Collaborative Book Club: “Surprised by Joy” by C.S. Lewis Begins May 9

Collaborative Book Club: “Surprised by Joy” by C.S. Lewis Begins May 9

The SJSP Book Club will meet on Thursday, May 9 at 7pm in the St. Paul Rectory to begin our discussion of Surprised by Joy  by C.S. Lewis. 

Lewis takes readers on a spiritual journey through his early life and eventual embrace of the Christian faith. This meeting we will discuss Chapters 1-7.

Newcomers are always welcome! Meetings are in person on the 2nd and 4th Thursday evenings of each month.

Collaborative Book Club – “Jesus of Nazareth: Holy Week”

Collaborative Book Club – “Jesus of Nazareth: Holy Week”

The SJSP Book Club will meet on Thursday, March 14 at 7:00pm in the St. Paul Rectory to begin our discussion of Jesus of Nazareth: Holy Week by  Pope Benedict XVI.  Benedict invites us to accompany Jesus from the entrance into Jerusalem to the resurrection.  This week we will discuss chapters 1-3.

Newcomers welcome! For questions or information about joining us, please email bookclub@sjspwellesley.org

Collaborative Book Club – Thursday, November 9: “The Diary of a Country Priest” –

Collaborative Book Club – Thursday, November 9: “The Diary of a Country Priest” –

The SJSP Book Club will meet this Thursday, November 9 at 7:00pm in the St. Paul Rectory to begin our discussion of The Diary of a Country Priest by Georges Bernanos.

This novel recounts the life of a young French country priest who grows to understand his provincial parish while learning spiritual humility himself.  This week we will discuss chapters 1-4.

Newcomers welcome! For questions or information about joining us, please email bookclub@sjspwellesley.org

Collaborative Book Club: “How the Catholic Church Built Western Civilization”

Collaborative Book Club: “How the Catholic Church Built Western Civilization”

We will continue with Chapters 5-6 of  How the Catholic Church Built Western Civilization, by Thomas E. Woods. (Available online and at local booksellers.) 

In this short book, Professor Woods provides a survey of the Church’s contribution to literary preservation, education, science, art and architecture, law, economics, charity, and morality.

NEWCOMERS WELCOME! Meetings are in person on the 2nd and 4th Thursday evenings of each month at St. Paul.  To register or make inquiries, please email: bookclub@sjspwellesley.org

New Collaborative Book Club!

New Collaborative Book Club!

A new permanent book club is being formed for our Collaborative, to read and discuss a variety of books pertaining to our Catholic faith.

Meetings are in person on the 2nd and 4th Thursday evenings of each month at St. Paul.

Our first meeting is on Thursday, June 8 from 7:00-8:30pm in the St. Paul Parish Hall. We will cover Chapters 1-4 of How the Catholic Church Built Western Civilization, by Thomas E. Woods…