Seminarians - Required Books


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The Mystery of Suffering in the Old and New Testament - Celia Sirois

Daniel Harrington, S.J., Why Do We Suffer?  A Scriptural Approach to the Human Condition  (Franklin:  Sheed & Ward, 2000)  ISBN:  1-58051-043-4

Roman Catholic Experience in the United States of America - Rev. Michael A. J. Alfano

Carey, Patrick W., Catholics in America: A History ( Updated Edition ) ( Lanham, Maryland: Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, 2004) ISBN: 978-0-7425-6233-2

Dolan, Jay P., The American Catholic Experience: A History from Colonial Times to the Present ( Notre Dame, Indiana:  University of Notre Dame Press, 1992) ISBN-10: 0-268-00639-3   /   ISBN-13: 978-0-268-00639-6

O’Toole, James M., The Faithful: A History of Catholics in America (Cambridge, Massachusetts: Belknap Press / Harvard University Press: 2008) ISBN: 978-0-674-02818-0

Dying, Loss, and Bereavement: Ministerial Perspectives - Rev. John Grimes


Kelley, Melissa, M, Grief, Contemporary Theory and the Practice of Ministry, Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2010

Kalina, Kathy, Midwife for Souls: Spiritual Care for the Dying, Boston: Pauline Books, 2007

Walters, Kerry, The Art of Dying and Living, Maryknoll, NY:Orbis Press, 2011 ISBN: 978-1-57075-924-6


Rupp, Joyce, osm., Praying Our Goodbyes, Indiana: Ave Maria Press




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