Books

Published books by Jerry Windley-Daoust.

Feb 222014
 
Angeling 6 | welcome to the have it all mall

Jonah didn’t know exactly what he expected to see when he stepped from the elevator, but he had a vague sense that it would be something mysterious and otherworldly. A wide-open space full of fog, mist, and lots of whites and light grays, maybe. Somber chant or choral music sung by unseen beings, that sort of thing. Or perhaps green pastures, bubbling brooks, and rainbows in a blue sky . . . the My Little Pony afterlife. To read Angeling from the beginning, see the table of contents at the Angeling book page. Which is why he was so shocked […]

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Apr 072013
 
Answering God's Call to Covenant

Saint Mary’s Press, 2005 | 95 pages Answering God’s Call to Covenant helps older adolescents consider where they want to go in life before they encounter the crossroads of young adulthood. Students address seven key questions and write their own covenant statements, which will help guide them through life’s many challenges. The student text also helps seniors reflect, pray, and discern on their own after graduation.

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Apr 072013
 
Primary Source Readings in Catholic Social Justice

Saint Mary’s Press, 2007 | 232 pages God calls each one of us to work for justice in the world. It is a daunting task that we do not face alone. Primary Source Readings in Catholic Social Justice presents the living words of the Catholic Church. Each chapter contains an excerpt from relevant Church documents, the writings of a person striving to live the Catholic social justice mission and a sidebar highlighting the actions of a person or organization working to make the world a better place.

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Mar 262013
 
Living Justice and Peace: Catholic Social Teaching in Practice

Saint Mary’s Press, 2008 | Religion | 336 pages The second edition of this text has the same sound theology with updated stories, images, and statistics! The Living Justice and Peace course empowers students to examine society critically, based on values from the Scriptures and on the seven themes of Catholic social teaching. The text addresses specific topics, including abortion, capital punishment, racism, poverty, the environment, and peace.

 March 26, 2013  No Responses »
Mar 262013
 
Waking Up Bees

Saint Mary’s Press, May 1, 1999 | Juvenile Nonfiction | 168 pages Engaging and true-to-life, these ten short stories vividly portray people who are wrestling with important life issues–love, work, money, suffering, communication, vocation, and more. Written from a young person’s viewpoint, the stories offer in-depth material for reflecting on the meaning and practice of the Christian life. Lacey escapes spending a drunken night in a Tijuana jail only to be shaken up the next morning by encounters with a world he has never known. Scott and Emily have just gotten engaged, but Emily wonders if they will turn out […]

 March 26, 2013  No Responses »
Apr 072012
 
Touching the Hearts of Teens: Saint Mary's Press, 1943-2001

Touching the Hearts of Teens: Saint Mary’s Press, 1943-2001, is a history of Saint Mary’s Press, the small Catholic publishing house run by the Christian Brothers of the Midwest Province in Winona, Minnesota. If you’re looking for a copy, you might be able to find it used on Amazon, or you can contact Saint Mary’s Press directly.

 April 7, 2012  No Responses »