A Book by Scott Hahn

My Pick: Angels and Saints 

I listened to this book on Audible, and I love that Scott Hahn reads all of his own books. Not every author is great at reading his or her own books, but I enjoy listening to Hahn read his. The subtitle to this book is accurately descriptive: A Biblical Guide to Friendship with God’s Holy Ones. Hahn is one of the most accessible theologians for explaining the biblical foundation for various aspects of Catholic tradition and theology, and this book is no exception to that. In fact that is one of the reasons a chose to put a book by him on the reading challenge for this year. Continue reading “My Reading Challenge Pick for “A Book by Scott Hahn””

5 Ways to Read More This Summer

Read More SummerMost people wish they read more. I know no one who says she would like to read less. I am constantly hearing people say that they want to read more often, especially books that impact them spiritually. (By the way, there are a great many books that will profoundly impact you spiritually that are not shelved within the “religion & spirituality” category. For example, Haley at Carrots for Michaelmas has said that Brideshead Revisited is the novel that made her Catholic.)

All that being said, carving out the time and space to read as much as we would like is a struggle for all of us, especially with many other responsibilities and distractions in front of us. So here are five strategies that I am trying this summer that might help you too. Continue reading “5 Ways to Read More This Summer”