If Lent is calling you to do some spiritual reading, consider exploring these books recommended by Old St. Pat’s staff. These books are great to read on your own, or better yet, read one with a friend and build in some time for good discussion.
Learning to Pray: A Guide for Everyone
James Martin, S.J.
Rachel Held Evans with Jeff Chu
The Whole Language: The Power of Extravagant Tenderness
Gregory Boyle, S.J.
The Cross and the Lynching Tree
James H. Cone
On the Brink of Everything: Grace, Gravity, and Getting Old
Parker J. Palmer
To Dare the Our Father: A Transformative Spiritual Practice
Ronald Rolheiser: Essential Spiritual Writings
Selected with an Introduction by Alicia von Stamwitz
The Way of Suffering: Readings for an Enlightened Life
James Martin, S.J., Thich Nhat Hanh, Marianne Williamson, and many others
The Way of Forgiveness: Readings for a Peaceful Life
Dorothy Day, Richard Rohr, Anne Lamott, and many others