Books

  • I Would Climb Any Mountain for You by the Sisters of Life

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    This full-color, illustrated storybook for moms and children imagines the adventures of their first nine months together—before meeting for the first time!

  • The Life of St. Philip Neri by Antonio Gallonio

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    St. Philip Neri is one of the best-loved saints of all time. Known as the ‘Apostle of Rome', he set in motion a great renewal of Christianity at the heart of the Church's capital city during the 1500's. St. Philip's foundation of the Oratory began by stimulating young laymen to conversion, prayer...

  • Christians in China by Fr. Jean Charbonnier

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    Christianity first came to China by way of the Silk Road in the seventh century, and, ever since, this great and enduring civilization in the heart of Asia has been home to brothers and sisters of Christ.
    Christians in China: A.D. 600 to 2000 chronicles the lives of the Chinese faithful who thro...

  • Know Your Story by Sr. Miriam James Heidland, SOLT

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    People love stories. But when we lose sight of where the story of our life is going, the “narrative” and meaning of our lives becomes confusing to us, and we can lose hope. In this dynamic talk, Sr. Miriam James Heidland, SOLT, renews our sense of hope and wonder (and humor), revealing that the r...

  • Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare ed. by Joseph Pearce

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    Though a staple in high school English classes, Julius Caesar is not a simple play. Seemingly irreconcilable forces are at work: fate and free will, the changeableness and stubbornness of ambitious men, the demands of public service and the desire for private gain. Drawn from history as recorded ...

  • Adam and Eve After the Pill by Mary Eberstadt

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    Secular and religious thinkers agree: the sexual revolution is one of the most important milestones in human history. Perhaps nothing has changed life for so many, so fast, as the severing of sex and procreation. But what has been the result?
    This ground-breaking book by noted essayist and auth...

  • The Everyday Catholic's Guide to the Liturgy of the Hours by Daria Sockey

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    You don't live in a cloister or a monastery, but you take your prayer life seriously and want to explore ways to pray regularly and better. The Liturgy of the Hours, aka Divine Office, is one of those ways--and according to the Catholic Church, one of the very best. For those of us who find it a ...

  • When the Church Was Young by Marcellino D’Ambrosio

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    If the word trinity isn’t in Scripture, why is it such an important part of our faith?
    And if the Bible can be interpreted in many ways, how do we know what to make
    of it? And who decided what should be in the Bible anyway?

    The Church Fathers provide the answers. These brilliant, embattled, ...

  • By What Authority by Mark Shea

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    In this newly updated, expanded version of his popular work of apologetics, Shea presents a lively and entertaining look at his conversion to Catholicism from Evangelicalism and his discovery of Christian tradition. As an Evangelical, Shea accepted the principle of "sola scriptura" (Scripture alo...

  • Saint Gianna Molla: Wife, Mother, Doctor by James Monti and Pietro Molla

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    This is the inspiring story of a canonized contemporary woman. Gianna Molla (1923-1962) risked her life in order to save her unborn child. Diagnosed with uterine tumors during her fourth pregnancy, she refused a hysterectomy that would have aborted the child, and opted for a riskier surgery in an...

  • Catholics Confronting Hitler by Peter Bartley

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    Written with economy and in chronological order, this book offers a comprehensive account of the response to the Nazi tyranny by Pope Pius XII, his envoys, and various representatives of the Catholic Church in every country where Nazism existed before and during WWII.
    Peter Bartley makes extens...

  • Look Again, Thomas by the Sisters of Life

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    Put on your “seeing glasses” and take a trip with Angelo and Thomas through forests and ponds, snow-covered hills and sun baked deserts – and find surprising discoveries along the way! Follow Thomas as he begins looking beyond the surface of things and learns something new about people.

    A book...

  • When Faith Causes Family Friction by Dr. Ray Guarendi

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    Do you ever feel like raising kids in the faith is a losing battle? Or maybe your spouse wishes you weren’t quite so religious. Concerns surrounding Christianity and faith can become touchy topics for today’s families.
    With equal doses of sound spiritual wisdom and good psychological perspective...

  • Citadel of God by Louis de Wohl

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    Another of the popular historical novels by the distinguished de Wohl, telling the dramatic story of St. Benedict, the father of Western monasticism, who played such a major role in the Christianization and civilization of post-Roman Europe in the sixth century. De Wohl weaves an intricate tapest...

  • A School of Prayer: The Saints Show Us How to Pray by Pope Benedict XVI

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    Prayer is essential to the life of faith. In this superb book, based on Pope Benedict's weekly teaching, he examines the foundational principles of the life of prayer. Believers of various backgrounds and experience in prayer-from beginners to spiritually advanced-will be enriched by this spiritu...

  • Praise God and Thank Him by Jeff Cavins

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    The Bible holds many keys for living a joyful life, and praise and thanksgiving are two of the most powerful. Jeff Cavins explains what biblical praise is and how it can transform any difficulty and lead to a deeper trust in God. He shows how thanksgiving—the attitude of gratitude—is a natural ex...

  • A Shorter Summa: The Essential Philosophical Passages of St. Thomas Aquinas Summa Theologica by Peter Kreeft

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    A shortened version of Kreeft's much larger Summa of the Summa, which in turn was a shortened version of the Summa Theologica. The reason for the double shortening is pretty obvious: the original runs some 4000 pages! (The Summa of the Summa was just over 500.) The Summa is certainly the greatest...

  • Following Jesus Everyday: How Believing Transforms Living by Christoph Cardinal Schönborn

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    How can Christians really live what we believe as followers of Christ? How can our faith in Jesus transform our daily lives? In simple but profound words and vibrant images from the renowned Archbishop of Vienna, Christoph Cardinal Schönborn, the doctrine and the practice of the faith are fruitfu...

  • Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë

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    Wuthering Heights is one of the classic novels of nineteenth century romanticism. As a major work of modern literature it retains its controversial status. What was Emily Brontë's intention? Were her intentions iconoclastic? Were they feminist? Were they Christian or post-Christian? Who are the h...

  • G.K. Chesterton: Apostle of Common Sense by Dale Ahlquist

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    G. K. Chesterton was one of the most well-known and beloved writers of his time. Yet he has been strangely neglected today. This book is the perfect introduction to Chesterton. Ahlquist is an able guide who takes the reader through twelve of Chesterton’s most important books as well as the famous...

  • Not God's Type: An Atheist Academic Lays Down Her Arms by Holly Ordway

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    This is the story of a glorious defeat.

    Ordway, an atheist academic, was convinced that faith was superstitious nonsense. As a well-educated college English professor, she saw no need for just-so stories about God. Secure in her fortress of atheism, she was safe (or so she thought) from any as...

  • Angels & Demons: What Do We Really Know about Them? by Peter Kreeft

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    In response to actual questions many people have asked him about angels and demons, well-known author and philosophy professor Peter Kreeft separates fact from fantasy, and myth from reality, as he answers 100 common questions about these spiritual beings. Based on a very popular college course h...

  • The Catholic Family Handbook by Fr. Lawrence G. Lovasik

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    Here is a crucial book for you if you want to shield your family from the effects of our selfish secular culture, which destroys families and poisons relationships.

    Fr. Lawrence Lovasik, the renowned author of The Hidden Power of Kindness, gives faithful Catholics all the essential ingredients...

  • Who Am I to Judge? Responding to Relativism with Logic and Love by Edward Sri

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    "Don't be so judgmental!"
    "Why are Christians so intolerant?"
    "Why can't we just coexist?"

    In an age in which preference has replaced morality, many people find it difficult to speak the truth, afraid of the reactions they will receive if they say something is right or wrong. Using engaging ...