The Joy of Being Catholic
The Joy of Being Catholic

The Joy of Being Catholic

A Resounding Affirmation of Our Faith


128 Pages, 4.5 x 6.5

Formats: Hardcover

Hardcover, $12.95 (US $12.95) (CA $14.95)

Publication Date: May 2010

ISBN 9780824525729

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An inspiring look at the Catholic experience

Celebrating the best of Catholic faith and culture, this affirmative introduction provides brief overviews of such topics as the sacraments, the scriptures, the saints, the arts, sex, and intellectual life. With related stories, poems, and images that explain and support each topic discussed, this illustrated gift book is an ideal resource for anyone interested in Catholicism.


"You don't have to be Catholic to enjoy The Joy of Being Catholic! It is a rich celebration . . . of the good, the beautiful, and the true in the Catholic tradition." —Joan Wester Anderson, author, Where Angels Walk

"If the book says Mitch Finley on the spine, you're in for a good, happy, invigorating experience." —Columbia magazine

"Mitch Finley has found in his Catholicism exquisite, exhilarating, rambunctious, and even infectious joy. So read The Joy of Being Catholic—with joy!" —Patrick F. McManus, author, How I Got this Way

Author Biography

Mitch Finley is a freelance writer, an editor, and a speaker. He received the Excellence in Writing award from the American Society of Journalists and Authors and is the author of Everybody Has a Guardian Angel and Your Family in Focus. He lives in Spokane, Washington.