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Abandonment to Divine Providence Jean-Pierre de Caussade $11.

Description: In this concise spiritual classic, Jean-Pierre de Caussade explains that the key to the Christian life lies in loving God and abandoning ourselves completely to His providence in every moment. This, he explains, means embracing the present moment as an expression of Gods will, and embracing all the tasks of this moment, however dull, wearisome, or irritating, with love and humility. In this way, the ordinary experiences of everyday life are ... More

Abba Father Bonaventure Perquin $9.95

Description: In this engaging book of spiritual conferences, Bonaventure Perquin unlocks the mysteries of Gods Fatherhood: God wants to be a Father to all. All through history, God has revealed Himself constantly as possessing those qualities that are generally associated with fatherhood. As the author discusses the Fathers power, merciful love, wisdom, providence, faithfulness, will, and much more, he illustrates how God the Father leads His people to ... More

All for Jesus Rev. Fredrick William Faber $16.50

Description: In this book, Fr. Frederick Faber sets out to inspire the reader with plenteous reasons why he should serve God out of love. For if he did, Faber maintains, "Years would seem but days, for the greatness of our love." With beguiling enthusiasm, he teaches the reader how to remember God throughout the day and to offer his love to Him. He demonstrates, with numerous examples drawn from the lives of the saints, that the more you grow in love for ... More

An Essay on the Development of Christian Doctrine Ven. John Henry Newman $22.00
Description: In one of the most influential theological works of the past several centuries, Newman explains that Christianity has undergone many changes over the centuries, and confronts the problem of whether or not there has been any continuity of doctrine since the time of Jesus. He claims that for various reasons developments in doctrine and worship have become necessary over the centuries. For Newman the Church of Rome and no longer the Anglican ... More

Apologia Pro Vita Sua Ven. John Henry Newman $17.00

Description: John Henry Newmans spiritual autobiography, which concludes with his brilliant defense of Catholicism, was a turning point in English cultural history, successfully challenging the dominant tradition of no Popery. Framing his work in reply to a grave and gratuitous slander made by Charles Kingsley, Newman produced one of the masterpieces of spiritual writing. With it he not only convinced a suspicious public of the sincerity of his beliefs, ... More

Brideshead Revisited Evelyn Waugh $14.99

Description: Widely known for their satirical brilliance and wit, Evelyn Waughs novels also posses a profound depth and wisdom, displaying both an insightful sensitivity to fallen human nature and a keen understanding of holiness and the workings of divine providence. In Brideshead Revisited, widely considered his masterpiece, Waugh relates the experience of Charles Ryder, an architectural painter and officer in the British army, as he recalls his ... More

Catechism of the Catholic Church - 2nd Edition Unknown $29.95

Description: One of the most important fruits of Vatican II, the Catechism is an authoritative compendium of Catholic teaching, fully integrated with Sacred Scripture, the teachings of the Popes and Councils, and the Churchs public prayer in the liturgy. It also draws richly on the writings of Fathers and Doctors of the Church throughout the ... More

Christ is Passing By St. Josemaria Escriva $9.95

Description: This first published collection of St. Josemaras homilies is a handsome pocketsized book, making it perfect for individual spiritual reading and for anytime on line or in the waiting room that you can grab a moment for your soul. In these homilies for Advent, Christmas, Lent, Easter, and other highlights of the Church year, St. Josemara consistently emphasizes the great truth that your most ordinary, human interests can and should ... More

Christianity and Culture T. S. Eliot $14.00

Description: In set of two essays, T.S. Eliot provides an invaluable tool for analyzing and understanding the nature of society, as he takes a poignant look at the very foundations on which societies are built - religion and culture. The essays address the organization of values, and a direction of religious thought, which must inevitably proceed to a criticism of political and economic systems. An appeal to the men of letters of Europe, who have a special ... More

Christianity and European Culture Christopher Dawson $24.95

Description: One of the most significant historians of the twentieth century, Christopher Dawson wrote extensively on Christianity and Western civilization. In this collection, Gerald Russello presents some of Dawsons most important essays, including the complete text of The Historic Reality of Christian Culture, and selections from his The Making of Europe, The Judgement of the Nations, and Medieval Essays. Taken together, these selections provide an ... More

Christianity for Modern Pagans Peter Kreeft $16.95

Description: In this book, the Catholic philosopher Peter Kreeft proposes Blaise Pascal as the first post-medieval apologist, an effective Christian apologist and evangelist to today's uprooted, confused, secularized pagans (inside and outside the Church). He was a brilliant man--a great scientist who did major work in physics and mathematics, as well as an inventor--whom the author suggests was three centuries ahead of his time. Addressed to modern ... More

Companion Guide to Rome Georgina Masson $29.95

Description: This revised and updated edition of Georgina Massons classic guide to Rome remains an excellent introduction to the riches of the Eternal City, from the Capitol and the Forum to the Catacombs and St. Peters. Packed with rich historical, artistic, and cultural details, this guidebook is also practical, suggesting possible walking tours of all the major Roman sites, and offering advice on how to plan your trip to Rome and your daily tours of ... More

Conversation with Christ Peter Thomas Rohrbach $12.50

Description: This short, accessible book is an explanation for everyone of St. Teresa of Avila's teaching about personal prayer, especially the prayer of meditation. Though a mystic, St. Teresa was an eminently practical person, and that quality imbues her approach to prayer and the spiritual life. Capturing her practical approach, Rohrbach clearly organizes and explains St. Teresas teaching on the nature and method of meditation, how to approach ... More

Covenanted Happiness Cormac Burke $9.95

Description: Drawing on especially on the teachings of Pope John Paul II, Msgr. Cormac Burke outlines a truly Christian vision of spouses relationship with each other and with their children. He provides an incisive analysis of where our society goes wrong, and a roadmap for the happiness that marriage really can ... More

Crossing the Threshold of Hope Pope John Paul II $15.00

Description: The Holy Fathers ground-breaking literary interview with Italian journalist Vittorio Messori. Messori expresses the most difficult and urgent questions of all time and of our own day, and Pope John Paul IIs calm yet resounding Be not afraid! urges us to open our hearts to Gods love, to cross the threshold of ... More

Dark Night of the Soul St. John of the Cross $11.95

Description: In this classic of mystical theology, St. John of the Cross explains the passive purifications or nights by which God purges and prepares the soul in sense and spirit for union with Himself. In the form of a poem and spiritual commentary, the Mystical Doctor draws on his profound understanding of divine grace and human nature to explain how the believer must allow God to transform the soul He has made, and lead it through various ... More

Difficulties in Mental Prayer Eugene Boylan $9.95

Description: Father Eugene Boylan writes for Catholics who desire to pray, but often find themselves frustrated in prayer, feeling as if they are making no clear progress, encountering difficulties and distractions, and even finding their time of prayer distasteful and burdensome. Drawing on his life-long experience of prayer as a Trappist monk, Boylan aims to ease these difficulties by exploring the nature and practice of prayer, pointing out the sources ... More

Don Quixote Miguel de Cervantes $7.95

Description: In this masterpiece of Catholic literature, often called the first novel, Miguel de Cervantes recounts the journeys and adventures of Don Quixote, a poor gentleman from La Mancha in central Spain, and his squire Sancho Panza. Don Quixote, who has a passion for the tales of chivalry, is inspired to become a knight righting wrongs and protecting the oppressed. To his fevered imagination, everyday objects seem to pose irresistible heroic ... More

Enthusiasm Ronald Knox $37.00

Description: In this his scholarly masterpiece, Ronald Knox traces the history and development of the phenomenon in church history he calls enthusiasm, or the various movements of Christian men and women who have attempted to lead a less worldly life than their fellow believers, claiming the direct guidance of the Holy Spirit, and eventually splitting off into separate sects. Taking examples from the whole history of Christianity, but focusing on the ... More

Everlasting Man G. K. Chesterton $14.95

Description: In what is often considered his greatest book, Chesterton uses his characteristic wit and insight, as Maisie Ward wrote, to get outside Man and thus see him as the strange being he really is: to get outside Christianity and see for the first time its uniqueness among the religions of the ... More

Fifty Questions on the Natural Law Charles Rice $19.95

Description: Rice presents a very readable introduction to the natural law as seen through the teachings of Aquinas and their foundations in reason and revelation. He shows how the natural law works and how it is rooted in the nature of the human person whose Creator provided this law as a sure and knowable guide for man to achieve his end of eternal happiness. Rice also clearly explains the teachings of the Catholic Church on issues involving the right to ... More

Friends of God St. Josemaria Escriva $9.95

Description: This collection of homilies by St. Josemara Escriv helps you develop a strong, lasting friendship with the God who is close to us. St. Josemara gives you a broad picture of the basic human and Christian virtues, so that you can not only follow closely in our Lords footsteps, but establish and maintain a filial dialogue with God. Each of his homilies here are not only heartfelt conversations with the Christian who is immersed in ordinary ... More

Fundamentals of Catholic Dogma Dr. Ludwig Ott $27.50

Description: Otts remarkable handbook of dogmatic theologya technical, systematic, and argumentative introduction to Catholic doctrineprovides in a single large volume not only concise explanations of the Churchs teachings, but also the most important statements of the Popes and councils, of Sacred Scripture, and of the Church ... More

Furrow St. Josemaria Escriva $9.95

Description: Like The Way, Furrow is the fruit of St. Josemaras rich interior life and extensive experience as a pastor. Aphoristic and perfect for meditation, Furrow was written in order to encourage and ease personal prayer. These 1000 points for spiritual reflection are directed toward the whole human person: body and soul, nature and grace. With the skillful hand of an experienced and holy priest, St. Josemara interweaves the divine and human and ... More

Hopkins: Poems and Prose Gerard Manley Hopkins $12.50

Description: Among the most outstanding poets of the nineteenth century, English convert and Jesuit priest Gerard Manley Hopkins made striking innovations in the use of rhythm, language, and rhyme that marked him as a poet ahead of his time. In his superbly original poems, Hopkins praises the glory of God and the splendors of creation through his fresh verse, and reflects with honesty and insight on his own weakness and desire for God. This concise ... More

How the Reformation Happened Hilaire Belloc $13.50

Description: With typical insight and flair, Belloc recounts how worldliness of Popes, Renaissance and discovery, abuse of spiritual authority, moral laxity, growing nationalism, and Turkish military advancesamong other factorsmade possible the Reformation, and, over the next century and half, the permanent destruction of a united Christian ... More

In Silence With God Benedict Baur $9.95

Description: In a society that tempts us with so many earthly visions of success, Benedictine Archabbot Benedict Baur reminds us that our true calling and destiny in life is to share in the divine life of God. In this lucid spiritual masterpiece, Baur explains how we can live the life of God with Him by consciously surrendering ourselves completely to the will of God in conformity with the life of His Son Jesus ... More

Interior Castle St. Teresa of Avila $14.95

Description: In one of the most celebrated masterpieces of mystical theology, St. Teresa of Avila, writing at the height of her powers and with the fruits of long experience in the spiritual life, offers her famous image of the soul as a single diamond, in which there are many mansions, and in the center a chief mansion where the most intimate and secret communion of the soul and God takes place. Using this image, St. Teresa describes the path of ... More

Introduction to the Devout Life St. Francis de Sales $14.95

Description: As Bishop of Geneva in the first quarter of the seventeenth century, St. Francis de Sales saw to the spiritual needs of everyone in his diocese, from the poorest of the peasants to the ladies of the court. In this great masterpiece, which has remained a treasure of devotion for nearly four hundred years, he offers readers a competent guide to Heaven, as he covers such topics as prayer, how to meditate, Confession, frequent Communion, ... More

Journal of a Soul Pope John XXIII $27.00

Description: Published shortly after his death in 1963, Journal of A Soul contains the personal journals of Angelo Giuseppe Roncalli from his early years in the seminary at Bergamo, through his service as a papal diplomat and then Cardinal Patriarch of Venice, and finally to his papacy as Pope John XXIII. Through these intimate personal diaries, readers may glimpse the interior life of Blessed John XXIII, his deep love of Christ and the Church, his hidden ... More

Kristin Lavransdatter I: The Wreath Sigrid Undset $15.00

Description: Sigrid Undsets three-volume epic Kristin Lavransdatter ranks among the finest novels of the twentieth century. Set in 14th century Norway where pagan beliefs persist in custom and, to some degree, in law, this emotionally powerful and deeply beautiful work follows Kristin Lavransdatter from her childhood and coming of age in "The Wreath," through marriage and motherhood in "The Mistress of Husaby," to her retirement to a convent and her ... More

Kristin Lavransdatter II: The Wife Sigrid Undset $15.00

Description: Sigrid Undsets three-volume epic Kristin Lavransdatter ranks among the finest novels of the twentieth century. Set in 14th century Norway where pagan beliefs persist in custom and, to some degree, in law, this emotionally powerful and deeply beautiful work follows Kristin Lavransdatter from her childhood and coming of age in "The Wreath," through marriage and motherhood in "The Mistress of Husaby," to her retirement to a convent and her ... More

Kristin Lavransdatter III: The Cross Sigrid Undset $14.00

Description: Sigrid Undsets three-volume epic Kristin Lavransdatter ranks among the finest novels of the twentieth century. Set in 14th century Norway where pagan beliefs persist in custom and, to some degree, in law, this emotionally powerful and deeply beautiful work follows Kristin Lavransdatter from her childhood and coming of age in "The Wreath," through marriage and motherhood in "The Mistress of Husaby," to her retirement to a convent and her ... More

Life of Christ Most Rev. Fulton J. Sheen $17.95

Description: This work has been hailed as the most eloquent of Fulton Sheen's writings, the fruit of many years of dedication and research. With compassion and brilliant scholarship, Sheen recounts of the drama of Our Lords birth, life, Crucifixion, and Resurrection. Here is a passionate portrait of the God-Man, the teacher, the healer, and most of all, the Savior whose promise has sustained humanity for two millennia. This book was written to find solace ... More

Little Talks with God St. Catherine of Siena $14.95

Description: Throughout her holy life, St. Catherine of Siena sought God through ceaseless personal prayer, even as she devoted herself to the service of the poor, and tirelessly promoted the unity of the Church against schism. In her magnificent Dialogue, St. Catherine relates her mystical conversations with God, revealing His answers to her prayers for herself, the unity of the Church, and the needs of all mankind. In rich, colorful language that ... More

Lord of the World Robert Hugh Benson $24.00

Description: In this striking novel, Msgr. Robert Hugh Benson, a convert and Catholic priest, gives an imaginative foretelling of the end of the world, which ultimately finds meaning within the Catholic and biblical context. The two main characters, a thirty-something Catholic priest and a British MP, serve as antitheses and examples of different worldviews at a decisive time, when the world of the future is divided into three power blocs: the Americas, ... More

Lost in the Cosmos Walker Percy $15.00

Description: In this last self-help book, the Walker Percy takes readers on a long and humorous exploration of the human person by asking them to engage in a self-help questionnaire. He brings up two possible options for the self: first, to travel to New Ionia leaving behind the world and all of its problems; second, to travel to Tennessee accepting the world and all of its problems. Why does Percy give these two options? Which option leaves the self most ... More

Love in the Ruins Walker Percy $16.00

Description: In this book, one of the great moral novelists of the 20th century presents a satire of the limits of technology, the medicalization of the human spirit, and the trivializing tendencies of 20th century medical science. Dr. Tom More is an "impaired" psychiatrist: an alcoholic, a womanizer, and a half-hearted clinician. He develops the lapsometer, a kind of stethoscope of the human spirit with which he plans to cure humankind's spiritual ... More

Mary of Nazareth Rev. Federico Suarez $9.95

Description: In this beautifully written and profoundly encouraging work, Fr. Federico Suarez leads us in the imitation of Christ through the imitation of His Blessed Mother. Meditating on some of the major events from her life, from the Annunciation to the Cross, Suarez shows how Our Lady lived a life of perfect fidelity to the will of God. In considering these events in the life of the Blessed Mother, Suarez explains how each one of us, through ... More

Meditations from a Simple Path Mother Teresa $10.00

Description: This collection of selections from the best-selling work A Simple Path contains Mother Teresas reflections on prayer, faith, love, service, and peace. Readers will be inspired and encouraged by Mother Teresas simple yet profound call to turn to God daily in the silence of prayer, to receive His gifts of faith and love, and to offer our lives to Him in the service of those we meet each day, thus finding His lasting ... More

Mere Christianity C. S. Lewis $13.99

Description: With his widely appreciated brilliance and clarity, C.S. Lewis explains and defends mere Christianity, or the belief that has been common to nearly all Christians at all times. Originally delivered as a series of radio broadcasts during World War II, Mere Christianity is a concise, rational defense of the Christian belief in the moral law and God, and an intelligent explanation of the central Christian teachings on God, the Incarnation, ... More

My Way of Life St. Thomas Aquinas $8.00

Description: In this pocket-sized volume, Farrell and Healy present the Summa Theologica of St. Thomas Aquinas in a simplified form for everyman. In concise, eminently readable chapters, these two Thomist scholars clearly explain the Angelic Doctors teaching on God, Man, and Mans return to God in ... More

Orthodoxy G. K. Chesterton $10.95

Description: Orthodoxy is the story of G. K. Chestertons journey to faith, told as an exploration of the ideas that led him there. It is only Christian orthodoxy, he explains, that can satisfy our irrepressible desire for a world that makes sense, yet remains full of magic and ... More

Our Lady of Fatima William Thomas Walsh $12.95

Description: Originally published in the 1940s, here is the whole remarkable story of the appearance of the Blessed Virgin Mary to three simple children at an obscure Portuguese village in 1917. Her prophecies of World War II and the rise of communism, her plea to humanity to do penance, and her promise that world peace and the conversion of Russia would take place if her messages were heeded - these are some of the dramatic events in this fascinating ... More

Parochial and Plain Sermons Ven. John Henry Newman $59.95

Description: This handsome edition contains all eight volumes of Newmans Parochial and Plain Sermons in one book. Preached during his Anglican years at the parish of St. Mary the Virgin in Oxford, these 191 sermons reflect Newmans profound faith in Jesus Christ and the truth of the Gospels, his masterful knowledge of Sacred Scripture, and his keen sense of mans sinfulness and need for the grace and mercy of God. Newmans confidence in Jesus Christ, and ... More

Quo Vadis Henryk Sienkiewic $18.95

Description: This historical novel by Henryk Sienkiewicz, recipient of the 1905 Nobel Prize for Literature, was published in 1896 in Polish under its Latin title, which means "where are you going?" and alludes to a New Testament verse (John 13:36). Set in ancient Rome during the reign of the emperor Nero, the book tells the story of the love that develops between a young Christian woman and a Roman officer who, after meeting her fellow Christians, converts ... More

Rome Sweet Home Scott Hahn $14.95

Description: In this book, husband and wife recount their incredible journey back home into Gods worldwide family, the Catholic Church, and the truth and splendor of the Catholic faith. Learn the joys and struggles faced by two devout Protestants as they each converted to Catholicism, and how the power of faith has gripped this couple and has moved them to help guide others on their own roads to Rome. ... More

Saint Thomas Aquinas G. K. Chesterton $12.95

Description: Hailed by Aquinas experts like Etienne Gilson and Jacques Maritain, G.K. Chestertons reflection on St. Thomas Aquinas remains one of the best popular introductions to the life and thought of the Angelic Doctor. With his inimitable brilliance and wit, Chesterton narrates the life and times of St. Thomas, and clearly explains his thought on creation, truth, and being. Among the many strengths of Chestertons treatment is that he does not treat ... More

Silence Shusaku Endo $11.95

Description: In his historical novel Silence , leading Japanese novelist Shusako Endo describes the life of a seventeenth-century Portuguese missionary priest who ministers to the beleaguered Christian community in Japan as it suffers as intense religious persecution by Japanese authorities. Though Endos style is succinct and restrained, his subtle and varied narrative reveals penetrating insight into mans fallen nature and his desire for the divine. ... More

Something Beautiful for God Malcolm Muggeridge $12.95

Description: In this popular and inspiring work, Malcolm Muggeridge introduces readers to Mother Teresa of Calcutta, the Missionaries of Charity, and the work they continue to do among the poorest of Gods people in India and elsewhere. Along with his own reflections on her life and work, Muggeridge records Mother Teresas wisdom on topics like suffering, prayer, and the spiritual life, and presents his famous interview with Mother Teresa about her life, ... More

Spiritual Combat Rev. Lorenzo Scupoli $15.95

Description: In his Spiritual Combat , Lorenzo Scupoli, a leading figure in the Counter Reformation in Italy, shows that the path to spiritual excellence does not consist in the diligent performance of external practices, but in denying ourselves and devoting ourselves to doing Gods will in loving service. Aspiring to this goal, he continues, we must undertake spiritual combat against our inordinate affections, inclinations, and rebellious passions, ... More

Spiritual Theology Jordan Aumann $39.95

Description: In his magisterial study of Christian spirituality, Jordan Aumann, OP offers a scientific and systematic study of the theology of Christian perfection with the aim of forming holy Christians. In two parts, Aumann considers the theological principles of Christian holiness, and then deduces from those principles the general directives by which souls can be guided in their journey to the goal of the Christian life. This work, based on the works ... More

St. Francis of Assisi G. K. Chesterton $12.95

Description: In this brilliant reflection on the poor friar of Assisi, G.K. Chesterton unfolds the life and times of St. Francis, from his conversion as a young man to his receiving of the Stigmata at the end of his life. While many modern biographers stumble in their effort to grasp the essence of the saint, Chesterton shows that Francis entire life, his prayer, his poverty, his asceticism, his love of creation, and all his eccentricities, flowed from his ... More

Story of a Soul St. Therese of Lisieux $13.95

Description: In her autobiography Story of a Soul , French Carmelite nun St. Thrse of Lisieux offers the story of her brief but remarkable life as a profound testimony to the mercy and love of God. Narrating her life from early childhood through her years in the Carmel at Lisieux, the Little Flower writes of her "little way", the way of spiritual childhood leading to eternal life, and describes God's pleasure in granting great favors to all those who ... More

The Betrothed Alessandro Manzoni $17.00

Description: Manzonis masterpiece is set in turbulent early-seventeenth century Italy. At the center of this historical novel are two villagers, Renzo and Lucia, who are on the point of marriage when Lucia catches the eye of local tyrant Don Rodrigo, who threatens the village priest into refusing to marry them. As they flee from Don Rodrigo's bravos, they become separated and get involved with the turbulent events of the Thirty Years' War as it affected ... More

The Building of Christendom Warren Carroll $25.00

Description: In his unfinished history of Christendomthe ideal and reality of a Christian social order Carroll brings careful scholarship and the skills of a master storyteller to the majestic, often tragic, yet ultimately triumphant story of the Incarnation and its effects in history. This second volume covers the eight centuries from the Arian heresy to through the First Crusade (3241100 ... More

The City of God St. Augustine $13.95

Description: Perhaps the most influential work of Western Christian literature after the Bible itself, The City of God interprets all of history as a cosmic struggle for the human heart. Interwoven throughout this history are two opposing cities: the city of God and the earthly ... More

The Cleaving of Christendom Warren Carroll $24.95

Description: In his unfinished history of Christendomthe ideal and reality of a Christian social order Carroll brings careful scholarship and the skills of a master storyteller to the majestic, often tragic, yet ultimately triumphant story of the Incarnation and its effects in history. This fourth volume covers the period of the Reformation and the following religious turmoil in Europe ... More

The Complete Stories Flannery O'Connor $17.00

Description: The defining characteristics of Flannery O'Connor's short fiction are a strong emphasis on form, biting satire, vivid characterizations, and a stern moral vision. O'Connor's portraiture of characters, her evocation of mystery, her descriptions of the regional culture of the modern South, and her trenchant humor imbue her stories with a unique distinctiveness. Her view of the modern world is bleak. Many of her characters suffer terrible fates. ... More

The Confessions of St. Augustine St. Augustine $10.95

Description: Written in the late fourth century and considered among the greatest works of Western literature, this is Saint Augustines magnificent account of his passage from the restlessness of a worldly youth, through the alluring but ultimately unfulfilling philosophical systems of his age, to joy and peace in his conversion to Christ and His Church. With extraordinary passion and beauty, Augustine offers his recollection as a prayer of praise to God, ... More

The Diary of a Country Priest Georges Bernanos $15.95

Description: In this classic novel, Georges Bernanos recounts the daily life of a young French country priest as he attends to the needs and whims of his provincial parishioners. In the form of a journal, he records his spiritual struggle over what he perceives as the ineffectuality of his efforts to improve the lives of his impoverished and misguided parishioners. While his insights illuminate both the joys and sorrows in the tiny Catholic parish of ... More

The Divine Comedy Dante Alighieri $12.95

Description: Among the most important works of Western Christian civilization, Dantes poem The Divine Comedy has thrilled generations with its profundity, beauty, and power, and is now enjoying a renaissance among Catholic and non-Catholic readers alike. In brilliant and provocative poetry filled with spiritual and moral insight, Dante describes his journey down the ghastly circles of Hell, up the purifying mountain of Purgatory, and finally into the ... More

The End of the Modern World Romano Guardini $14.95

Description: In this profoundly perceptive work, theologian and philosopher Romano Guardini argues that the modern world has come to an end and that its cherished ideals concerning nature, personality, and culture have faded from history, giving way to a radically new and as yet undefined age. In three essays, Guardini reflects on the medieval vision of the world, the birth of the modern world and its ideals, and finally the dissolution of the modern world ... More

The Forge St. Josemaria Escriva $9.95

Description: The Forge is the third collection of St. Josemaras refreshingly brief but profoundly weighty reflections and meditations on how to live the Christian life to its absolute fullest. Like The Way and Furrow, it gives you practical and pointed material for meditation that will help you take your spiritual responsibilities more seriously and move ever closer to the all-consuming forge of Gods love. St. Josemara wrote these 1,055 aphorisms, ... More

The Founding of Christendom Warren Carroll $25.00

Description: In his unfinished history of Christendomthe ideal and reality of a Christian social order Carroll brings careful scholarship and the skills of a master storyteller to the majestic, often tragic, yet ultimately triumphant story of the Incarnation and its effects in history. This first volume begins with Abraham and continues to the ascension of Constantine (324 ... More

The Four Cardinal Virtues Josef Pieper $19.00

Description: A classic, perhaps the classic discussion of the four qualities that make human life truly human: prudence, justice, fortitude and temperance. In two hundred pages of distilled philosophical wisdom, Pieper shows us the cardinal virtues as the priceless jewels they really ... More

The Glory of Christendom Warren Carroll $25.00

Description: In his unfinished history of Christendomthe ideal and reality of a Christian social order Carroll brings careful scholarship and the skills of a master storyteller to the majestic, often tragic, yet ultimately triumphant story of the Incarnation and its effects in history. This third volume covers the high Middle Ages through the Renaissance (11001517 ... More

The Great Heresies Hilaire Belloc $13.50

Description: Examining five historical attacks on Christian orthodoxyArianism, Islam, Albigensianism, Protestantism, and ModernismBelloc, the great English historian and Catholic apologist, provocatively argues that European history cannot be separated form Christian orthodoxy, Christian heresy, and the ultimate fate of ... More

The Greatest Story Ever Told Fulton Oursler $12.95

Description: In this classic dramatization of the life of Jesus, later adapted into a popular film of the same name, Fulton Oursler retells the timeless story of Jesus Christ from His holy birth at Bethlehem, through His years of public ministry, and finally to His Passion, Death, and Resurrection. Taking the four Gospels as his guide, Oursler narrates the whole life of Christ on earth, adding imaginative detail where the Bible is silent, but always with ... More

The Hidden Power of Kindness Lawrence G.Lovasik $17.95

Description: In this work, Lawrence Lovasik, who sought to make God more known and loved through his writings, provides a practical handbook for souls who dare to transform the world, one deed at a time. It is worth the readers while to take the trouble to understand the real meaning of this virtue. There is no more genuine kindness than that which has its inspiration through the grace of God and in the perfect fulfillment of Gods greatest law: the ... More

The Idea of a University Ven. John Henry Newman $24.00

Description: This book explores what a Catholic university would be like how it might merge religious and secular concerns. The author gives an eloquent defense of a liberal education, and in it, expounds with wonderful clearness of thought and beauty of language his view of the aim of education. He was responding to a world growing ever more secular in its interests, more scientific in its methods, more utilitarian in its philosophy. Revolutions in ... More

The Imitation of Christ Thomas Kempis $10.95

Description: In The Imitation of Christ , one of the most widely-read Catholic works in history,15th century priest and monk Thomas a Kempis instructs his fellow monks in the spiritual life through a perfect imitation of Our Lord. With profound humility and a holy severity, he leads readers to contemplate their own weakness, find compunction for their sins, and to reform their lives trusting in Gods providence and relying on the forgiveness, grace, and ... More

The Intellectual Life Rev. A. G. Sertillanges O.P. $19.95

Description: In this eminently practical classic, a French Dominican and scholar addresses all those who have felt the need to encounter the world on its own termsin a word, to study. Sertillangess deep insights and concrete advice introduce us to the silence, order, reading, reflection, and, in the end, learning that constitute the intellectual ... More

The King's Good Servant but God's First James Monti $21.95
Description: In this innovative study of St. Thomas More, James Monti argues that Mores life was guided not by some secular quest for freedom of thought and conscience, as some scholars have suggested, but rather by his faith in Christ and His Church. Arguing that this misconception stems from a widespread ignorance of Mores writings, Monti offers a new portrait of More through an exposition of his works on the Church and the spiritual life, revealing ... More

The Long Loneliness Dorothy Day $16.00

Description: In this engaging autobiography, Catholic convert Dorothy Day tells of her remarkable journey from her Bohemian years as a young journalist and social activist in Greenwich Village, to her conversion to Catholicism and her work in founding the Catholic Worker Movement. Throughout her vivid and often inspiring account, Day explores the inevitable experience of human loneliness, and how we may find an answer to this loneliness in the love of God ... More

The Lord Romano Guardini $19.95

Description: Philosopher and theologian Romano Guradini offers readers a picture of Jesus Christ through an attentive and obedient meditation on the living Word of God. In these spiritual commentaries on the life of Jesus, from the nativity to the Passion and Resurrection, Guardini explains that we must not attempt to shape Jesus according to our will, deciding how and what we want Our Lord to be, but that we must approach Him in the spirit of total ... More

The Lord of the Rings J. R. R. Tolkien $20.00

Description: Widely regarded as one of the finest literary works of the twentieth century, J.R.R. Tolkiens The Lord of the Rings chronicles the adventure of the young hobbit Frodo Baggins as he and his companions embark on a great and perilous quest to destroy the ancient and powerful One Ring lest it fall into the hands of the Dark Lord Sauron. Tolkiens beautiful writing, brilliant imagination and masterful storytelling make this tale of adventure, ... More

The Love of Learning and the Desire for God Jean Leclercq, OSB $22.00
Description: Originally conceived as a series of lectures to young monks, this is Benedictine scholar Jean Leclercqs outstanding study of medieval monastic culture from St. Benedict to St. Bernard of Clairvaux. Leclercq begins by distinguishing monastic theology from scholastic theology through a comparison of St. Bernard and Peter Lombard. Focusing then on this monastic theology, he traces the formation, sources, and fruits of monastic culture, showing ... More

The Problem of Pain C. S. Lewis $10.95

Description: If God is all-good and all-powerful, why is there so much suffering? Lewis addresses problem of pain with a masterful blend of clarity and sympathy, making this perhaps the best popular book ever written on the ... More

The Sadness of Christ St. Thomas More $9.95

Description: This book was the last that St. Thomas More wrote in the Tower of London before he was executed for standing firm in his Catholic faith. In it, he explores the Gospel passages that depict the agony of Our Lord in the Garden of Gethsemane. He depicts Christ as a model of virtue in the face of suffering and persecution and along the way, he includes valuable and eternally relevant reflections on prayer, courage, friendship, statesmanship, and ... More

The Screwtape Letters C. S. Lewis $13.99

Description: In this much loved classic, C.S. Lewis presents the letters of Uncle Screwtape, a veteran demon in the ranks of Satan, to his greenhorn nephew Wormwood, instructing him in the art of diabolical temptation. Witty and imaginative, these letters also display subtle insights into human nature and the pursuit of Christian holiness as Screwtape instructs his charge on how to lure souls away from God through the temptation to vanity, snobbery, ... More

The Seven Storey Mountain Thomas Merton $16.00

Description: In perhaps the most influential autobiography of the twentieth century, Thomas Merton describes how his passionate desire for truth led him through years of intense spiritual searching, from his boyhood and early education in Europe and the United States, through his years as a student and writer amidst the heady intellectual and cultural life of 1930s New York City, and ultimately to his decision to enter the Catholic Church and join the ... More

The Sinner's Guide Venerable Louis of Granada $15.00

Description: In this classic of spiritual reading, credited by St. Teresa of Avila with having converted over a million souls in her own time, the author presents the Four Last Things: Death, Judgment, Heaven and Hell. His description of the despair in Hell will shake loose any desire, by even the most hardened sinner, to persevere in sin. Man's classic excuses, such as planning to convert later and the difficulty of practicing virtue, are thoroughly ... More

The Soul of the Apostolate Dom Jean-Baptiste Chautard, OCSO $12.50

Description: In this modern spiritual masterpiece that has guided countless Christians in their prayer and work, French Cistercian Abbot Jean-Baptiste Chautard shows that all our good works must flow from the life of Christ within us, a rich interior life nourished by grace, prayer, and conformity to Gods will. With this principle in mind, he offers a rich and lucid exposition of the interior life, explaining how we may open our souls to Christ, allow ... More

The Spirit and Forms of Protestantism Louis Bouyer $12.95

Description: A compelling, positive analysis of all that is best and worst in the Protestant tradition. Bouyer, a former Lutheran pastor, discusses how the positive aspects of Protestant thought were originally corrupted, and how they find their true home within Catholic ... More

The Spirit of Catholicism Karl Adam $24.95

Description: A clear, calm presentation of the Churchs self-understanding, revealing the beauty of the Catholic Church as a community of believers living with Christs own life. By one of the greatest theologians of the mid-twentieth century, The Spirit of Catholicism is particularly appropriate for educated ... More

The Spiritual Life Very Rev. Adolphe Tanqueray S.S., D.D. $32.50
Description: The most detailed yet compact discussion of Catholic spirituality available in English. Originally intended as a textbook, this volume has been the mainstay of thousands of priests, religious, and laypeople. It succeeds admirably in its aim of being both doctrinal and practical: an explanation of and an impetus to undertake the struggle for ... More

The Three Ages of the Interior Life, Volume One Fr. Reginald Garrigou-Lagrange $24.00
Description: The standard work on the spiritual life (ascetical and mystical theology), since its appearance in 1946. Fr. Garrigou-Lagrange provides a careful overview of the life of grace that is extremely helpful for moderately well-educated Catholics who wish to respond wholeheartedly to their baptismal ... More

The Way St. Josemaria Escriva $9.95

Description: Beloved by millions, The Way is St. Josemaras spiritually rich collection of points for meditation and prayer. Genial but pointed, The Way is born out of deep Christian experience and aims at encouraging people to love God and live for Him. Says St. Josemara: The 999 points which make up The Way were written with yearnings to see Christ, the light of the world. Anyone who reads it with the same yearnings will not have opened this book in ... More

The Way of Perfection St. Teresa of Avila $12.95

Description: In perhaps the finest introduction to contemplative prayer ever written, St. Teresa of Avila instructs her nuns, and also us, in the life of contemplative prayer with her characteristic wisdom, spontaneity, and wit. In the form of a commentary on the Lords Prayer, Teresa explains how charity, humility, and detachment form the foundation of true contemplative prayer, which she describes as the experience of the presence of God, a simple gazing ... More

The Way of the Cross St. Josemaria Escriva $8.95

Description: Let St. Josemaria lead you through the Stations of the Cross! Handsomely illustrated with exquisite color paintings of the Stations of the Cross, this book gives you St. Josemarias vivid and inspiring insights into each Station, along with his points for meditation for each one. It also contains an informative foreword by Bishop Alvaro del Portillo and an enlightening biographical note about the author. This book will enhance your prayer of ... More

The Way, Furrow, Forge St. Josemaria Escriva $17.95

Description: This keepsake book combines St. Josemaras three beloved collections of spiritual guidance The Way, Furrow, and The Forge into one, with an expanded and combined index. This three-in-one edition offers you a starting-point for prayer and for finding Christ in all your lifes experiences. It introduces you to St. Josemaras guiding vision of holiness in everyday ... More

Theology and Sanity Frank Sheed $19.95

Description: Sheeds twenty-five years of experience as a street-corner preacher with the Catholic Evidence Guild overflow into this lucid presentation of the central truths of the Faith. Sheeds goal is not simply to convey, but to understand what the Church believes, and he provides an outstanding introduction to the world view of the followers of ... More

Theology for Beginners Frank Sheed $12.99

Description: This book is not planned as a hand-gallop over the field of revelation. It is an effort to teach the beginnings of theology. Frank Sheed, one of the twentieth-centuries great Catholic teachers, challenges his readers not simply to believe, but to understand. In less than 250 pages he sets many wheels turning that will not easily be ... More

This Tremendous Lover Eugene Boylan $12.95

Description: In this spiritual classic that has helped countless men and women reach a deeper knowledge of Gods love for them in Christ, Fr. Eugene Boylan explains Gods plan for our happiness, and how we are each called to participate in this divine plan as members of the Mystical Body of Christ. With immense wisdom and clarity, Boylan tells the story of the loving partnership of God and each Christian that begins at baptism and culminates in eternal ... More

Thomas More: A Portrait of Courage Gerard B. Wegemer $14.95

Description: To become a saint in a terribly imperfect world, while being terribly imperfect oneself, is the challenge of every person writes Gerard B. Wegemer in the introduction to his recent biography of St. Thomas More. In the chapters that follow, Wegemer shows how Thomas More, though convinced of his own imperfection and honest about his own weaknesses, strove throughout his life for holiness with diligence and care. In his study of Mores ... More

Three to Get Married Most Rev. Fulton J. Sheen $9.95

Description: Bishop Sheens classic on love and marriagestraightforward, fresh, even blunt places sex in the context of love, and human love in the context of divine love. Like marriage itself, the book then moves from husband and wife to father and mother, and on till death do us part. Especially good for marriage ... More

To Know Christ Jesus Frank Sheed $16.95

Description: This modern spiritual classic offers the reader an in-depth study of Jesus Christ as He lived and spoke in the Gospels. Sheed employs profound spiritual insight and a lucid style to bring the reader to a deep personal encounter with the living Lord, whose face has looked out from the Gospels upon men through all the centuries. Sheed's concern with the Gospels is to come to know Christ as he actually lived among us and interacted with all the ... More

Transformation in Christ Dietrich von Hildebrand $21.95

Description: In this modern spiritual classic, considered by many to be his masterpiece, philosopher Dietrich Von Hildebrand explains how God has called us to become new men in Christ, and explores the implications of this divine call for each of us. He explains that at Baptism God has imparted in us a share in His own divine life, and that He wills that this new life permeate our entire selves so that we become new men, transformed in Jesus Christ. ... More

Treatise on the Love of God St. Francis de Sales $27.50

Description: In this combination of theological principles and practical application regarding divine love - the subject of Our Lord's first and greatest commandment - St. Francis de Sales seeks to bring Christians to a deeper knowledge of the origin and fulfillment of all devotion. He intends to represent the history of the birth, progress, decay, operations, properties, advantages and excellences of divine love. In continuation of the Christian conviction ... More

Triumph: The Power and the Glory of the Catholic Church Harry Crocker $19.95
Description: In this short, engaging history, H.W. Crocker depicts the thrilling history of the Catholic Church from the Incarnation to the election of Pope John Paul II. In clear, colorful prose, Crocker tells of the Churchs power and glory through the conversion of Constantine, the Crusades and the Inquisition, the Renaissance and the Reformation, and into the modern era and the Second Vatican ... More

Triumph: The Power and the Glory of the Catholic Church H.W. Crocker, III $19.95
Description: For 2,000 years, Catholicismthe largest religion in the world and in the United Stateshas shaped global history on a scale unequaled by any other institution. But until now, Catholics interested in their faith have been hard-pressed to find an accessible, affirmative, and exciting history of the Church. Triumph is that history. Inside, you'll discover the spectacular story of the Church from Biblical times and the early days of St. Peterthe ... More

True Devotion To Mary St. Louis de Montfort $9.00

Description: It was through the most holy Virgin Mary that Jesus came into the world, and it is also through her that He has to reign in the world. In this powerful work, acclaimed by numerous popes and the Second Vatican Council, St. Louis De Montfort explains that perfect consecration to Jesus consists in our perfect consecration to His Blessed Mother who among all creatures was most conformed to Christ. With clarity and faith he unfolds the ... More

True Devotion to the Holy Spirit Most Rev. Luis M. Martinez $14.95
Description: With his lucid style, theological precision, and mystical insight, Archbishop Luis Martinez explores how the Holy Spirit leads us to holiness. In four parts, Martinez considers how the indwelling of the Spirit leads the soul to divine union, the seven gifts of the Spirit, the nine fruits of the Spirit, and finally how the Spirit leads us to the heights of Christian perfection in the ... More

Twelve Steps to Holiness and Salvation St. Alphonsus de Liguori $9.00

Description: Graced with holiness and gifted with a brilliant intellect, St. Alphonsus Ligouri (1696-1787) displayed a special capacity for instructing ordinary Catholics in the spiritual life and encouraging them in the pursuit of holiness. This small book is a compilation of St. Alphonsuss ascetical writings on twelve aspects of Christian perfection including the theological virtues, the love of God and neighbor, mortification, recollection, and ... More

Uniformity with God's Will St. Alphonsus de Liguori $2.50

Description: Throughout the history of the Church, the saints have understood Christian perfection as complete uniformity to the will of God. In this brief and powerful work, St. Alphonsus Ligouri explains how uniformity to Gods will in all things is the supreme expression of our love for God, and then lays out the fruits of this uniformity, the grounds of our faith in Gods will for us, and the practical ways we can fulfill the will of God in our daily ... More

Witness to Hope George Weigel $24.95

Description: This comprehensive portrait of John Paul II covers many of the major questions facing the modern world, including issues such as the meaning of freedom, the nature and challenges of living a moral life, the transcendent mystery of sexuality, and the necessity of building a civilization of love. Interwoven with these themes, Weigel uses his unprecedented access to the Pope to give us a thoughtful exploration of John Pauls youth, his call to ... More

Woman St. Edith Stein $13.95

Description: With good reason Edith Stein has been called "the most significant German woman of this century." Stein's consciousness of Mary's position in every-day Catholic life is central to these lectures and addresses, which led to her recognition as 'the voice of Catholic feminism'. Grounded in the life of Mary as virgin and mother, Steins vision of feminism as a means of service to God offers an exciting and illuminating contrast to modern secular ... More