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  1. John Herreid

    I’ve finished reading Pope Francis’ new Apostolic Exhortation, Amoris Laetitia. I’m sure there will be much discussion of the document over the next few weeks, and much reflection. As the Pope says in the introduction, “Given the rich fruits of the two-year Synod process, this Exhortation will treat, in different… Read more »

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  2. Married at First Blight

    January 15, 2016 12:46 pm 1 Comment

    This is a ‘novels’ blog, and I decided that “reality” TV shows are something ‘novel’ about which something needs to be written. I confess. I am Catholic and I watch reality TV. Sometimes. Maybe more than I should. And admit it, a lot of you do too.  I want to… Read more »

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    Sigrid Undset and the Hard Case of Ida Elisabeth

    September 18, 2015 1:53 pm 4 Comments

    One of the most painful things in art is realism. Grotesquerie, exaggeration, wish fulfillment, romance: all of these allow a generalization of human behavior that may portray some truth, but they don’t cut to the bone in the same way that a stark portrayal of real, honest, human behavior does…. Read more »

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  4. The Freshest Love Story This Season Isn’t a Romance

    October 29, 2014 11:52 am 4 Comments

    In the wake of the Extraordinary Synod on the Family, there has been a renewed interest in talking about marriage and family—especially marriages and families that are in irregular situations. In Roger Thomas’s new novel, The Accidental Marriage, he traces a coupling that follows a highly irregular path. Scott and Megan… Read more »

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  5. Ignatius Press Novels

    You can find The Accidental Marriage details here and buy it online (hardback or ebook).   Roger Thomas switches hats from pro-life advocate to fiction writer in this interview. Thomas, who has two books of fiction with Ignatius, is promoting his latest, The Accidental Marriage, which covers an unconventional couple in… Read more »

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    An Interview with Roger Thomas

    August 21, 2014 3:08 pm 1 Comment

    Roger Thomas is a lifelong Michigan resident, has been married to his wife Ellen since 1981. They have six grown children and eight grandchildren. He is a self-employed computer consultant. He loves reading, and his favorite authors include C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien, Rudyard Kipling, and P.G. Wodehouse. He has had… Read more »

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    The Accidental Marriage

    August 21, 2014 2:32 pm Leave a Comment

    What does heroism look like? When does friendship become too costly? Do we ever truly touch one another, or are we doomed to walk alone forever? Can love survive trials, or does it inevitably wither and die? The Accidental Marriage is a contemporary story that explores these questions through vibrant, sympathetic characters… Read more »

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  8. Tobit’s Dog

    April 8, 2014 8:05 pm Leave a Comment

    Despite the ever-present oppression of the Jim Crow South around him, Tobit Messager had become a prosperous and well-respected man. Then one day forces beyond his control start a cascade of misfortune that leaves him blind and nearly destitute. It is then that an affable travelling musician, who calls himself… Read more »

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  9. Ida Elisabeth

    July 19, 2013 5:42 pm Comments Off on Ida Elisabeth

    In this compelling drama about fidelity, sorrow and forgiveness, Nobel Prize-winning author Sigrid Undset tells the story of Ida Elisabeth, who marries her teenage sweetheart, Frithjof, in an effort to redeem her reputation. Early in their marriage, she realizes that her charming husband is incapable of supporting the family and… Read more »

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    Dayspring

    July 15, 2013 2:52 am Leave a Comment

    Spencer Bain is a modern man of science, a university anthropologist doing fieldwork in a small New Mexican town. Used to long separations from his wife, a UCLA professor equally dedicated to her career, he is mostly untroubled by his infidelities, and hers; that is, until now. In order to… Read more »

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