Flunking Sainthood — Winners!

About a month ago, we announced a little contest around Jana Reiss’ excellent book, Flunking Sainthood. We’re pleased to announce the winners:

#1: MaryBeth Harper
#2: Brittany Aurelia Morin-Mezzadri
#3: LessonNumberOne

All of the entries were interesting and enlightening — thanks for participating! Winners, please contact Jana Reiss via Facebook to coordinate receiving your copy of Flunking Sainthood.


  1. Any chance we’ll get to read the winners’ essays?

  2. Can I (BAMM) shamelessly plug? I submitted a 500-ish word version of this:


  3. That’s sort of up to Jana, but I’m in favor.

  4. oh, and by the way — the eBook version of Flunking Sainthood is $1.99 today. Sort of an amazing deal.. http://www.amazon.com/Flunking-Sainthood-Breaking-Forgetting-ebook/dp/B005PFV1HG/ref=tmm_kin_title_0?ie=UTF8&m=AG56TWVU5XWC2

  5. Here is a link to mine. My two year old daughter died in January 2005 and a few years later I was asked to talk about how well, or in this case, how poorly, the Relief Society handled the aftermath. I blogged about it – Death 101.


  6. MaryBeth – I love your post! I think it’s important to teach each other how to handle with care. Sometimes, we need a little guidance. Thank you for your words!

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