TCC Reads: I Like Being Catholic

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First Communion

Our Melissa Musick recommends the collection of essays, “I Like Being Catholic” edited by Michael Leach and Therese J. Borchard. “It’s a fun read. Take into a hot bath. Carry it with you on the bus or train. Put it by your bedside for those times when you wake and need something light to help you go back to sleep.” Read the rest her review after the jump:

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TCC Reads: Pilgrim at Tinker Creek by Annie Dillard

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Pilgrim at Tinker Creek We recommend Annie Dillard’s collection of essays about the natural world and our place in it, Pilgrim at Tinker Creek. The book records the narrator’s thoughts on solitude, writing, and religion, as well as scientific observations on the flora and fauna she encounters. Touching upon themes of faith, nature, and awareness, Dillard once described it as a “book of theology.” It also contains one of the best essays ever written on vocation, “Living Like Weasels”. Read the whole essay here: Living Like Weasels. Read an excerpt after the jump:

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