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Recommended reading

Consecrated Celibacy: A Fresh Look at an Ancient Calling

Christine Barnabas Sacristy Press 2022

Selling All

Sandra Schneiders Paulist Press 2001

Consider your Call

Daniel Rees et al. SPCK 1978

By Way of the Heart

Wilkie Au SJ  Paulist Press 1989

Money, Sex and Power

Richard Foster  Hodder and Stoughton 1985

Living in Hope

Martin L. Smith SSJE  Canterbury Press Norwich 2000

The Hermitage Within

A monk   DLT 1977

Paths in Solitude

Eve Baker  St Paul’s (UK) 1995


Grove books

A Theology of Singleness

Barry Danylak Biblical 45

Singled out or One in the Body?

L Deshpande Pastoral 87

Celebrating Celibacy:

Stephanie Couvela Pastoral 109

Singleness and the Early Church:

Kathryn Wehr Spirituality 123


Sr Margaret Magdalen 

God Within:

Oliver Davies, DLT

Fire Within:

Thomas Dubay SM Ignatius publications

The Cloud of Unknowing Halcyon Backhouse (Ed)

Hodder Classics

The Scale of Perfection

Walter Hilton. Classics of Western Spirituality

Revelations of Divine Love: Julian of Norwich

Penguin classics

Commentary on the Rule of St Benedict – a Life-giving Way

Esther de Waal   Continuum


Books by Sr Margaret Magdalen:

Jesus, Man of Prayer


Transformed by Love - the Way of Mary Madgalen


A Spiritual Check Up

Highland Books

The Hidden Face of Jesus


Furnace of the Heart