Books

  • The Ear of the Heart: An Actress' Journey from Hollywood to Holy Vows by Mother Dolores Hart & Richard DeNeut

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    "Listen and attend with the ear of your heart." - Saint Benedict.

    Dolores Hart stunned Hollywood in 1963 when, after ten highly successful feature films, she chose to enter a contemplative monastery. Now, fifty years later, Mother Dolores gives this fascinating account of her life, with co-aut...

  • The Loser Letters by Mary Eberstadt

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    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...

  • The Walls are Talking: Former Abortion Clinic Workers Tell Their Stories by Erasmo Leiva-Merikakis

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    This book narrates the harrowing and life-changing experiences of former abortion clinic workers, including those of the author, who once directed abortion services at a large Planned Parenthood clinic in Texas. These individuals, whose names have been changed to protect their identities, left th...

  • The Curé d'Ars Today by Fr. George Rutler

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    "Everyone who thinks Vianney is already well known will find not simply new information, but what has new meaning for each discoverer. That meaning may well differ for each reader. The descriptions of the Curé's encounters with Satan and 'his lesser angels' and of the hours in the confessional we...

  • Christians Courageous by Aloysius Roche

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    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...

  • Something Other Than God by Jennifer Fulwiler

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    Jennifer Fulwiler told herself she was happy. Why wouldn't she be? She made good money as a programmer at a hot tech ...

  • Life Lessons: Fifty Things I Learned in My First Fifty Years by Patrick Madrid

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    Popular author and presenter Patrick Madrid draws Life Lessons from the many interesting, funny, instructive, and poignant experiences of his life. With wisdom and good humor, Patrick reflects upon the treasure trove of riches we can all take from our daily lives.

    Grounded in Scripture and a f...

  • Christianity, Islam, & Atheism: The Struggle for the Soul of the West by William Kilpatrick

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    For many Americans the attack on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, was the first time they had considered Islam. Were the terrorists motivated by the true dictates of their religion, or had they hijacked Islam as well as the planes in a political cause unrelated to the teachings of Mu...

  • The Sign of the Carved Cross by Lisa M. Hendey

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    Katie joins her friends in being mean to the new girl, Lily. But suddenly, Katie becomes the new girl—in 1675! She has no idea how she traveled in time to a Native American village, but she’s hoping the young woman she meets will be nicer to her than Katie was to Lily. Tekakwitha is a quiet girl ...

  • The Whisper in the Ruins by Lisa M. Hendey

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    Somebody is angry, and they’re taking it out on St. Anne’s.

    Patrick and his twin sister Katie are shocked when they learn that someone threw a brick through the St. Francis of Assisi stained glass window at St. Anne’s. What would make someone angry enough to damage the beautiful old window? An...

  • The Mystery at Midnight by Lisa M. Hendrey

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    If there’s one thing Katie never thought she’d do, it was walk through something called the “Door of the Dead.” During a class field trip to visit the monastery of the Poor Clares, Katie is unexpectedly swept up into her second Chime Travelers adventure. She finds herself in Assisi, the same city...

  • The Strangers at the Manger by Lisa M. Hendey

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    In this exciting newest installment in the popular Chime Traveler series for elementary students, Patrick and Katie Brady are introduced to an immigrant family who recently arrived at St. Anne’s Parish. A tinkling bell transports the twins to first-century Bethlehem, where they meet the Holy Fami...

  • Characters of the Reformation by Hilaire Belloc

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    In one of his most fascinating books, Anglo-French writer Hilaire Belloc presents in bold colors the twenty-three principal characters of the Protestant Reformation. He focuses primarily on those figures who changed the course of English history, analyzing their strengths, mistakes, motives, and ...

  • The Wife of Pilate and Other Stories by Gertrud von le Fort

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    These three novellas from the acclaimed German writer Gertrud von le Fort, newly translated for the first time into English, are from her later works of historical fiction, in which she displays her mastery as a dramatist of ideas.

    The Wife of Pilate imagines the slow, arduous transformation o...

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

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    With his characteristic eloquence and brilliance, Fulton Sheen presents a moving portrayal of the Blessed Virgin Mary that combines deep spirituality with history, philosophy, and theology. Mary's whole life is lovingly portrayed in this word portrait that is a never failing source of information...

  • The Gospel of Mark: Ignatius Catholic Study Bible by Scott Hahn and Curtis Mitch

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    Based on the Revised Standard Version—Catholic Edition, this volume leads readers through a penetrating study of the Gospel of Mark, using the biblical text itself and the Church's own guidelines for understanding the Bible. Ample notes accompany each page, providing fresh insights and commentary...

  • Chance or the Dance? A Critique of Modern Secularism by Thomas Howard

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    Contrasting the Christian and secular worldviews, Howard refreshes our minds with the illuminated view of Christianity as it imbued the world in times past—showing that we cannot live meaningfully without a Christian understanding of reality. An inspiring apology for Christianity, and a stirring ...

  • Catholics in America: Religious Identity & Cultural Assimilation from John Carroll to Flannery O'Connor by Russel Shaw

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    This book is a collection of popularly written profiles of some of the leading figures in American Catholic history. The group includes Archbishop John Carroll, Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, Orestes Brownson, Cardinal James Gibbons, Al Smith, Dorothy Day, Cardinal Francis Spellman, President John F....

  • God or Nothing: A Conversion of Faith by Cardinal Robert Sarah & Nicolas Diat

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    In this fascinating autobiographical interview, one of the most prominent and outspoken Catholic Cardinals gives witness to his Christian faith and comments on many current controversial issues. The mission of the Church, the joy of the gospel, the “heresy of activism”, and the definition of marr...

  • Catholics and Protestants: What Can We Learn from Each Other? by Peter Kreeft

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    The widely read author and philosopher Peter Kreeft presents a unique book about the important beliefs that Catholics and Protestants share in common. Inspired by Christ's prayer for unity in the Gospel of John and Saint John Paul II's encyclical Ut Unum Sint, Kreeft demonstrates that Christian r...

  • Catholicism & Fundamentalism: The Attack on Romanism by Bible Christians by Karl Keating

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    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...

  • The Kerygma: In the Shantytown with the Poor by Kiko Argüello

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    Francisco ("Kiko") Argüello was an award-winning painter and an atheist. Struggling with the contrast between his desire for justice and the lack of justice in the world, he adopted existentialism and its explanation of life: everything is absurd.

    But if everything is absurd, why paint? For th...

  • Catholic Street Evangelization: Stories of Conversion & Witness by Steve Dawson & Adam Janke

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    This book begins with the inspiring story of Steve Dawson—his dramatic conversion to Catholicism as a young man and his founding of St. Paul Street Evangelization, an international apostolate that has grown to hundreds of teams in seven countries in just a few years.

    Also included are other mo...

  • Catholic Literary Giants by Joseph Pearce

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    In Catholic Literary Giants, Joseph Pearce takes the reader on a dazzling tour of the creative landscape of Catholic prose and poetry. Covering the vast and impressive terrain from Dante to Tolkien, from Shakespeare to Waugh, this book is an immersion into the spiritual depths of the Catholic lit...