Monthly Archives: January 2011

All the 2010 Table Reading

Some of you might be interested to see the complete list of books we read in 2010.  I have given them stars as per their suitability for table reading.  Some of them with few stars are very fine books, they … Continue reading

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The Best and Worst of 2010

We read many fine books at table in the past calendar year.  I would say the three that were the most popular were John Allen Jr.’s The Future Church:  How Ten Trends are Revolutionizing the Catholic Church; David Hackett Fischer’s … Continue reading

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Review of America’s Bishop

This book (America’s Bishop:  The Life and Times of Fulton J. Sheen by Thomas Reeve) was also an excellent choice for monastery table reading.  At first, there was some concern that the book would be too positive about Sheen, more … Continue reading

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Fulton J. Sheen

Last week, during the Octave of Christmas, we finished reading at table, Thomas Reeve’s America’s Bishop:  The Life and Times of Fulton J. Sheen.  We are now several pages into our newest book, George, Nicholas and Wilhelm:  Three Royal Cousins … Continue reading

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