No Higher Honor: A Memoir of My Years in Washington. Condoleezza Rice is the 66th United States Secretary of State, and the second in the administration of President George W. Bush to hold the office. Rice is the first black woman, second African American (after her predecessor Colin Powell, who served from 2001 to 2005), and the second woman (after Madeleine Albright, who served from 1997 to 2001 in the Clinton Administration) to serve as Secretary of State.
EWTN - MARY-VIRGIN, MOTHER, AND QUEEN: A Bible Study Guide for Catholics - Fr. Mitch Pacwa looks at Old and New Testament texts that are relevant to the Marian doctrine in this latest of his popular Bible Studies for Catholic. Father speaks often of his devotion to the Blessed Mother - which goes back to his childhood in the 1950's. During a time when devotions to Our Lady lessened, Fr. Mitch began an intense study of the theology of Marian doctrine.
Book Review: Theology of the Body for Beginners by Christopher West - good introduction, important subject. On the whole I really like West's introduction to John Paul II's theology of the body. I did not feel he explained the objections to contraception as well as I would like. But I spent a lot of time highlighting and taking notes. This is really important theology. Click through for more.