​Themes:  Angels, Spirituality, Faith,

Life Passages, Pilgrimage

​Prayer, Religion.



Forty Autumns:  

a Family's Story of Courage and Survival on Both Sides of the Berlin Wall

-Nina Willner

Moments of Grace

a Collection of Poetry Inspired by Faith​​

by Mary Olivia Patiño













How to Write a Book Proposal

-Michael Larsen


Published by Xulon Press

  • Available at:
  • Amazon.com​
  • Through Barnes & Noble
  • Amazon.com
  • Print or e-book
  • Kindle
  • ibook
  • ​Nook
  • St. Brigid Catholic Church Religious Gift Shop​-San Antonio, Texas 



The Art of Loving

​by Chiara Lubich


​Spirituality

Legacy

a Step-by-Step Guide to Writing Personal History

                            -Linda Spence


Negación y Plenitud en San Juan de la Cruz

​-Jose Damian Gaitan


Pope Francis' ​The Joy of the Gospel


Las Moradas:  Teresa de Jesús

Ann Hillerman'sRock with Wings


Mother Teresa:  No Greater Love


Editors:  Becky Benenate and Joseph Durepos


33 Days to Merciful Love:  A Do-It-Yourself Retreat

​by Michael E. Gaitley, MIC


The Train to Crystal City

-Jan Jarboe Russell


Can't wait for Ms. Hillerman's next book, Cave of Bones!


In Gratitude


My poem,'San Juan Capistrano' was beautifully enacted by a local artist atBlessing of Our Beginnings Celebrating 10,000 Years of San Antonio, a choral production developed byDr. Carmen Tafolla, San Antonio's first Poet Laureate.  2013. 


Reading books from various genres activates the imagination and inspires creativity.


The Little Manual of the Holy Angels


published by:  

Opus Sanctorum Angelorum

website:  www.opusangelorum.org



The Fine Print of Self-Publishing

-Mark Levine


Mary Olivia Patiño


​Includes a special Journal section​ with Scripture and Reflection Questions.​

For individual or group reflection.​


Katherine Spencer's

Thomas Kinkade's Cape Light

Because It's Christmas 

Margaret Coel's

novels and learning

about Arapaho culture through

her mysteries.  Among these are:



The Dream Stalker

The Drowning Man



Books!  Which books are on your Bookshelf?  



​Photo courtesy:  Mary Olivia Patino



Copyright. Mary Olivia Patiño - Author. All Rights Reserved.