Food for the Soul

Food for the Soul

by Alex LaPerchia


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Food for the Soul is a work of theology that sheds light on the history of Catholicism while discussing important issues facing the Church and our society today. Through a series of biographical plays, author Alex LaPerchia tells the stories of a variety of influential Catholic figures: the twentieth century popes who served as “beacons of light” during the Holocaust; Venerable Louis of Granada, a renowned Dominican monk considered a “theologian for the laity”; Blessed Margaret of Castello, who overcame disability and adversity to devote her life to serving others; and Saint John Vianney, recognized by the Catholic Church as the patron saint of all parish priests. LaPerchia also explores his personal history as a Catholic and shares how God reveals Himself though all faiths.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780761864608
Publisher: UPA
Publication date: 12/16/2014
Pages: 170
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Alex LaPerchia is a retired college and secondary instructor of English. He is the author of several works on religion and spirituality, including Satan and the Saint (1999), A NYC Teacher Learns Love (1991), and All God’s Children (1987).

Table of Contents

Chapter One: God’s Word: Take Heed
Chapter Two: History of the Papacy in the 20th Century (Stage Play)
Chapter Three: Biography of Venerable Louis of Granada (Stage Play) 1504–1588
Chapter Four: Blessed Margaret of Castello (Stage Play) 1278–1320
Chapter Five: Saint John Vianney (Screenplay) 1786–1859
Chapter Six: The Role of Religion in My Life

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