Pages: 166. Binding: Hardcover.
The words, spoken or written, of a soul that genuinely loves God have a tone to them which always rings true. Couple this truth with literary genius, deep spiritual discernment and childlike simplicity and you are describing Father Leonard Feeney, the author of "Fish on Friday".These fourteen Catholic essays, Father Feeneyâ€™s youthful best, mirror a heart that is as light and humorous as it is religiously profound.Loreto Publications is delighted and proud to put this American Catholic classic back in print. Too many generations have been deprived of Father Feeneyâ€™s winsome literary sagacity when his poems and essays were mysteriously removed from Catholic schools on account of his heroic defense of a defined doctrine of the faith.
In the February 17, 1994 issue of "Catholic New York", John Cardinal Oâ€™ Connor began "An Informal Pastoral on Lent" with this paragraph: "Long before he ran into a bit of trouble, from which it was obvious that he would recover, given his whimsical sense of humor, Fr. Leonard Feeney, S.J., wrote some of the most delightful things ever published in our land. "Fish on Friday" was one of the best.