Christmas Presence:

Twelve Gifts That Were More Than They Seemed

edited by Gregory F. Augustine Pierce (ACTA Publications)


Spiritual writers, including Father Patrick Hannon, CSC, and Father James Behrens, a frequent contributor to Notre Dame Magazine, share stories from their lives that illuminate the true spirit of Christmas. Father Hannon’s story about not getting a puppy for his 8th Christmas has been singled out as “marvelous” by a reviewer.