Online Book Club Week 8: A Small Miracle

The Prayer List by Jane Knuth - online book club

Editor’s note: Jump into our online book club! We’re reading Jane Knuth’s The Prayer List…and Other True Stories of How Families Pray. This week we focus on chapters 22–24. Learn more about the book club here.

Tania’s grandmother was religious in a private way, mostly concerned that Tania learn how to pray. When Grandma died, Tania inherited her prayer book of the saints. The lipstick marks on all the pictures told a story of great love and devotion.

When my mom passed away, my siblings asked me if there was anything of hers that I would like to have. Instantly, I knew that I wanted her Madonna and Child statue. This porcelain figure came through the years of raising eight kids, sitting on a shelf at the bottom of the stairs, and never once was chipped. I consider its survival a small miracle.

The Prayer List Discussion Questions

  1. Do you have a favorite icon, statue, crucifix, or other religious object in your home?
  2. Does your family know how much it means to you?

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About Jane Knuth 10 Articles
Jane Knuth is a longtime volunteer in the Society of St. Vincent de Paul in Kalamazoo, Michigan. In 2011, Jane’s first book, Thrift Store Saints, was awarded first place from the Catholic Press Association for Popular Presentation of the Catholic Faith. Her latest book is The Prayer List. She also writes a monthly column for The Good News, the newspaper of the Diocese of Kalamazoo.
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