Books: Kids and Teens

  • Lost in Peter's Tomb by Dianne Ahern


    Lost in Peter’s Tomb is the first book in the Adventures with Sister Philomena series, mystery adventures designed to present the stories of the saints in an intriguing and educational manner. Set in modern Italy, the stories follow a brother and sister in their adventures with their Aunt, who is...

  • Curse of the Coins by Dianne Ahern


    Curse of the Coins is the third book in the Adventures with Sister Philomena series.

    The 30 pieces of silver that Judas was paid for betraying Jesus were found in Israel. The Franciscan monks of Jerusalem sent the coins to the Vatican Museums for authentication and safekeeping – but then they ...

  • Secrets of Siena by Dianne Ahern


    Secrets of Siena is the fourth book in the Adventures with Sister Philomena series.

    Even nuns get to take a holiday! After all the investigations Sister Philomena’s conducted this summer, she needs one. In this adventure, Sister Philomena, her niece, Delaney, and nephew, Riley, are invited to ...

  • Crossbows and Crucifixes by Henry Garnett

    Movie + 1 extra

    England, 1585: Queen Elizabeth’s spies lurk everywhere, searching out Catholics who refuse to attend the non-Catholic services of the State religion. Officers of the law hunt down and kill Catholic priests, and imprison those who shelter them.

    In these perilous times, fifteen-year-old Nicholas...

  • Christians Courageous by Aloysius Roche

    Movie + 1 extra

    For every half-dozen heroes antiquity could muster, Christendom produced thousands, and often from the strangest holes and corners. Instead of drying up the spirit of adventure, the Fire of Pentecost kindled it anew and made it burn with an unquenchable flame. The Master's parting instructions to...

  • The Young People's Book of Saints by Hugh Ross Williamson


    Age Range: 8 and up

    Saints are the men and women who best love Christ and His Church. They may be kings or queens, statesmen or soldiers, scholars, visionaries, workmen or beggars. They teach us the real meaning of human history, and they show us how to live in any walk of life or set of circu...

  • Bible Stories for Little Children

    Movie + 1 extra

    In charming words and classic images beloved by children for over a century, here are the stories of Adam and Eve, Noah’s Ark, David and Goliath, and the Birth of Jesus.

    Kids will meet the Three Wise Men and hear Jesus tell of the Good Samaritan, the Rich Man and Lazarus, the Prodigal Son, and...

  • A Communion of the Heart by Pamela Patnode


    This Catholic children's book discusses the Sacrament of Holy Communion. This engaging story of a young child about to receive his or her First Holy Communion is sure to delight any elementary-age child. Children and parents alike will love this book because it teaches the Faith using the most po...

  • Christmas with Bernadette by Emily Ortega

    Movie + 1 extra

    Bernadette and her family are back! With Christmas approaching, Bernadette wants to give everyone gifts. But it’s so hard with only the pocket change of a seven year old. And Mama’s about to have a new baby, which is exciting, but seems to wear her out. Will everything at home at school smooth ou...

  • The Loser Letters by Mary Eberstadt


    A wickedly witty satire, The Loser Letters chronicles the conversion of a young adult Christian to atheism. With modern humor rivaling that of the media lampooning Onion, found on college campuses all over America, A. F. Christian’s open letters to the “spokesmen of the New Atheism” explain her r...

  • To Jesus Through Mary by Peggy Olds


    This family Rosary manual will help you and your children to share the beauty of the Rosary and grow in love and appreciation of Jesus and Mary.
    Saying a decade or an entire Rosary daily gives a strong message to a child that God’s role in the family is paramount and that the child is an importan...