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What is This Thing Called Faith?

ISBN: 9780692539262
Binding: Paperback
Author: Fr. Hugh Duffy Ph.D
Trim: 6 x 9 inches
Published: 6/1/2016

In this first part of a trilogy on Faith Hope and Love Fr. Hugh Duffy Ph.D offers various Meditations from various sayings of Jesus. Through his clear and engaging style and the addition of Reflections to be completed by the reader one is able to experience the Gospel Truth through a vital and personal examination.


Fr. Hugh Duffy holds a Ph.D from the University of Hull England. Born in Donegal Ireland he was ordained in 1966 in Dublin Ireland. He is pastor emeritus of Sacred Heart Catholic Church Okeechobee Florida where he served for thirty years and whose parishioners consisted of a multi-ethnic community. Before retiring as pastor he built a new church debt free for the community of Sacred Heart in 2013.

Fr. Duffy also founded Christian Community Action (CCA) in Ireland to provide a concrete way of implementing the Corporal Works of Mercy in the Gospel of Matthew chapter 25. Thus CCA built housing for seniors a sheltered workshop and bakery for people with disabilities a community center and a treatment center for people with addictions. Since September 2013 he has been an Outreach Speaker for Cross International a 501(c)(3) Catholic relief and development ministry. His website is FatherDuffy.com.


"Father Duffy takes the reader on a profound yet simple journey that is a testament to the life he has lived and the beliefs he has fostered." - Laurence Leamer Best-selling author

"This beautiful devotional book not only enables the reader to contemplate the Word but also to live it through the aid of personal reflections." - Faith Whittlesey Former member Reagan White House and U.S. Ambassador to Switzerland

"The meditations and reflections of this timely book are like so many tributaries flowing into the greater sea of faith&hellip" - G. Heath King Noted psychotherapist and philosopher

"Fr. Duffy's book of Daily Reflections cuts to the quick. It's no-nonsense Gospel insights are a refreshing antidote to much of what goes under the name of spirituality today. I find it a frequent inspiration." - Fr. Mike Cassell Episcopal priest and speaker

"This is a solid devotional book which should be useful to anyone in search of a spiritual guide." - James E. Egolf Professor of History

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