The Family & the New Totalitarianism—revised

My book The Family and the New Totalitarianism has just been published by Divine Providence Press, a division of Wiseblood Books in North Carolina. Based on a booklet I wrote in the 1990s, this revised and expanded edition examines the … Continue reading

New Book — “Arriving”

Available from Justin Press, Ottawa, October, 2012 collection of Michael D. O’Brien’s essays, reviews, and interviews examining the integral role of culture in the new evangelization: where we are gaining ground and where we are losing—and why.  

John Paul II’s Biblical Way of the Cross

Building on the worldwide interest in the Biblical way of the Cross established by Pope John Paul II, authors Amy Wellborn and Michael Dubruiel have written meditations that invite readers to walk with Christ from Gethsemane to his death and … Continue reading



From the publisher’s release notes:

Waiting is a collection of five stories and reflections for Advent by the foremost of Canadian Catholic writers and artists, Michael D. O’Brien. The stories are suffused with the hope and gratitude characteristic of his work and reflect his extraordinary power to move the reader without resort to sentimentality. In Waiting, O’Brien faces the presence of evil in the world and shows us its ultimate powerlessness.

The book can be ordered from the publisher Justin Press at:

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