What books do you like to read, and reread, during Lent? Are there any good books dealing with the Passion or the Crucifixion of our Lord that are particularly good for spiritual growth or intellectual understanding of what Jesus suffered for our sake?
I recently finished Unplanned by Abby Johnson… and now I’m working through The Loser letters…
…then there’s my 1962 missal and, of course, the bible.
Fiction-wise… I’m almost done with Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter.
A good book would be Father Joe: The Man Who Saved My Soul.
The best book I have ever read:
These don’t deal primarily with our Lord’s Passion, but they’re great re-reads:
St. Therese of Lisieux,Story of a Soul: Short and SWEET! Can’t recommend it enough!
Thomas Merton, The Seven Story Mountain
St. Augustine of Hippo,Confessions: You might want to get Cliff Notes for this…
Dante,Inferno or Purgatorio, Ciardi translation. Comes with Ciardi’s own notes. Dante’s great epic may not seem like spiritual autobiography, but it absolutely is.