Title:A Place Set Apart
Subtitle: The Spiritual Journey of Our Lady of the Oaks Jesuit Retreat House
Editor: Trent Angers
Publication Date: November 2018
Price: $32.50, hardcover
No. of Pages: 176
Published by: Acadian House Publishing
A 176-page hardcover book about Our Lady of the Oaks Jesuit Retreat House - a place of peace and beauty in Grand Coteau, La., where men and women go to pray and refresh body and soul. The book features the history of the facility and an explanation of its place in the worldwide retreat movement. It contains lots of photos, a prayer section, interviews with retreatants, a definition of the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius, and mini-bios of the Jesuit retreat directors who have served here over the years.
Trent Angers, nominated twice (2000 and 2001) for the Nobel Prize in Literature, is a veteran journalist who has authored countless news and feature stories, as well as six books, in a writing and editing career that has spanned five decades. His better-known books are The Forgotten Hero of My Lai: The Hugh Thompson Story; An Airboat on the Streets of New Orleans; and Grand Coteau: The Holy Land of South Louisiana. He is a member of the Secular Franciscan Order.
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