"What's in a name? A lot more than I for one ever imagined. Katherine Morna Towne's loving and witty, story- and history-packed paean to Marian inspired names might have been subtitled "Towards a Theology of Onomatology." Names can be almost sacramental. What their origins, variations and meanings might suggest reveals the fathomless mystery of the persons who will bear them and, if gifted with a Marian name, the special person they honor. This book is a godsend for anyone naming loved ones, rooting their identities for life in the Mother who gave the world the Name that gives life."
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Copyright 2018 Katherine Morna Towne
About the Author
Kate is a writer, wife to a really good man, and mama to their seven boys ages 1 to 15. She shares her thoughts on Catholic baby naming at Sancta Nomina, and her first book, Catholic Baby Names for Girls and Boys: Over 250 Ways to Honor Our Lady (Marian Press, 2018) can be found at ShopMercy.org and Amazon.