A ROCKING-HORSE CATHOLIC by Caryll Houselander


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This is the story of the childhood and youth of a much loved writer of devotional literature. It was written by her shortly before she died a year ago. As she was received into the Church when she was six years old she calls herself ""a rocking-horse Catholic"" in distinction to a ""cradle Catholic"". It is the story of a singly and somewhat neurotic childhood in which the Church came to play the dominating role. She was not without her periods of doubt and rebellion, but her mystical and the influence of a family friend, a distinguished lawyer whom she called always led her back to the Church. Some of her

Pub Date: Sept. 7th, 1955
Publisher: Sheed & Ward