Book Study Selections

The Time Is Now: A Call to Uncommon Courage

by Joan Chittister. 2019: New York. Convergent Books.This beloved nun and social activist offers a soul-stirring guide for all who feel disillusioned and dissatisfied with the power-hungry institutions and systems of this world.

Remembering God’s Mercy: Redeem the Past and Free Yourself from Painful Memories

by Dawn Eden Goldstein. 2016: Notre Dame, Indiana. Ave Maria Press. In the first book to explore how painful memories affect faith, Dawn Eden offers a guide to the process she used to heal her difficult memories. Through her own story, as well as with the examples of St. Ignatius of Loyola, St. Peter Faber, and Pope Francis, Eden shows how the mercy of God can bring healing and inner peace.

To read more about Father Mangini’s impact on the St. Bonaventure Catholic Community, read this article from the East Bay Times.

Peterson: On final Easter, retiring pastor says amen, but not goodbye. April 17, 2017. East Bay Times. Downloaded from:

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