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The Long Yearning's End - Hardcover Stories of Sacrament and Incarnation

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Stories of Sacrament and Incarnation
The Long Yearning's End - Hardcover

Written by Patrick Hannon

Hardcover book -- 128 pages -- ACTA Publications -- September 2009

Popular priest-storyteller Patrick Hannon returns with his third collection of tales about the presence of God's grace in everyday life. The Long Yearning's End contains twenty-one stories, three for each of the seven Catholic sacraments: Baptism, Reconciliation, Eucharist, Confirmation, Matrimony, Holy Orders, and the Anointing of the Sick. These stories demonstrate how God is present in work, family life, nursing homes, baseball parks, etc. Stories include:

  • Hustled by a Holy Man
  • Lost at the Circus
  • Come for the Chicken, Stay for the Redemption
  • "That Ain't Right"
  • Pinned by God
  • Tying the Knot
  • Nighttime in a Tree Fort with My Friends
  • Buck Up, Little Camper
  • Christ in Pigtails
  • Big Mac Sauce and Other Lessons on Love

Patrick Hannon
Patrick Hannon is a Holy Cross priest from Oakland, California. He has ministered in Portland, Oregon; South Bend, Indiana; Chicago, Illinois; and Colorado Springs, Colorado. His debut book, Running into the Arms of God, won first place in the First Time Author of a Book category of the 2006 Catholic Press Association Book Awards.

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Format: Hardcover book
Product code: AP1028
Dimensions: 6.1" x 8"
Length: 128 pages
ACTA Publications
ISBN: 9780879464028
Written by Patrick Hannon