The Spencers reached the peak of their wealth in the eighteenth century; in the nineteenth century they achieved the commanding heights of political power; by the end of the twentieth century they knew the extremes of celebrity.
One of the greatest Catholic minds of the twentieth century was a journalist, a playwright, a novelist, a literary critic, a poet, a cartoonist, an essayist, a broadcaster, and even president of the Detection Club. But he was also a theologian.
No other work on Galileo Galilei has brought together such a complete description of the historical context in its political, cultural, philosophical, religious, scientific, and personal aspects as this volume has done.
In 2018 Fr Ray Kelly auditioned for 'Britain's Got Talent'. This memoir describes his fascinating journey from parish priest to fame, and follows his experience of sharing his exceptional talent with the world.
In every age there can be found persons whose hearts yearn for life in God, and from among these the Holy Spirit calls noble, generous souls to do His work. A beautiful example of this is Mother Maria Theresia Bonzel, foundress of the Sisters of St.