Life Of Christ by Fulton J. Sheen

03-01-2024Book Recommendations

Widely proclaimed a classic work of Christian faith, Life of Christ has been hailed as the most eloquent of Fulton J. Sheen's many books. The fruit of many years of reflection, prayer, and research, it is a dramatic and moving recounting of the birth, life, Crucifixion, and Resurrection of Christ, and 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.

An appealing blend of philosophy, history, and biblical exegesis, from the best-known and most-loved American Catholic leader of the twentieth century, Life of Christ has long been a source of inspiration and guidance. For those seeking to better understand the message of Jesus Christ, this vivid retelling of the greatest story ever lived is a must-read.

Give Up Worry For Lent: 40 Days to Finding Peace in Christ by Gary Zimak

02-04-2024Book Recommendations

Winner of a third-place award in the backlist beauty category from the Catholic Media Association. Catholic author and self-described “recovering worrier” Gary Zimak combines practical spirituality, daily scripture readings, and simple action steps to help you kick the worry habit as part of your Lenten renewal.


The Gaze of Jesus - A Novel by Riccardo Bacchelli

01-07-2024Book Recommendations

"Let me be with you!" Homeless, living for years in a state of demonic insanity, Ithamar one day spots a mysterious man on the shore, runs to him, and finds himself wholly cured. But when he begs this healer to take him as a disciple, he is rejected and ordered to go home.


Waiting for Christmas: Meditations for Advent by John Henry

12-03-2023Book Recommendations

Saint John Henry Newman was one of the most beloved and well-known preachers of his time. Originally an Anglican priest, Newman converted to Catholicism and became a Catholic priest and cardinal. Known for his beautiful prose and exultant preaching, Newman has long been a source of inspiration for those in the Church.


Hope to Die Christian Meaning of Death & Resurrection by Hahn & Chapman

11-05-2023Book Recommendations

As Catholics, we believe in the resurrection of the body. We profess it in our creed. We're taught that to bury and pray for the dead are corporal and spiritual works of mercy. We honor the dead in our Liturgy through the Rite of Christian burial. We do all of this, and more, because when Jesus Christ took on flesh for the salvation of our souls he also bestowed great dignity on our bodies.


Bernadette Speaks: A Life of St. Bernadette Soubirous in Her Own Words by Laurentin Rene

10-01-2023Book Recommendations

This is a different kind of saint's biography-one that reads almost like a novel. In these pages Bernadette lives again. We follow her from birth to death, hearing her speak, watching her interact, experiencing with her the life-changing impact of the eighteen apparitions of the Virgin Mary at Lourdes.


The Church Rocks! Church History for Kids and their Parents and Teachers by Mary Lea Hill

09-01-2023Book Recommendations

Explore the life and history of the Church: The story of the Church is an epic drama, filled with adventure, danger, politics, sacrifice, and courage. Sister Mary Lea Hill tel ls this exciting story in a book sure to thrill children ages 10 and up, taking readers on a whirlwind tour of Church history that will enlighten and entertain everyone.


The Strange Sound by the Sea by Haley Stewart

08-01-2023Book Recommendations

Sister Seraphina and the sleuthing mice at Saint Wulfhilda’s Abbey School are back for a seaside adventure—and an unexpected lesson on the corporal works of mercy. On the shores of Lyme Regis, where G.K. Chesterton takes his holidays, a strange sound haunts the night….

Sister Seraphina and the other Sisters of Our Lady Star of the Sea have planned a seaside summer holiday for the students of Saint Wulfhilda’s School. The mice of Saint Michael and Saint George Church welcome the group, and the beach awaits the excited students. But why is it so dangerous to go out at night? Sister Seraphina and her students will need all their wits to piece together the puzzling clues—and save their holiday!


Forming Intentional Disciples by Weddell Sherry

07-01-2023Book Recommendations

How can we transmit a living, personal Catholic faith to future generations? By coming to know Jesus Christ , and fol lowing him as his disciples. As we emerge from a pandemic into a post-Christian world, these are times of immense challenge and enormous opportunity for the Catholic Church in the United States. Consider these statistics: Fully 10 percent of all adults in America are ex-Catholics. Nearly three-quarters of young Catholics think that they could be a good Catholic without going to Mass every Sunday. Catholic marriages have declined by almost two thirds since 1969, even as the number of Catholics in the Uni ted States has grown significantly.


For Real? Christ's Presence in the Eucharist by Dennis Lambert

06-01-2023Book Recommendations

The teaching of Christ's real presence in the Eucharist began with Jesus sharing with his apostles, followed by their education of early Church leaders, which extends to our priests and the Church of today.

Throughout all of this time, the baton never drops. The teaching has never changed from the original presentation of Jesus himself to the apostles gathered with him for the Last Supper.