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What is This Thing Called Faith?

Meditations with Reflections on the Sayings of Jesus

Fr. Hugh Duffy, Ph.D

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  • Paperback: 232 pages
  • Dimensions: 6.00" x 9.00"
  • ISBN: 978-0-692-53926-2
  • Publication Date: 2016-06-01
  • Lanalea Media, LLC

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What is This Thing Called Faith?

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In this first part of a trilogy on Faith, Hope and Love, Fr. Hugh Duffy, Ph.D offers various Meditations from various sayings of Jesus. Through his clear and engaging style and the addition of Reflections to be completed by the reader, one is able to experience the Gospel Truth through a vital and personal examination.


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“Father Duffy takes the reader on a profound yet simple journey that is a testament to the life he has lived and the beliefs he has fostered.” — Laurence Leamer, Best-selling author


“This beautiful devotional book not only enables the reader to contemplate the Word, but also to live it through the aid of personal reflections.” — Faith Whittlesey, Former member Reagan White House and U.S. Ambassador to Switzerland


“The meditations and reflections of this timely book are like so many tributaries flowing into the greater sea of faith…” — G. Heath King, Noted psychotherapist and philosopher


“Fr. Duffy’s book of Daily Reflections cuts to the quick. It’s no-nonsense Gospel insights are a refreshing antidote to much of what goes under the name of spirituality today. I find it a frequent inspiration.” — Fr. Mike Cassell, Episcopal priest and speaker


“This is a solid devotional book which should be useful to anyone in search of a spiritual guide.” — James E. Egolf, Professor of History

Fr. Hugh Duffy, Ph.D

Fr. Hugh Duffy holds a Ph.D from the University of Hull, England. Born in Donegal, Ireland, he was ordained in 1966 in Dublin, Ireland. He is pastor emeritus of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Okeechobee, Florida, where he served for thirty years and whose parishioners consisted of a multi-ethnic community. Before retiring as pastor, he built a new church, debt free, for the community of Sacred Heart in 2013.

Fr. Duffy also founded Christian Community Action (CCA) in Ireland to provide a concrete way of implementing the Corporal Works of Mercy in the Gospel of Matthew, chapter 25. Thus, CCA built housing for seniors, a sheltered workshop and bakery for people with disabilities, a community center, and a treatment center for people with addictions. Since September 2013 he has been an Outreach Speaker for Cross International, a 501(c)(3) Catholic relief and development ministry. His website is FatherDuffy.com.