Section Archive: Review

BOOK REVIEW: You had me at frosted teacakes

A new book by Ann Rennie asks you to pause and ponder. It’s a miscellany...

Posted on: November 17, 2021

Book review: The Dance of the Dissident Daughter

‘The Dance of the Dissident Daughter’ shows a way forward for those whose faith is...

Posted on: September 15, 2021

The Grizzlies is a survivors’ tale of youth and hope

A new Canadian film goes beyond the sports genre in a compelling human drama that...

Posted on: March 17, 2021

Sing a new song: The Book of Longings

This new novel by Sue Monk Kidd is an inspiring story set in the 1st...

Posted on: February 19, 2021

For ‘Saint Judy’ the fight for one is a fight for all

The inspirational true story of immigration attorney Judy Wood and her fight to change American...

Posted on: November 18, 2020

The Time is Now: a Call to Uncommon Courage

In this new book, Benedictine Sister Joan Chittister calls on us to identify injustice, to...

Posted on: September 16, 2020

Let your soul catch up with the rest of your life

One of the features of How to Live, a new book by Judith Valente, is...

Posted on: August 19, 2020

An inspirational story about friendship, love and mercy

This new film starring Renee Zellweger shows how an act of love to make a...

Posted on: July 16, 2020

'Hearts and Bones' a new film about hope and salvation

Hugo Weaving stars in the feature film Hearts and Bones, the story of a war...

Posted on: May 19, 2020

Finding freedom on death row

‘The Sun Does Shine’ is about the triumph of the human spirit over seemingly insurmountable...

Posted on: November 20, 2019

Julie Zarifeh in Camino Skies. Image: CaminoSkies.com

‘Doing the Camino’: where is God in the modern context of this age-old pilgrimage?

A review of Camino Skies raises questions around the modern context of the pilgrimage, dealing...

Posted on: August 20, 2019

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An Astonishing Secret

One of the final books written by Irish priest and theologian Daniel O’Leary explores the...

Posted on: June 18, 2019