Assessing the Faith-Based Response to Homelessness in America: Findings from Eleven Cities
Research study from Baylor University’s Institute for Studies of Religion (Feb. 2017) reveals that faith-based organizations’ efforts are working.
By Fr. Donald Haggerty
“We can never know with the poor whether the faces we observe are going to pass away, leaving no trace in our memory, or, very differently, whether the weariness and pain in a certain face will return to our mind and become our own at an hour when we thought ourselves to be content without companionship. This, too, may be a sign of Jesus’ presence in that earlier encounter.”
The Marian Option: God's Solution to a Civilization in Crisis
By Carrie Gress, PhD
This book speaks of how our Blessed Mother should be at the center of any plan to renew society/culture. It has information on devotions, explains in a marvelous way how she has affected history, and how the Marian Option (what the Church calls the call to holiness) is what must be at the heart of life.
Life is Worth Living
By Fulton Sheen
This fine book shares the wit and wisdom of one of the Church's most profound, yet down to earth bishops. He has a lot of practical advice and gives tremendous insights into relationships, the importance of helping others as a means to motivating us to live a better life, relieving anxiety and fears, building character, and so much more.