Books

  • The Joyful Beggar: A Novel about St. Francis of Assisi by Louis de Wohl

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    In this magnificent and stirring novel, Louis de Wohl turns his famed narrative skill to the story of the soldier and merchant's son who might have been the right-hand man to a king, but who became instead the most beloved of all saints. Set against the tempestuous background of 13th Century Ital...

  • The Secret of the Shamrock by Lisa M. Hendey

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    When Patrick has to work on his church’s cleaning team on a Saturday, he thinks his weekend fun is ruined. But when the old church bells start chiming, Patrick and his pet frog, Francis, are suddenly taken back through time to ancient Ireland. Will the strange shepherd he meets be able to help hi...

  • Father Elijah: An Apocalypse by Michael 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, a Carm...

  • I'm Bernadette by Emily Ortega

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    Bernadette doesn't know what to do when the principal, Sister Teresa Jerome, announces that her school will celebrate All Saints' Day with saint costumes. That means no Halloween costumes and no princess dress for Bernadette! Everyone else is excited about finding a great saint costume. But Berna...

  • The Power of Silence by Cardinal Robert Sarah with Nicolas Diat

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    In a time when technology penetrates our lives in so many ways and materialism exerts such a powerful influence over us, Cardinal Robert Sarah presents a bold book about the strength of silence. The modern world generates so much noise, he says, that seeking moments of silence has become both har...

  • Finding True Happiness: Satisfying Our Restless Hearts by Fr. Robert Spitzer

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    One of the hottest topics in contemporary culture is happiness—so much so that the United Nations declared an "International Happiness Day" in response to the immense popularity of Pharrell Williams’ song “Happy." The explanation for this current fixation seems to lie in the contrary phenomenon—u...

  • Marriage 911: How God Saved Our Marriage by Greg and Julie Alexander

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  • The Father of the Family: A Christian Perspective by Clayton Barbeau

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    Here’s the award-winning classic that for over forty years has shown Christian men how to be the loving husbands and gentle fathers that Christ calls them to be.

    Rooted firmly in Scripture, these pages call on husbands to stop thinking of themselves simply as bosses and breadwinners. Rather, s...

  • The Ignatius Catholic Study Bible: New Testament

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    The only Catholic Study Bible based on the Revised Standard Version 2nd Catholic Edition, the Ignatius Catholic Study Bible New Testament brings together all of the books of the New Testament and the penetrating study tools developed by renowned Bible teachers Dr. Scott Hahn and Curtis Mitch.

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  • The School of Nazareth: A Spiritual Journey with St. Joseph by Mark Hartfiel

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    "The Holy Family is the beginning of countless other holy families." —Pope John Paul II.

    There is a beautiful tradition in the Church that St. Joseph lived on the Earth with Jesus and Mary for thirty years. Thirty years to adore the face of Our Lord and Savior, thirty years to contemplate the ...

  • From Islam to Christ: One Woman's Path through the Riddles of God by Derya Little

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    Born and raised in Muslim Turkey, Derya Little wandered far and wide in search of her true home. After her parents' divorce, she rejected her family's Islamic faith and became an atheist. During her stormy adolescence, she tried to convince a Christian missionary that there is no God but was conv...

  • The Father's Tale by Michael D. O'Brien

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    Canadian bookseller Alex Graham is a middle-age widower whose quiet life is turned upside down when his college-age son disappears without any explanation or trace of where he has gone. With minimal resources, the father begins a long journey that takes him for the first time away from his safe a...

  • How to Be Holy: First Steps in Becoming a Saint by Peter Kreeft

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    "Life, in the end, has only one tragedy: not to have been a saint." – Léon Bloy

    The ever-popular and prolific Peter Kreeft says that the most important question he has written about is how one becomes holy, or to put it another way, how one becomes a saint. This question is central to all the ...

  • Roland West, Loner by Theresa Linden

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    Roland West, Loner is a contemporary Christian story about a fourteen-year-old boy who finds himself friendless at a new school and the subject of cruel rumors.

    Roland lives with his father and older twin brothers in a secluded house that resembles a castle—complete with battlements, turrets,...

  • The Way of the Disciple by Erasmo Leiva-Merikakis

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    This book explores in depth six Gospel scenes so as to discover in these the essential elements of Christian discipleship. It describes the basic requirements for receiving the Word of God effectively in our hearts: namely, that we "become wet clay in God's hands", so that God can impress upon us...

  • Frankenstein by Mary Shelley, ed. by Joseph Pearce

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    Mary Shelley's Frankenstein is one of the most influential and controversial novels of the nineteenth century; it is also one of the most misunderstood and misinterpreted. It has been vivisected critically by latter-day Victor Frankensteins who have transformed the meanings emergent from the nove...

  • Four Witnesses: The Early Church in Her Own Words by Rod Bennett

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    What was the early Church like? Contrary to popular belief, Rod Bennett shows there is a reliable way to know. Four ancient Christian writers, four witnesses to early Christianity left us an extensive body of documentation on this vital subject, and this book brings their fascinating testimony to...

  • The Kiss of Jesus by Donna-Marie Cooper O'Boyle

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    Donna-Marie Cooper O’Boyle is a Catholic author, radio and television host, and inspirational speaker known and admired from coast to coast. Yet with all of her public exposure, she has revealed very little about her personal history that is, until now. When she discovered that sharing her strugg...

  • Fire of Love: A Historical Novel about Saint John of the Cross by José Olaizola

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    Born into an upper-class family in Castile, Spain, Gonzalo de Yepes had promising prospects until his father was ruined in a speculative venture. After his father died a pauper, Gonzalo was welcomed into the home of a rich uncle, who intended him to marry one of his younger daughters. The young m...

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

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    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...

  • Fire Within: Teresa of Avila, John of the Cross, & the Gospel on Prayer by Fr. Thomas Dubay

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    This book is the fruit of Fr. Dubay's many years of study and experience in spiritual direction. He synthesizes the teachings on prayer of the two great doctors of the Church on prayer—St. John of the Cross and St. Teresa of Avila—and the teaching of Sacred Scripture.

    But the teaching that Fr....

  • Great Expectations by Charles Dickens

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    Pope John Paul II described Dickens' book as "filled with love for the poor and a sense of social regeneration...warm with imagination and humanity." Such true charity permeates Dickens's novels and ultimately drives the characters either to choose regeneration or risk disintegration. In Great Ex...

  • The Little Oratory by David Clayton & Leila Lawler

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    Keeping a faithful prayer life with your family isn't easy. From herding distracted children to managing the seemingly endless litany of prayers and devotions, our spiritual life all too often feels frantic and burdensome.

    This isn't the way it should be. Our prayer life, our family life, and ...

  • 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 almost 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.

    At the peak of the First World Wa...