On Monday, November 4, best-selling author Fr. R. Scott Hurd spoke about his recent book, When Faith Feels Fragile. Combining his pastoral ministry experiences with his conversational writing style and humorous nature, Fr. Hurd serves up a hearty spiritual feast
of inspiring anecdotes, amusing reflections, and helpful advice. As someone who has personally struggled with his faith, Father Hurd Knows all too well the questions, doubts, and challenges that can emerge within a faith commitment. Operating from this perspective, he reassures, inspires, encourages, and challenges readers to take practical steps to reawaken their faith.
Fr. R. Scott Hurd
A priest of the Archdiocese of Washington, Reverend R. Scott Hurd was baptized and raised in The Episcopal Church. He began his ordained ministry as a married Episcopal priest. In 1996, Fr. Scott entered the Catholic Church, and was ordained a Catholic priest in 2000. He has also served as Executive Director of the Archdiocese of Washington’s Office of the Permanent Diaconate and as Vicar General of the Personal Ordinariate of the Chair of Saint Peter. Fr. Hurd and his wife Stephanie live in Virginia with their three children. Drawn from his pastoral ministry and personal experience, When Faith Feels Fragile is Fr. Scott’s third book. He has also penned the award-winning, best-seller Forgiveness: A Catholic Approach (Pauline Books & Media, 2011) and Daily Devotions for Lent 2013 (Ave Maria Press, 2012).