Past Faculty Reading Groups

Past Faculty Reading Groups

Fall 2015
Stuart Dybek, The Coast of Chicago

Spring 2015
Walker Percy, Love in the Ruins

Fall 2014
Luis Alberto Urrea, The Hummingbird's Daughter

Spring 2014
John L'Heureux, The Shrine of Altamira

Fall 2013
Tony Ardizzone, In the Garden of Papa Santuzzu

Spring 2013
Edwin O'Connor, The Edge of Sadness

Fall 2012
Karen Blixen (Isak Dinesen), Babette's FeastSorrow-Acre, and The Deluge at Norderney

Spring 2012
Graham Greene, The Power and The Glory & Monsignor Quixote 

Fall 2011
Flannery O'Connor, The Complete Stories
Brad Gooch, Flannery: A Life of Flannery O'Connor 

Spring 2011
Catholic Poets from XIX to XXI Century 
Francis Thompson, Oscar Wilde, Gerard Manley Hopkins, S.J., Gbriela Mistral, Antonnio Machado, Jessica Powers, John O'Donohue, Denise Levertov, and Mary Karr 

Fall 2010
William T. Cavanaugh, The Myth of Religious Violence 

Summer 2010
Georges Bernanos, The Diary of a Country Priest

Spring 2010
Thomas Berry, The Great Work: Our Way Into the Future

Fall 2009
Mary Gordon, Pearl

Summer 2009
Muriel Spark, Momento Mori

Spring 2009
Eugene O’Neill, Desire Under the ElmsMourning Becomes Electra, and Long Day’s Journey Into Night

Fall 2008
David Lodge, Souls and Bodies

Summer 2008
Shusako Endo, Silence 

Spring 2008
G.K. Chesterton, The Blue Cross 
J.F. Powers, Death of a Favorite 
Muriel Spark, The Black Madonna 
Gerard Manley Hopkins, God’s Grandeur, Pied Beauty, Spring and Fall, Carrion Comfort

Fall 2007
Shusaku Endo, Mothers 
Denise Levertov, Mass for The Day of St. Thomas Didymus 
Mary Gordon, The Deacon 
Mary Karr, poem series "Descending Theology"

Summer 2007
François Mauriac, Vipers' Tangle

Spring 2007
Andre Dubus, A Father's Story 
Flannery O'Connor, The Lame Shall Enter First 
Annie Dillard, An Expedition to the Pole 
Walker Percy, excerpts from Lost in the Cosmos