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Paraclete Press announces new Ronald Rolheiser
book on one of the stigmas of our time,
to publish December 2017

The bestselling author of The Holy Longing turns his attention to one of the stigmas of our time: suicide.  His book, Bruised and Wounded, presents a new way of understanding death by suicide with chapters on:

  • Removing the Taboo
  • Despair as Weakness Rather than Sin
  • Reclaiming the Memory of Our Loved One

“Unique insights on the nature of suicide, its devastating effects, and God’s embracing love throughout. Fr. Ron is exactly who I would have wanted at my side when my daughter died.”  –Marjorie Antus, author of My Daughter, Her Suicide, and God: A Memoir of Hope 

Bruised and Wounded: Struggling to Understand Suicide
On-sale Date: December 1, 2017
US Retail Price: $10.99
Format: Trade paperback
ISBN: 9781640600843

Ronald Rolheiser is a Catholic priest, president of The Oblate School of Theology in San Antonio, Texas, an internationally renowned speaker, and a spiritual writer whose books appeal to Christians of all backgrounds and spiritual seekers of all kinds. He is the author of many books, including the bestselling The Holy Longing, and the award-winning weekly column “In Exile,” which is carried by more than seventy newspapers worldwide.

For more information, contact Sr. Antonia Cleverly, 255-4685 x 329​​