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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TCC Reads: Catholic Book Groups

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There are few things we love more than books, but book groups can be tricky. People want to read different things and lots of adult faith formation groups choose books that don’t challenge or inspire. So we were thrilled when a friend of The Catalogue, Mary Ann Wilson, came up with a list of 50 books (with summaries) that would be great for a Catholic book group or for individual reading. See the full list and pictures after the jump.  Discovered something new on The Catholic Catalogue? We haven’t received any new donations since Advent! Please support our work with a small donation today. Thanks!

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