Book Read

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Summer is here! Time to curl up in the hammock, or find that warm place in the sun with a good book! For more information contact Maureen Michaels 262-691-9170 or

Four recommendations we have, with discussion opportunities in July and August are:


I am CXO, Now What?  By Dan Burnett

What does CXO mean? CXO is an acronym for Chief Experience Officer. A play on CEO, or Chief Executive Officer, a CXO is accountable for the experiences he or she delivers to others. Every friend, family member, or co-worker you encounter will have an experience with you - why not make it a positive experience?

A new way, a better way, starts within each of us. And inside the pages of I Am CXO, Now What? readers will find a simple and eloquent case for starting a new job today - as a Chief Experience Officer. 

Discuss this book with the author, Dan Burnett, Tuesday, August 22, 6:45-8:30pm.

Follow this link for more information on Dan Burnett. 

This book is available on Amazon and also for $10 in the Faith Formation office.

 Against the Glass  by Sandra Tully

In this new Poetry Collection from meditation teacher, poet, and community spiritual leader, Sandra Tully continues the poetic journey into mindfulness and centering that began with Every Fleeting Thing.

Discuss a beautiful book of poetry with the award- winning poet, Sandra Tully the morning of August 14, 10-11:30, or the evening of August 28, 6:45-8:30pm, both Mondays.

Books can be ordered through Sandra Tully or are available for $15 in the Faith Formation office.

 The Journey - St Anthony on the Lake Summer Book Read
The Journey: A Guide for Persons, Partners, and Parents  
By Dr. Doug Meske and Dr. Kathie Amidei

We all know that our journey of life can at times be very challenging. As individual persons, as partners in a marriage, or as parents raising a family, knowing and living the Spiritual and Psychological principles for a healthy and effective journey are crucial. Dr. Kathie Amidei and Dr. Doug Meske have been able to clearly discuss these concepts in The Journey.

Discuss our Six Emotional Needs and Five Spiritual Hungers in this self- exploration book with a local psychotherapist and spiritual leader on Thursday, August 3, 6:45-8pm.

This book is available for $15 in the Faith Formation office.  


Lineage of Grace By Francine Rivers

In this compilation of the five books in the best-selling series by Francine Rivers, we meet the five women whom God chose-Tamar, Rahab, Ruth, Bathsheba, and Mary. Each was faced with extraordinary-even scandalous-challenges. Each took great personal risk to fulfill her calling. Each was destined to play a key role in the lineage of Jesus Christ, the Savior of the World.

Discuss this book with Angie Flanagan and Becky Kohl on Thursday, August 10, 6:45-8:30pm. 

This book is available on Amazon.  

For more information on the Summer Book Read, please contact Maureen Michaels 262-691-9170 or