Christmas Books from Franciscan Media
There’s still time to score the perfect Christmas present for almost everyone in your life. Here are a few of our favorite books from Franciscan Media for spiritual seekers or faithful Catholics. (All are available on Amazon, or go to shop.francsiscanmedia.org and use the code FRIAR2016 for 25% off through Friday, Dec. 16.)
For Kids: The Chime Travelers Series (each, $6.99)
When the bells chime at St. Anne's, that's when the adventure begins! Join the Brady twins as they are whisked back in time to meet some of history's greatest saints and learn valuable lessons of faith! Perfect for readers age 7 to 10. To see all books in the Chime Travelers series, click here
For Creative Souls: At Play in God's Creation ($16.99)
Coloring books for adults are everywhere. This one is both playful and prayerful. At Play in God's Creation features intricate designs for colorers to lose themselves in as they meditate on the wisdom of saints.
For Foodies: Table of Plenty ($15.99)
Table of Plenty invites readers into experiencing meals as a sacred time with stories, reflections and recipes. Author Susan Muto emphasizes the importance of taking time to slow down and savor the cooking process as well as our food. Rich marinara sauce, zesty eggplant, a simple loaf of bread, and a spinach salad: Each becomes an opportunity for reflection on experiencing the goodness of God.
For Everyone: The Soul of Christmas ($19.99)
Bestselling author Thomas Moore turns his trademark blend of faith and storytelling psychological insight to the story of the birth of Christ in Bethlehem. In The Soul of Christmas, Moore examines the enduring symbols of the season, from the magi bringing gifts to the Star of Bethlehem. He discovers that Christmastime offers a glimpse of the way of life Jesus embraced: one of love, giving, and caring for others.