Faith and Fiction


Participants read a short piece of fiction every week, usually a short story and usually by a secular author, then discuss it from a Christian perspective. Presently, this group convenes on Zoom. If you would like to participate, please send your email address to Merry Toups at or text (504) 352-9096. 


  • Sept 13 - “Everyday Use” by Alice Walker, led by Marcia Cooke
  • Sept. 20 - “Sweetness” by Toni Morrison, led by Cathy Hightower
  • Sept. 27 - “In the Gloaming” by Alice Dark, led by Charley Zeanah
  • Oct.  4 - “The Wife of His Youth” by Charles Chesnutt, led by Paula Zeanah
  • Oct.  11 - “The Beginning” by Shirley Ann Grau, led by Phyllis Raabe
  • Oct. 18 - “1955” by Alice Walker, led by Lynn Luker
  • Oct. 25 - “Two Words” by Isabel Allende, led by David O’Donaghue
  • Nov.  1 - “Letter from A Birmingham Jail” by Martin Luther King, Jr., led by Cathy Hightower
  • Nov.  8 - “Their Glittering Eyes” by Ron Rash, led by Charley Zeanah
  • Nov. 15 - “Everything that Rises Must Converge” by Flannery O’Connor, led by Paula Zeanah
  • Nov. 22 - “And of Clay We Are Created” by Isabel Allende, led by Marcia Cooke 
  • Nov. 27 - Thanksgiving Break (no class)Dec.  7        “A Worn Path” or other story by Eudora Welty, led by Lynn Luker 
  • Dec. 13  - “Good-Bye My Brother,”  by John Cheever, led by Phyllis Raabe
  • Dec. 20 -  Christmas Break
  • Dec. 27 - Christmas Break

Event Coordinator

Merry Toups



Sunday, January 17, 2021


9:00am - 10:00am


1329 Jackson Avenue, New Orleans, LA US 70130


Parish House

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