Books

  • 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

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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...

  • 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...

  • Totus Tuus: 33 Day Preparation for Marian Consecration for Teens by Mark & Katie Hartfiel

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    Finally, a journey of Consecration to Jesus through Mary designed specifically for teens. Developed through years of youth ministry experience and intimate relationships, this day-by-day devotional is ideal for those who desire a deeper relationship with Jesus. More than just a book, this is a j...

  • 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...