The St. Isaac Jogues Jolly Jogues Book Club meets on the 3rd Tuesday every other month (September, November, January, March and May) at 10:00 AM in the Religious Education Building, Classroom 6.
The book club members take turns selecting books for the group to read and the person who recommends the book typically hosts discussion questions about the book at the meeting.
The book club is currently reading The Summoned Guest by Maria Maggio Fisher. You are invited to attend a book discussion with Maria on November 20, 2018 at 10 AM in the Parish Hall. Click here for more info.
Upcoming books are:
Jan. 15, 2019: “The Killers of Flower Moon” by David Grann
March 19, 2019: “The Last Week: What the Gospels Really Teach About Jesus’ Final Days in Jerusalem” by John Crossan and Marcus Borg
May 21, 2019: “A Gentleman in Moscow” by Amor Towles
Sept. 17, 2019: “East of Eden” by John Steinbeck
Parish Coffee: In the Fall the book club hosts a Coffee after the 10:30 Mass on Sunday where the book club members provide a table of free books for the parishioners to take.
The group aims to read a classic, a fiction, a non-fiction and a religious-themed book each year.
Past books the club has read include:
The Catcher in The Rye by J.D. Salinger
The Great Divorce by C.S. Lewis
Ordinary Grace by William Kent Krueger
Sister Carrie by Theodore Dreiser
The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown
Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline
Twelve Ordinary Men by John F. MacArthur
The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah
Contact the rectory for more information or use the form below to contact the group directly.