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People of God
People of God is a series of inspiring biographies for the general reader. Each volume offers a compelling and honest narrative of the life of an important twentieth or twenty-first century Catholic. Some living and some now deceased, each of these women and men has known challenges and weaknesses familiar to most of us but responded to them in ways that call us to our own forms of heroism. Each offers a credible and concrete witness of faith, hope, and love to people of our own day.
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People of God is a brand-new series of inspiring biographies for the general reader. Each volume offers a compelling and honest narrative of the life of an important twentieth or twenty-first century Catholic. Some living and some now deceased, each of these women and men has known challenges and weaknesses familiar to most of us but responded to them in ways that call us to our own forms of heroism. Each offers a credible and concrete witness of faith, hope, and love to people of our own day. 
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James Martin, SJ

In the Company of Jesus
Jon M. Sweeney

Fr. James Martin, SJ, is one of the most recognized Catholic priests in the United States. His book My Life with the Saints introduced hundreds of thousands of readers to many saintly heroes. More rec ...

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Thea Bowman

Faithful and Free
Maurice J. Nutt, CSsR

With every passing year since her death in 1990, more people are recognizing Sister Thea Bowman as one of the most inspiring figures in American Catholic history. This granddaughter of slaves became C ...

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Rosemary Nyirumbe

Sewing Hope in Uganda
María Ruiz Scaperlanda

Sister Rosemary Nyirumbe's 62 years of life provide a powerful testament to God's presence, love, and hope amidst unimaginable violence. Throughout these many years, her native Uganda and southern Sud ...

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Paul Farmer

Servant to the Poor
Jennie Weiss Block

Bill Gates has called Paul Farmer one of the most amazing people he has ever met. CNN medical correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta says that "if pure altruism exists in humans, it probably looks a lot like ...

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Augustus Tolton

The Church Is the True Liberator
Joyce Duriga

Father Augustus Tolton was the first identified black American ordained to the priesthood in the United States. He was born into slavery and escaped to freedom with his mother and siblings under harro ...

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Paul VI

Pilgrim Pope
Michael Collins

Pope Paul VI (1963-78) was one of the most important and influential pontiffs of the twentieth century. In this engaging biography, Michael Collins examines this deeply spiritual man who is remembered ...

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Rutilio Grande

A Table for All
Rhina Guidos

In Rutilio Grande: A Table for All, veteran journalist Rhina Guidos explores the inspiring life and ministry of the Salvadoran priest whose killing changed the church in El Salvador and the life of hi ...

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Shahbaz Bhatti

Martyr of the Suffering Church
John L. Allen Jr.

When Shahbaz Bhatti, the lone Christian in Pakistan's cabinet and a determined campaigner for the rights of Christians and members of other faiths was killed, his Taliban-affiliated assassins probab ...

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Helen Prejean

Death Row's Nun
Joyce Duriga

No person has worked more effectively toward the abolition of the death penalty in the United States than Helen Prejean, CSJ. Her best-selling book Dead Man Walking, and the hit Hollywood film adaptat ...

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Corita Kent

Gentle Revolutionary of the Heart
Rose Pacatte, FSP

Corita Kent, an American nun and pop artist, led a life of creativity and love that took her in unexpected directions. In this engaging portrait, Sr. Rose Pacatte, FSP, offers an in-depth look at Cori ...

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Daniel Rudd

Calling a Church to Justice
Gary B. Agee

In May of 1890, the Christian Soldier, an African American newspaper, identified the Catholic journalist and activist Daniel Arthur Rudd as the "greatest negro Catholic in America." Yet many Catholics ...

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Georges and Pauline Vanier

Mercy within Mercy
Mary Frances Coady

Georges and Pauline Vanier were the parents of Jean Vanier, the cofounder of the L'Arche communities. They lived an intensely spiritual life, influenced mainly by the Carmelite tradition. Georges and ...

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Joseph Bernardin

Seeking Common Ground
Steven P. Millies

As a priest, archbishop, and president of the US bishops' conference, Cardinal Joseph Bernardin lived a ministry marked by thoughtfulness, compassion, and conviction. Relying on interviews with the ca ...

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Elizabeth Johnson

Questing for God
Heidi Schlumpf

Who is God? That is the question Elizabeth A. Johnson has spent her life exploring. As a Catholic theologian, writer, teacher, and religious woman, Johnson has searched for "the Living God" and ways ...

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Jean Vanier

Logician of the Heart
Michael W. Higgins

Winner of the 2015 Templeton Prize and numerous other international and prestigious honors, Jean Vanier lives a radical poverty of surrender in a time of fanatical acquisitiveness, economic disparity, ...

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