What We Are Reading This Summer, Part II

Cindy Brolsma Gange
Parishioner, Holy Name, Windsor Terrace
“Salt of the Earth: The Church at the End of the Millennium,” An Interview with Peter Seewald
“To Kill a Mockingbird,” by Harper Lee

Jayward Chan
Parishioner, St. Bartholomew’s, Elmhurst
“Go Set a Watchman,” by Harper Lee
“Wolf Hall,” by Hilary Mantel
“Bring up the Bodies,” by Hilary Mantel
“Behold Your Mother,” by Tim Staples

Donna Czak
Parishioner, Sacred Heart, East Glendale
“Waking Up In Heaven,” by Crystal McVea
“The Calling: A Year in the Life of an Order of Nuns,” by Catherine Whitney
“Sisters: Catholic Nuns and the Making of America,” by John J. Fialka
“Come Holy Spirit,” by Bishop Francis X. Ford

Robert Fallon
Parishioner, St. Ephrem’s, Dyker Heights
“Interior Castle,” by St. Teresa of Avila
“Inferno,” by Dante Alighieri
“Worshipping a Hidden God,” by Archbishop Luis M. Martinez
“Will the Real Jesus Please Stand Up,” a debate moderated by William F. Buckley, Jr. and edited by Paul Copan
“Manual for Spiritual Warfare,” by Paul Thigpen
“On Heaven and Earth,” by Jorge Mario Bergoglio and Abraham Skorka

Dr. Steven Garner
Tablet columnist and host, NET-TV’s “Ask the Doctor”
“Closer,” by Mariano Rivera
“Oregon Trail,” by Francis Parkman
“Tuesdays with Morrie,” by Mitch Albom

Bill Gorman
Parishioner, St. Paul & St. Agnes Parish, Cobble Hill, and History Teacher, Xaverian H.S., Bay Ridge
“Political Augustinianism: Modern Interpretations of Augustine’s Political Thought,” by Father Michael J.S. Bruno
“Team of Rivals,” by Doris Kearns Goodwin

Sister Elizabeth Graham, C.S.J.
Campus Minister, Christ the King H.S., Middle Village
“Laudato Si,” by Pope Francis
“All the Way to Heaven: The Selected Letters of Dorothy Day,” edited by Robert Ellsberg
“Command Authority,” by Tom Clancy
“Ask the Beasts,” by Sister Elizabeth Johnson, C.S.J.
“The Names of God,” by Benny Hinn

Linda Greco
“The Emotions God Gave You,” by Art and Laraine Bennett
“We Live To Know, Love, and Serve God,” by Father Oscar Lukefahr, C.M.
“A Life Like Nun Other,” by Joyce E. Zemba (Sister Ann Mary Falconero)

Kay Lawrence
Parishioner, Corpus Christi, Woodside
“Walking with Jesus,” and “Morning Homilies,” by Pope Francis
“King Arthur and His Knights,” by Howard Pyle

Connie Leist
Parishioner, Divine Mercy, Williamsburg
“The Advocate,” by Randy Singer
“Claudia,” by Diana Wallis Taylor
“City on Fire,” by Tracy L. Higley
“Jesus the Bridegroom,” and “Jesus and the Jewish Roots of the Eucharist,” by Brant Pitre
“The Story of Christianity,” by Jean-Pierre Isbouts
“The Rising,” by Robert Ovies

Father Michael J. Lynch
Parochial Vicar, St. Thomas the Apostle, Woodhaven
“A Tree Grows in Brooklyn,” by Betty Smith
“The Illumination,” by Kevin Brockmeier
“Laudato Si’,” by Pope Francis
“The Community of Believers,” by Lucinda Mosher
“Divine Renovation,” by Father James Mallon

Alyson Muldoon
Parishioner, St. Robert Bellarmine, Bayside
“Bake Me A Match,” by Erynn Mangum
“Divine Renovation: From a Maintenance to a Missional Parish,” by Father James Mallon
“Transforming Parish Communications: Growing the Church Through New Media,” by Scot Landry
“Seeds of the Word: Finding God in the Culture,” by Father Robert Barron
“Rebuilding Youth Ministry,” by Christopher Wesley
“Hidden Blessings,” by Kim Cash Tate
“Pound Foolish,” by Neta and Dave Jackson

Marie Werkmann
Parishioner, Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal, Ridgewood
“New Seeds of Contemplation,” by Thomas Merton
“Mercy,” by Walter Kasper
“Catholicism,” by Father Robert Barron

Ed Wilkinson
Editor, The Tablet
“Pete Rose, An American Dilemma,” by Kostya Kennedy
“An Unlikely Union: The Love-Hate Story of New York’s Irish and Italians,” by Paul Moses
“The Catholic Advantage: Why Health, Happiness and Heaven Await the Faithful,” by Bill Donohue