Book reviews

From time to time one of our group reads a book that is relevant to the Single Consecrated Life, these pages share their thoughts and views on the books they have read.

A simplified life

A Simplified Life

by Verena Schiller

Verena Schiller is a member of the Anglican Community of the Holy Name who for twenty five years has been permitted to follow a call to solitude in…

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Following the Silence

by Georgina Alexander

At confirmation services, I encourage candidates to give their testimonies. It can be a very powerful witness as a candidate gives an account of his…

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Infinite Horizons

by James MC Caffrey

Fr James McCaffrey is a well-known writer in Carmelite Circles. He's written a number of books drawing upon the spirituality and writings of our…

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John of the Cross

by Fr Ian Matthew, OCD

Very affordable at just £5, John of the Cross: Seasons of Prayer is a good introduction to the writings of the great Doctor of the Church St John…

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Selling All

by Prof. Sandra M Schneiders IHM

‘Selling All’, is the second volume in a trilogy, ‘Religious Life in a new Millennium’. In this masterly work Schneiders makes…

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Seven Silver Rings

by Julia Faire

In “Seven Silver Rings”, 7 members of The Jesus Fellowship tell their stories of how God called them to be celibate for Him and how their…

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