From today’s TU: ‘A new kind of Catholic’

December 3, 2012 | Cravings, Everyday Divine, Uncategorized

The Times Union featured me on the front page of the Capital Region section today. Here’s the story, with a link:

Delmar author works to make spirituality a part of life in a secular world

By Kristen V. Brown

BETHLEHEM — In early November, Delmar resident Mary DeTurris Poust flew to Baltimore to address a conference of Catholic bishops on a topic of the utmost urgency: social media.

“Today, like it or not, I think Facebook is the new parish hall,” Poust, a veteran Catholic journalist and blogger, told the bishops, who would convene the next day for the annual U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.

Along with advising Catholic leaders on how, exactly, to reach the Web-savvy masses, Poust is the author of a slew of practical guides to practicing Catholicism in the modern era, from a “Complete Idiot’s Guide” book on the catechism, to her two books released this fall, “Cravings: A Catholic Wrestles with Food, Self-Image, and God,” and “Everyday Divine: A Catholic Guide to Active Spirituality.”

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