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

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

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

The Art of Loving

​by Chiara Lubich



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 from a variety of genres sparks the imagination and inspires creativity.

Love's Second Bloom

Congratulations:   L.M. Gonzalez!!!

The Little Manual of the Holy Angels

published by:  

Opus Sanctorum Angelorum


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