The Adult Spirituality and Faith Formation Focus Group of the Diocese of San Jose recommends the following list of books for your spirituality book clubs.

  1. Judy Cannato, Field of Compassion
  2. Robert Barron, Catholicism: A Journey to the Heart of the Faith. There is a beautiful video collection that accompanies this book.
  3. Lawrence S. Cunningham and Keith J. Egan, Christian Spirituality: Themes from the Tradition
  4. Richard R. Gaillardetz, Transforming Our Days: Finding God amid the Noise of Modern Life
  5. William Johnston, Arise, My Love: Mysticism for a New Era
  6. Laurel Mellin, Wired for Joy
  7. John O’Donohue, Anam Cara
  8. Parker J Palmer, Let Your Life Speak
  9. Parker J Palmer, A Hidden Wholeness
  10. J. Psaris and M. Lyons, Undefended Love
  11. David Richo, The Sacred Heart of the World, Restoring Mystical Devotion in Our Spiritual Life
  12. David Richo, Mary within Us, a Jungian Contemplation of Her Titles and Powers
  13. Richard Rohr, Falling Upwards
  14. Richard Rohr, Everything Belongs
  15. Joyce Rupp, The Circle of Life
  16. Margaret Silf, Inner Compass
  17. Jon Sobrino, A Spirituality of Liberation: Toward Political Holiness
  18. William B. Stewart, M.D. Deep Medicine: Harnessing the Source of Your Healing Power
  19. Evelyn Underhill, Mysticism
  20. Simone Weil, Waiting for God