regarded writer, translator, poet, and English professor Anthony
Esolen presents twenty-five brilliant, inspiring essays that will
give you a greater appreciation for the Church and her unique mission
in the world.
know the Church supports your sacramental life, but did you know…
created the tradition of the Christmas manger?
Catholic is the father of modern genetics?
developed hospitals to continue the healing work of Christ
the greatest dramatist of all time was a Catholic?
so much more!
these twenty-five essays—which include the inspiring witness of
priests, religious, and laity; which touch on the arts and sciences,
civilian life and government, the realm of ideas and practical works
of mercy—Esolen displays how the Church is truly the "leaven
and, as it were, the soul of human society in its renewal by Christ
and transformation into the family of God" (Gaudium
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