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The book I have given away the most and why: Bob Randle

“I recall a two-page chapter, titled ‘Labels’. The author tells the story of a long bus trip to New Delhi. The tourists’ tinned food was stored in the luggage compartment beneath the bus. So when the bus went through rivers, the tins became wet and their labels fell off, with the tourists never knowing what they were going to eat until the tins were opened,” says Bob Randle from Holy Hermits Online and Cursillo

"This book [Michel Quoist’s Prayers of Life] is special because it brings these needs into my sitting room, and into my heart, in a way that moves me deeply and stirs me to be ever more compassionate" (Sandra Beck, St John's Cathedral parishioner)
Faith book reflections

The book I have given away the most and why: Sandra Beck

“In 1975, I picked up a book while visiting a close Catholic friend. I asked her if I could borrow it, as it immediately spoke loudly to me. Months later, I said to her, ‘I’m sorry, you are not going to get that book back. I sent it to my mother (in England).’ My friend laughed, replying, ‘I’ve never been able to keep a copy of that book.’ I found that I, too, have been unable to keep a copy of it,” says Sandra Beck from St John’s Cathedral