Audiobooks

  • Catherine of Sienna by Sigrid Undset

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    Sigrid Undset's Catherine of Siena is critically acclaimed as one of the best biographies of this well-known and amazing fourteenth-century saint. Known for her historical fiction, which won her the Nobel Prize for literature in 1928, Undset based this factual work on primary sources, her own exp...

  • Shadow of the Bear by Regina Doman

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    In New York City, a young, secretive street tough who calls himself Bear lands on the doorstep of two teenaged sisters in the middle of a January snowstorm. On the one hand Rose is delighted with his surprising knowledge of literature, poetry, and music; on the other hand Blanche is afraid of his...

  • Letter to the Elderly by Pope St. John Paul II

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    Narrated by Christopher O. Blum

    In 1978, Pope John Paul II became one of the youngest popes ever elected. At the time of his death in 2005, he was also one of the longest serving popes, having lived into his early 80s. From his own experience of growing old, and only five and a half years befo...

  • The Templars by Regine Pernoud

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    For centuries, historians and novelists have portrayed the Knights Templar as avaricious and power-hungry villains. Who were these medieval monastic knights, whose exploits were the stuff of legend even in their own day? Were these elite crusaders corrupted by their conquests, which amassed them ...

  • The World of St. Paul by Joseph M. Callewaert

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    Joseph Callewaert's engaging work on St. Paul reads like a novel. With inviting, even dramatic, prose, it recounts the story of the great Apostle to the Nations. This is no dry tome or ponderous biography. Nor is its subject a "safe" historical figure, irrelevant to the issues of today: St. Paul ...

  • Poor Banished Children by Forella de Maria

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    An explosion is heard off the coast of seventeenth-century England, and a woman washes up on the shore. She is barely alive and does not speak English, but she asks for a priest . . . in Latin.

    She has a confession to make and a story to tell, but who is she and from where has she come?

    Cas...

  • Manalive by G.K. Chesterton

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    This classic novel by Chesterton tells the rollicking tale of Innocent Smith, a man who may be crazy—or he may be the most sane man of all. Arriving at a London boarding house accompanied by a windstorm, Innocent is soon accused of attempted murder, burglary, polygamy, and deserting his wife. As ...

  • Father Elijah: An Apocalypse by Michael D. O'Brien

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    Michael O'Brien presents a thrilling apocalyptic novel about the condition of the Roman Catholic Church at the end of time. It explores the state of the modern world, and the strengths and weaknesses of the contemporary religious scene, by taking its central character, Father Elijah Schäfer,...

  • Extreme Makeover: Women Transformed by Christ, Not Conformed to the Culture by Teresa Tomeo

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    Popular radio host Teresa Tomeo knows from experience that the self-image of American women is being distorted by pop culture. With its emphasis on youth, physical beauty, and sexuality, the secular media is encouraging women—and girls—to see themselves primarily as sex objects.
    A professional T...

  • He Leadeth Me by Fr. Walter Ciszek

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    He Leadeth Me is the deeply moving personal story of one man's spiritual odyssey and the unflagging faith, which enabled him to survive the horrendous ordeal that wrenched his body and spirit to near collapse. Captured by the Russian army during World War II and convicted of being a "Vatican spy,...

  • Because God is Real: Sixteen Questions, One Answer by Peter Kreeft

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    Atheistic and agnostic writers are aggressively attacking traditional religious beliefs. Philosopher and prolific writer Peter Kreeft is up to the challenge in this work of popular apologetics aimed at both teens and adults. The masterful Kreeft tackles sixteen crucial issues about the deeper mea...

  • Be a Man! Becoming the Man God Created You to Be by Fr. Larry Richards

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    Men are rediscovering the importance of the spiritual life. And Father Larry Richards is helping them do it. While some writers apply a one-size-fits-all approach to the Christian life, Father Richards draws on his many years of ministry and his own experience as a man to inspire other men as men...

  • Born Fundamentalist, Born Again Catholic by David Currie

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    David Currie was raised in a devout Christian family. His father was a fundamentalist preacher and both parents taught at Moody Bible Institute. Currie's whole upbringing was immersed in the life of fundamentalist Protestantism—theology professors, seminary presidents, and founders of evangelical...

  • The Appalling Strangeness of the Mercy of God: The Story of Ruth Pakaluk, Convert, Mother & Pro-Life Activist

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    This book is the powerful story of an amazing woman, Ruth Pakaluk, who converted to Catholicism at Harvard, married her college sweetheart, and joyfully welcomed seven children. She became a renowned pro-life leader and brilliant debater, who was struck with breast cancer and died at the young ag...

  • Catholicism & Fundamentalism: The Attack on Romanism by Bible Christians by Karl Keating

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    Karl Keating defends Catholicism from fundamentalist attacks and explains why fundamentalism has been so successful in converting "Romanists." After showing the origins of fundamentalism, he examines representative anti-Catholic groups and presents their arguments in their own words. His rebuttal...

  • The Innocence of Father Brown by G.K. Chesterton

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    One of the most memorable sleuths in the canon of detective fiction has to be Father Brown, the small priest with "a face as round and dull as a Norfolk dumpling", but who nevertheless outwits the greatest criminal minds with his wisdom regarding human nature. Brought to life here by actor Kevin ...

  • Church Fathers & Teachers: From Saint Leo the Great to Peter Lombard by Pope Benedict XVI

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    After meditating on the Apostles and then on the Fathers of the early Church, as seen in his earlier works Jesus, the Apostles and the Early Church and Church Fathers, Pope Benedict XVI devoted his attention to the most influential Christian men from the fifth through the twelfth centuries. In hi...

  • Deep Conversion/Deep Prayer by Fr. Thomas Dubay

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    Fr. Thomas Dubay is one of the most popular and respected retreat masters and spiritual directors in the USA. He is the author of the perennial best-selling book on prayer and contemplation, Fire Within. In this book, he responds to the call to priests by Popes John Paul II and Benedict XVI to he...

  • Plague Journal: A Novel by Michael D. O'Brien

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    Plague Journal is Michael O'Brien's second novel in the Children of the Last Days series. The central character is Nathaniel Delaney, the editor of a small-town newspaper, who is about to face the greatest crisis of his life. As the novel begins, ominous events are taking place throughout North A...

  • Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Heaven But Never Dreamed of Asking by Peter Kreeft

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    In the style of C.S. Lewis, Peter Kreeft provides an unexcelled look at the nature of Heaven that offers readers a refreshingly clear, theologically sound, and always fascinating glimpse of that "undiscovered country." Kreeft's engaging and informative account thoughtfully answers intriguing ques...

  • Fatima for Today: The Urgent Marian Message of Hope by Fr. Andrew Apostoli

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    Though the apparitions of Our Lady of Fatima took place a hundred years ago, Our Lady's call to prayer and penance for the salvation of souls and peace in the world is as relevant now as when first delivered to three Portuguese peasant children in 1917.
    Because of the prophetic nature of her mes...

  • Chance or Purpose? by Cardinal Christoph Schönborn

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    Cardinal Christoph Schönborn's article on evolution and creation in The New York Times launched an international controversy. Critics charged him with biblical literalism and "creationism".

    In this book, Cardinal Schönborn responds to his critics by tackling the hard questions with a carefully r...

  • The God Who Loves You: Love Divine, All Loves Excelling by Peter Kreeft

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    God's love is the subject of Peter Kreeft's imaginative and thoughtful book (a revised and updated version of his book Knowing the Truth of God's Love). With unusual clarity, Kreeft points out that the man or woman who begins to glimpse the God who is Creator, Redeemer, and Lover of our souls, wi...

  • Handbook of Catholic Apologetics: Reasoned Answers to Questions of Faith by Peter Kreeft

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    Unbelievers, doubters, and skeptics continue to attack the truths of Christianity. Handbook of Catholic Apologetics is the only book that categorizes and summarizes all the major arguments in support of the main Christian beliefs, including key distinctively Catholic doctrines. Also included is a...