From the beloved and best-selling author of Plainsong and Eventide comes a story of life and death, and the ties that bind, once again set out on the High Plains in Holt, Colorado. When Dad Lewis is diagnosed with terminal cancer, he and his wife, Mary, must work together to make his final days as comfortable as possible. Their daughter, Lorraine, hastens back from Denver to help look after him....
"Another Home Run for Haruf & Bramhall"
Benediction tells the story of 19-year-old Lois, who spends an afternoon getting reacquainted with her 36-year-old brother, Keith who is training to become a Jesuit priest. It opens with Lois sending a telegram to her love interest, Howard, whom we never meet, but who is anxious whether she will end their relationship or continue it by meeting with him the next day.
After a beautiful wedding, followed by a powerful word from God, Frankie and Karen should have lived happily ever after. But, as soon as the service ends, chaos begins. Each character from the Greatest Love Series is thrust into a whirlwind of drama filled with abuse, betrayal, secrets, and scandals.
"Drama, Drama, Love, Love"
John Henry Newman (1801-1890) est l'un des grands penseurs chrétiens et l'un des grands maîtres et guides spirituels des temps modernes. Profondément marqué par une expérience spirituelle vécue à l'âge de 15 ans, il passe presque trente ans de sa vie à l'Université d'Oxford comme étudiant puis comme enseignant et chercheur, mais aussi comme pasteur, devenant le prédicateur le plus écouté et le plus influent de tout le pays.
Lois, a beautiful 19-year-old young woman travels to Baltimore to meet Harold, her love interest, as they consider a breakup. We never meet Harold; instead, the short story becomes more about Catholicism and the priesthood, as Lois first spends an afternoon with Keith, her 36-year-old brother, a seminarian in a Jesuit monastery. Lois and Keith have not seen one another for 16 years, so it is an extremely interesting reunion.