"Providing practical wisdom for becoming holy in the middle of 'ordinary' life, Fr. Hasse offers examples by highlighting real people becoming holy as they raise their children, cope with illness, care for elderly parents, or show kindness to strangers."--CBA Retailers + Resources, December 2010
"Haase has written an engaging book that is both reassuring and challenging for contemporary Christians desiring to become 'holy right where you are.'"--Presence, online review, Volume 17.1, March 2011
"What a refreshing mixture of story and spiritual wisdom. Fr. Albert Haase offers a simple yet profoundly insightful book for finding the marvelous mundane in the moments of our day. I believe spiritual directors and directees will find this book to be a rich resource."--Gary W. Moon, M.Div., Ph.D., vice president, Richmont Graduate University, and author of Apprenticeship with Jesus
"Good teachers of the spiritual life--who open up the gospel so that we can live it ourselves--are rare. Father Albert Haase is one of these wise people. He joins biblical wisdom with centuries of lived experience. In This Sacred Moment he focuses on the inward deepening that shows itself in a generous outward life. And blesses us."--Emilie Griffin, author of Doors into Prayer and Souls in Full Sail
"I've finally got an answer for folks who wonder how it's possible to pursue holiness in a cavalierly secular age. I can tell them: journey into This Sacred Moment. Father Albert envisions holiness as a series of gentle decisions refashioning us into people of charity. With an engaging mix of Scripture, storytelling, practical steps and reflective questions, he makes holiness seem not only possible for you and me, but quite likely. Unleash your inner saint!"--Alice Camille, coauthor of The Forgiveness Book
"Good teachers of the spiritual life who open up the gospel so that we can live it ourselves are rare. Father Albert Haase is one of these wise people. He joins biblical wisdom with centuries of lived experience. In This Sacred Moment he focuses on the inward deepening that shows itself in a generous outward life. And blesses us."--Emilie Griffin, author of Doors into Prayer and Souls in Full Sail"
"With engaging Franciscan simplicity, and in a lucid and accessible style, Father Haase writes of holiness as responding to God's call in the present moment a teaching he finds in the spiritual classic Abandonment to Divine Providence and re-presents in contemporary terms. . . . [Readers] will find much to ponder in the rich examples and insightful reflection questions offered in this down-to-earth and warmly written book."--Timothy M. Gallagher, O.M.V., author of The Discernment of Spirits"
"Spiritual director Albert Haase, OFM, distills deep insight and practical steps into a readable, warm welcome to living a life that is more Spirit-led in This Sacred Moment."--Sojourners, March 2011
"Albert Haase gives simple and profound inspiration to finding your way in his footsteps and with memoirs of others who have chosen his path. This Sacred Moment is a charming and driven read for those who want a bit of divinity in their own lives."--James A. Cox, The Midwest Book Review, February 2011