Calendar of Events
Book Clubs
Ignatian Spiritual Exercises
Board of Directors & Staff
Contact Us

In The Peace and Justice Book Club, we gather to study and reflect on the teachings of the Church regarding social justice.  We read and discuss books related to current issues in society from a wide range of authors,  with a view to applying Christian principles to life in the modern world.


A complete reading list for Peace & Justice Book Club 2017 - 2018:  

Peace Building:  Catholic Theology, Ethics and Praxis
 edited by Robert J. Schreiter, R. Scott Appleby and Gerard F. Powers.  This book consists of essays on nonviolence and just peace. 

Reinhold Niebuhr, A Biography by Richard Wightman Fox.  Niebuhr was an American theologian, teacher, and political organizer; author of the Serenity Prayer.

Strangers In Their Own Land: Anger and Mourning On The American Right by Arlie Russell Hochschild.  Why less affluent voters who support small government and tax cuts are voting against their economic interest.

The Book Of Joy: Lasting Happiness In A Changing World by The Dalai Lama and Desmond Tutu.  Two great spiritual masters share their own hard-won wisdom about living with joy even in the face of adversity.

We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. This work is a stepping stone for a discussion about gender equality and feminism, A New York Times best seller.

The Struggle Is One: Voices and Visions of Liberation by Mev Puleo.  Puleo goes to the heart of liberation theology and lived spirituality.

Basic Income:  A Radical Proposal For A Free Society And A Sane Economy by Phillippe Van Parijs and Yannick Vanderborght.  The authors argue for an unconditional basic income whether one works or not. I

New book cub list will appear in Fall 2018