New Hope Press announces the release of a new book, A Lost Shepherd , by first time author, Michael E. Ripple. This is a story of a man's journey from faith, to sin, to redemption. In his fascinating memoir, A Lost Shepherd, Michael Ripple gives us an insider's view into the life of a troubled priest and the soul of a man. The Blessed Mother is always by his side, loving, healing and guiding. This story shows the power of grace, the love of our Father and how he calls each of us home no matter how far we might have strayed. Foreward by Wayne Weible, author of the international best seller, Medjugorje: The Message.