Fr. Tony Plathe Releases Memoir THE WHISPERED CALL

The memoir explores faith, service, and personal growth in his 60-year journey.

By: Jun. 11, 2024
Fr. Tony Plathe Releases Memoir THE WHISPERED CALL
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Fr. Tony Plathe's deeply moving and spiritually enriching memoir, "The Whispered Call," is out now.

This compelling narrative chronicles Fr. Plathe's extraordinary 60-year journey of faith, service, and personal growth, offering readers a rare glimpse into the life of a Roman Catholic priest dedicated to parish life, prison ministry, and compassionate hospice care.

In "The Whispered Call," Fr. Plathe invites readers to explore his experiences and the divine plan that has guided his life's work. From the bustling parish communities to the quiet, reflective moments of prison ministry, and the tender, poignant encounters in hospice care, this memoir is a testament to the power of faith, resilience, and unwavering dedication to serving others.

Key Themes and Messages:

  • Divine Guidance: Fr. Plathe's story highlights how God's plan often unfolds in unexpected ways, becoming clearer when we look back over our lives. His journey is a powerful reminder that every experience, no matter how challenging, is part of a greater divine purpose.

  • Service and Compassion: The memoir delves into the dignity and humanity of prison inmates, the importance of compassionate hospice care, and the joys and struggles of parish life, emphasizing the profound impact of selfless service.

  • Inspirational and Educational: With humorous anecdotes, personal stories, and insightful reflections, "The Whispered Call" is not only an educational read about the Catholic Church and its ministries but also an inspiring journey of hope and perseverance.

Primary Audience:

  • Christians, especially those familiar with Catholic parish life

  • Individuals with personal experience or connections to prison life and hospice care

  • People seeking to discover or deepen their understanding of God's presence in their lives

  • Readers located primarily in Minnesota, Maine, Florida, and Texas

About the Author: Fr. Tony Plathe, in his first book, draws upon a lifetime of experiences, including delivering over 10,000 sermons. His dedication to his ministry and his ability to connect deeply with people from all walks of life shine through every page of this memoir.


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