Book of the Month: 2023

Head in to the New Year with the goal to read more each day by following the St. Josemaria Institute Book of the Month Series! We are pleased to share twelve thoughtfully curated titles that will explore our theme for 2023: Christ is Passing By.

Join us each month as we unpack a new title and go deeper into the teachings and spirit of St. Josemaria Escriva.

For practical steps to get started on your spiritual reading plan, listen to our podcast Spiritual Reading for Your Interior Life.

Book of the Month

At God’s Pace
François Gondrand

Desiderio Desideravi
Pope Francis

Christ is Passing By
St. Josemaría Escrivá

The Easter Impact
Fr. Georges Chevrot

Mary: A Life Close to Jesus
Fr. Jose Antonio Loarte

Holiness for Everyone
Eric Sammons

To Live in Christ
Rodolfo Valdes

Bible Portico
Jesús Gil & Joseángel Domínguez

Plan of Life: Habits to Help You Grow Closer to God
Fr. Roger Landry

Jesus As Friend
Fr. Salvatores Canals

In the Light of the Gospel
Msgr. Fernando Ocáriz

Seeking God’s Face
Benedict XVI


Looking for a meaningful way to grow in faith and friendship? Consider forming a book club with friends and family members. To help, we’ve prepared a discussion guide to foster a fruitful conversation as a group or for personal reflection: Download the guide.

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