can’t be joyful without knowing why we should be joyful.That’s
why celebrated Catholic author James V. Schall, S.J.,– the thinking
man’s priest– presents these short but powerful chapters on the
most important and joyful feasts of the Church’s liturgical year.
Fr. Schall as your guide, you’ll come to understand more deeply the
point of each celebration. You’ll learn truths about the feasts
that will awaken you to real joy,as you consider Christmas, Easter,
Pentecost, All Saints’ Day, and All Souls’ Day, as well as the
End Times that we encounter in the last Sundays of the liturgical
than being encyclopedic discussions of each of the feasts, these
penetrating reflections generally point to something astonishingly
new that you missed before, something of the meaning and depth of
each feast that is almost always passed over unnoticed, except by
those who think long and deeply about them.
any one of these discussions, you’ll find never-ending causes of
insight into what we are and who God is.
a word, this powerful – and delightful – book affords you an
enormous opportunity to consider anew the great truths of our Faith
handed down to us by our beloved Mother Church, and that each year
are celebrated in Her Feasts.