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  • Mercy: What Every Catholic Should Know — Audiobook

    In "Mercy: What Every Catholic Should Know", Fr. Daniel Moloney covers a broad range of topics regarding mercy that are prevalent for our society today. Beginning from an unexpected perspective in the first half of the book, Fr. Moloney approaches mercy from a political point of view, explaining ...

  • From Slave to Priest (audiobook) by Sr. Caroline Hemesath

    Fr. Augustine Tolton (1854-1897) was the first black priest in the United States. Born into a black Catholic slave family, Father Tolton conquered almost insurmountable odds to become a Catholic priest, and at his early death of 43, this pioneer black American priest left behind a shining legacy ...

  • Come, Lord Jesus: Meditations on the Art of Waiting by Mary Francis

    These Advent reflections by the abbess of a Poor Clare monastery, an accomplished spiritual writer, focus our attention on the coming of Jesus into our lives. There is a double movement to this coming: both our active preparation to be ready for him and our patient waiting for the Lord to arrive ...

  • The World's First Love: Mary, Mother of God by Fulton Sheen

    With eloquence and brilliance, Fulton J. Sheen presents a moving portrayal of the Blessed Virgin Mary, combining deep spirituality, history, philosophy, and theology. All the major aspects and events of Mary's life are lovingly depicted in this never-failing source of information, consolation, an...

  • Prayer for Beginners (audiobook) by Peter Kreeft

    Peter Kreeft brings his unique insights to this most important area of our spiritual lives. He claims he himself is still a beginner in prayer, and this book is for all those, like him, who feel that they struggle to pray, but desire to become much better at it. Thus, Kreeft offers simple, but pr...

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

    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 ...

  • Truth to Inspire: Our Lady of Fatima

    The three shepherds: Lucia, Jacinta, and Francisco went through many trials in 1917 once Our Lady of Fatima graced them with heavenly visits and secrets. What would the children do once they were kidnapped and faced death threats? Listen and find out! This audio includes a bonus track of the Trem...

  • Truth to Inspire: St. Dominic Savio

    Dominic was an energetic, motivated youth from a happy home who yearned to know more about God and give everything to him. As a young teen, Dominic came to the experimental school for boys run by St. John Bosco in Italy. Dominic challenged others to grow in wisdom and holiness while at the school...

  • Truth to Inspire: St. Philomena

    There are two stories presented here. The first is about the ancient Greek princess Philomena who died a virgin martyr, and the second is that of Pauline Jericot who hoped to spread the devotion to Philomena. By telling both stories, which occurred hundreds of years apart, we can see the power of...

  • Truth to Inspire: St. Teresa of Avila

    This is the story of the great reformer of the Carmelite order: St. Teresa of Avila. This audiodrama follows the life a privileged Spanish youth through her childhood and attendance at the local convent school to her founding of several discalced (shoeless) monasteries. Be inspired by this saint'...

  • Holiness is Always in Season by Pope Benedict XVI

    For a Christian, the way to reach perfection is to strive for holiness. What is true perfection? Christ's words are clear, sublime, and disconcerting, "Be perfect as your heavenly Father is perfect." To have God as our model is a dizzying thought! Yet the Church reminds us that, "All the faithful...

  • Three Women and the Lord by Kris McGregor

    Von Speyr gives us inspirational spiritual commentary on passages from Scripture relating to Mary Magdalen, Mary of Bethany and the woman who was a sinner.

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

    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...

  • The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare, audio book, ed. by Joseph Pearce

    The Merchant of Venice is probably the most controversial of all Shakespeare’s plays. It is also one of the least understood. Is it a comedy or a tragedy? What is the meaning behind the test of the caskets? Who is the real villain of the trial scene? Is Shylock simply vicious and venomous, or is ...

  • Truth to Inspire: St. Kateri Tekakwitha

    Young Kateri suffered misunderstanding and ridicule due to her counter-cultural choices as a Mohawk to remain an unwed virgin for the love of Jesus Christ. Experience our first Native American Saint's struggles to follow Our Lord within her tribe and through the teachings of some early Jesuit Mis...

  • The Last Crusader: A Novel About Don Juan of Austria by Louis de Wohl

    Don Juan of Austria, one of history's most triumphant and inspiring heroes, is reborn in this opulent novel by Louis de Wohl.
    Because of the circumstances of his birth, this last son of Emperor Charles the Fifth spent his childhood in a Spanish peasant's hut. Acknowledged by King Philip as his h...

  • Into Your Hands, Father by Fr. Wilfrid Stinissen

    In the spiritual life, we need a central idea: something so basic and comprehensive that it encompasses everything else. According to Carmelite Father Wilfrid Stinissen, surrender to God, abandonment to the One who loves us completely, is that central reality. The life of Jesus shows us the centr...

  • Looking for the King: An Inklings Novel by David Downing

    It is 1940, and American Tom McCord, a 23-year-old aspiring doctoral candidate, is in England researching the historical evidence for the legendary King Arthur. There he meets perky and intuitive Laura Hartman, a fellow American staying with her aunt in Oxford, and the two of them team up for an ...

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

    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...

  • What to Do When Jesus Is Hungry? by Fr. Andrew Apostoli

    The works of mercy provide us with the opportunity to let every person know he is a child of God and a brother in Christ. From the works of mercy will emerge a community of love and peace centered on Christ.
    According to the Gospel of Matthew, Jesus will judge us on the basis of whether or not we...

  • Truth to Inspire: Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal and St. Catherine Labouré

    From the moment her guardian angel took her hand and led her to the miraculously little convent chapel, young Sister Catherine Labouré's life would be changed forever. Our Lady gave St. Catherine a special duty to spread the wearing of and devotion to the miraculous medal. Of course, the medal is...

  • The World of Saint Paul by Joseph Callewaert

    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 ...

  • Truth to Inspire: St. Anthony of Padua

    Born into an important Portuguese Family, his father being a politician, young Anthony wanted to sacrifice his life to be a martyr for Christ in Morocco. Nevertheless, God had other plans for Anthony when he met some humble traveling Franciscans, and he left his studies to follow Francis and spre...