St. Anthony Messenger

November 2017

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♦ CONVERSION Spiritual Insights into an Essential Encounter with God Fr. Donald Haggerty T he acclaimed spiritual writer off ers penetrating observations into the phenomenon of Christian conversion. He discusses the repercussions of sin, the understanding of mercy, and the importance of a radical response to the will of God. His refl ections also treat other issues that ensue in the immedi- ate aftermath of a conversion—crucial issues that can make the diff erence between a mediocre life with God and a truly holy life. CNV-P . . . Sewn Softcover, $17.95 ♦ FROM ISLAM TO CHRIST One Woman's Path through the Riddles of God Derya Little R aised as a Muslim in Turkey, Derya wandered far in search of the truth. She rejected the Islamic faith and became an atheist. She tried to convert a Christian missionary to atheism but was converted to Christ instead. Later, dur- ing her doctoral studies in England, her amazing spiritual journey led her into the Catholic Church. Her story provides a window into both Islam and moderni- ty. It shows that the grace and the mercy of God know no bounds. ISCH-P . . . Sewn Softcover, $16.95 ♦ REPORT FROM CALABRIA A Season with the Carthusian Monks T his unique book presents insights from journal notes of an Ameri- can priest who spent four privileged months with the Carthusians of Calabria, Italy. He lived their daily regi- men and kept a journal that gives read- ers a deep sense of what this intense life of prayer and contemplation is like. It invites us to fi nd time in our busy lives to encounter God more deeply. Illustrated with many beautiful photos of the monastery, and the monk's lives. Illustrated RCA-P . . . 7 x 10 Sewn Softcover, $19.95 " The esteemed Fr. Haggerty uses a clear, direct style to show that conversion is the daily heartfelt response of a disciple to the Master. This fi ne book encourages a conversion of souls to the true challenge of holiness. " — Fr. George Rutler Author, He Spoke to Us " From Islam to Christ off ers an intimate glimpse into a very unique journey of faith, and in the process touches on many critical issues of our time. " — Jennifer Fulwiler Author, Something other than God " A beautiful book. It reveals the profundity of daring to enter a dialogue of silence with the heart of the Lord. A dialogue that each of us is invited to know the Lord in silence. " — Most Reverend James Conley Bishop of Lincoln, NE P.O. Box 1339, Ft. Collins, CO 80522 1 (800) 651-1531 1 (800) 651-1531 www.ignatius.com Works that Inform, Inspire, Illuminate

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