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  • 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...

  • Chance or Purpose? by Cardinal Christoph Schönborn

    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...

  • Truth to Inspire: Our Lady of Guadalupe and St. Juan Diego

    Follow the story of Our Lady of Guadalupe and her interactions with recently canonized St. Juan Diego. Juan was a simple peasant widower, completing his daily routines, when Our Lady, heavy with child, appeared over Tepeyac Hill in Mexico, and announced other plans for him. Listen to the story of...

  • Edith Stein and Companions by Fr. Paul F. W. Hamans

    On the same summer day in 1942, Saint Teresa Benedicta of the Cross (Edith Stein) and hundreds of other Catholic Jews were arrested in Holland by the occupying Nazis. One hundred thirteen of those taken into custody, several of them priests and nuns, perished at Auschwitz and other concentration ...

  • Truth to Inspire: St. Frances Cabrini

    Born in Codogno Italy, with a great love for our Lord, this sickly, small girl would likely never be accepted into a convent, nor travel far from home. Both assumptions were incorrect, as St. Frances made 23 transatlantic crossings by boat after she began her missionary work at the age of 42 year...

  • Truth to Inspire: The Brown Scapular and St. Simon Stock

    Do you wonder from where the wonderful Catholic practice of wearing the Brown Scapular of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel comes? Listen to the story of St. Simon Stock, the recipient of the promises Our Lady made to those who wear her scapular with devotion. Be inspired by his abandonment of the comfortab...

  • The Handmaid of the Lord by Adrienne von Speyr

    In this profound book on the mystery of Mary, Adrienne von Speyr reflects on the life, attitude, and prayer of the Mother of God. She shows how Mary's assent to God's will—her Fiat: "Let it be done to me according to thy word"—is what defines and sanctifies every aspect of her life. She gives new...

  • Through Shakespeare's Eyes by Joseph Pearce

    Fulfilling the promise he made in his previous book, The Quest for Shakespeare, bestselling literary writer Joseph Pearce analyzes in this volume three of Shakespeare's immortal plays — The Merchant of Venice, Hamlet and King Lear — in order to uncover the Bard's Catholic beliefs.
    In The Quest f...

  • What We Can't Not Know: A Guide by J. Budziszewski

    In this new revised edition of his groundbreaking work, Professor J. Budziszewski questions the modern assumption that moral truths are unknowable. With clear and logical arguments he rehabilitates the natural law tradition and restores confidence in a moral code based upon human nature.

    What ...

  • Max & Benedict: A Bird's Eye View of the Pope's Daily Life by Jeanee Perego

    This lovely book for children (of all ages!) is a sequel to Joseph and Chico, the international best-seller that told the story of the life of Pope Benedict XVI from his youth through his election as the Pope. With the same award-winning author and illustrator, this book is aimed at children but ...

  • Catholicism & Fundamentalism by Karl Keating

    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...

  • Salvation Is from the Jews by Roy Schoeman

    This book traces the role of Judaism and the Jewish people in God's plan for the salvation of mankind, from Abraham through the Second Coming, as revealed by the Catholic faith and by a thoughtful examination of history. It will give Christians a deeper understanding of Judaism, both as a religio...

  • Truth to Inspire: St. Maria Goretti

    Known for her virtue of purity, follow the story of a lovely young Italian woman who understood her own dignity and value, as well as the horror of sin. Due to finances, two families shared one country home. The teenage boy of one family, Alessandro, grew up with pornography, and little parental ...

  • The Song of the Scaffold: A Novel by Karen Savage

    "The point of departure for my creation was not primarily the destiny of the sixteen Carmelites of Compiegne but the figure of the young Blanche. . .. Born in the profound horror of a time darkened by the signs of destiny, this figure arose before me in some way as the embodiment of the mortal ag...

  • Truth to Inspire: St. Bernadette of Lourdes

    Bernadette may have been a poor, uneducated, sickly French girl, but her visions of the Blessed Virgin at Lourdes, and her subsequent courage to follow out the requests of Our Lady, demonstrate to all of us, young or old, rich or poor, that our Lady "doesn't promise us happiness in this world, bu...

  • The Restless Flame: A Novel about St. Augustine by Louis de Wohl

    This is a stirring novel that deals reverently but realistically with the fascinating life and era of St. Augustine, one of the most remarkable men of all time. In his vigorous and inimitable style, Louis de Wohl tells the story of St. Augustine's transformation from a vain, sensual youth to the ...

  • Macbeth by William Shakespeare, audio book, ed. by Joseph Pearce

    Arguably the darkest of all Shakespeare’s plays, Macbeth is also one of the most challenging. Is it a work of nihilistic despair, “a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing”, or is it a cautionary tale warning of the dangers of Machiavellianism and relativism? Does it le...

  • Saint Paul by Pope Benedict XVI

    St. Paul is one of the most important figures in Christian history. As Saul of Tarsus he vigorously persecuted Christianity, even collaborating in the death of Christianity's first martyr, Stephen. His encounter with the resurrected Jesus on the road to Damascus changed Paul's life, the Christian...

  • The Next Pope - Audio Book

    The Catholic Church is on the verge of a transition of great consequence.

    As Catholic theologian, historian, and papal biographer George Weigel notes, the next pope will probably have been a teenager or a very young man during the Second Vatican Council (1962-1965); he may even have been a child...