"We have always valued Father McBride's contributions to religious education. . . . Through his faith and writings he has touched the souls of thousands of people throughout this country and beyond. His work and recognition bring honor to all of us."
—Rev. James Herring, O. Praem.
"Fr. McBride's life is a witness to his commitment to insure that the Catholic tradition is faithfully handed on in a systematic and comprehensive fashion. —Thomas P. Walters, Ph.D.,
Father Alfred McBride, O. Praem has been one of the leading Catholic educators and catechists since the second Vatican Council. Perhaps most well-known for his popular Teen Catechism, Father McBride has authored more than dozen books on the faith, helping Catholics the world over learn more about the Christ and his teachings.
Now, learn more about Father McBride in his own words. From his days as an adopted boy on the tough streets of Philadelphia to his time in the seminary to his early days as a Norbertine teacher to his rise to prominent and respected Catholic educator.
All I Own I Owe is the engaging autobiography of Father McBride, but it also offers a look at the Catholic Church in America throughout the twentieth century and in the twenty-first: from the Catholic neighborhoods of war time Philadelphia to the implementation of Vatican II to the teaching of Christ’s Word today.
Supplemented with more than twenty-full color photographs that follow the fascinating life of Father McBride.
ISBN: 9781618903990 Publisher: Saint Benedict Press, LLC Imprint: TAN Books Publication Date: 2014 Binding: Paperback Dimensions: 5.5" X 8.5" Pages: 244 pgs
About the Author
Father Alfred McBride is a member of the Order of the Canons Regular of Premontre, commonly referred to as the Norbertines. He was ordained to the priesthood in 1953, and holds a doctorate in religious education from the Catholic University of America. During his ministry, he has served as professor, novice master, university president, and was the founder and executive director of the department of religious education at the National Catholic Educational Association.
In 2008, the Talbot School of Theology at Biola University named Father McBride as one of the most influential religious education leaders of the 20th century. In 2011, the National Conference for Catechetical Leadership granted Father McBride its prestigious annual Catechetical Award for outstanding and exemplary contributions to the ministry of catechesis.
Father McBride has published more than 40 books, including All I Own I Owe, his autobiography, The Second Coming: Meditation and Commentary on the Book of Revelation (Our Sunday Visitor, 1992) and Millennium: End of Time? A New Beginning? (Our Sunday Visitor, 1998). He has authored more than 200 articles which have been published by Crisis, Our Sunday Visitor, Lay Witness, and Catechesis Today.
Item No: SB3990 (Grouped)
Publisher: Saint Benedict Press, LLC
Saint Benedict Press
Publication Date: 2014
Binding: Paperbound and eBook