Waiting for Christ: Meditations For Advent & Christmas by Newman John Henry

12-01-2022Recommended Reading

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.

In this new and compact compilation of his sermons, you’re invited to journey with St. John Henry Newman through Advent into Christmas and Epiphany, meditating on the coming of Christ and the Christian life. Newman’s masterful knowledge of the lives of the saints, Catholic doctrine, and, above all, Sacred Scripture, will help you immerse yourself in these liturgical seasons of waiting, wondering, and joy.

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Strength in Darkness: Wisdom From John of the Cross

11-01-2022Recommended Reading

How will I get through this? Will I ever feel God's love again? Have you hit a roadblock in your relationship with the Lord? Prayer, once filled with insight and consolation, now feels like you are talking into a void. Events in your life that you could have walked away from at one time now settle in the pit of your stomach like dead weight. When all roads seem impassable where do you turn? John of the Cross offers you his wise counsel as a roadmap through rough terrain. He beckons you to follow your ascent to God through darkness.

Keeping Mary Close: Devotion to Our Lady Through Ages by Aquilina & Gruber

10-01-2022Recommended Reading

If you've ever wondered what devotion to Mary is all about, you'll treasure this one-of-a-kind, popular glimpse into the early Church's life, doctrine, and devotion to Our Lady. Through lively stories, teachings of the Church fathers, and evidence from ancient archaeology,

The authors invite you to enter the fascinating world of the early Christians, giving you an imaginative glimpse into how they demonstrated their love for Mary through their prayers, art, and daily life. Along the way, you'll gain a deeper understanding of Mary's role in your own life and that of the Church today.

Plan Of Life: Habits To Help You Grow Closer To God by Roger J. Londry

09-01-2022Recommended Reading

There is no better time to change your life than to change it right now, says Father Roger J. Landry, and Plan of Life is the guide you 'II need. Landry discusses how people form habits, and how in particular you can form holy habits, habits that will bring you closer to Jesus. It represents a "treasure chest" of practices to help you grow happier, holier, and closer to God every day.

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Shepherd Who Didnt Run Fr Stanley Rother Martyr From Oklahoma by Maria Ruiz Scaperlanda

08-01-2022Recommended Reading

"The shepherd cannot run at the first sign of danger." – Fr. Stanley Francis Rother

Fr. Stanley Rother was true to his word. He did not run. And was martyred at the age of 46.

Fr. Stanley arrived in Guatemala in 1968, and immediately identified with his parishioners' simple, farming lifestyle. He learned their languages, prepared them for the Sacraments, and cared for their needs.

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Carlo Acutis God's Computer Genius by Ellen Lacbreque

07-01-2022Recommended Reading

Ciao! Meet Carlo: an Italian fifteen-year-old techie who loved coding, video games, animals, and also lived a life that put him on the highway to heaven! Set to become the first millennial saint, Blessed Carlo Acutis was a vibrant, faith filled Italian teenager who loved technology and the Eucharist. This kid-friendly biography is the perfect introduction to Carlo’s fascinating and moving story. You Can Be a Saint! is a series of kid-friendly biographies about the many inspiring, diverse, and holy people on the path to sainthood.

Features of the series: Written in an engaging, narrative form, Colorful, playful illustrations and design, Fun and informative sidebars, Perfect for children ages 8-11 & Durable, high-quality hardcover.

St. Teresa Of Avila Gods Troublemaker by Song-I Yoon

06-01-2022Recommended Reading

St. Teresa of Avila's amazing life is vibrantly depicted in this full-color, illustrated biography for children ages 9-12.

The Shoujo-Manga style graphic novel opens with a young Teresa running away from her home in Spain to convert the Moors and be a martyr for God. As she gets older, Teresa continues to be a troublemaker for her family, this time placing social life and status before her relationship with God. Her father and older sister send her to study with the Carmelite nuns in the hope that she will learn obedience and discipline. When Teresa comes home from the convent, they realize that they have received more than they had bargained for: Teresa had heard Jesus' call to follow him. She was ready to leave home so that she could do his work as a Carmelite sister.

Teresa causes trouble now in Spain, but in the name of Jesus' mission. She creates a reformed Carmelite Order that spreads all over the country. Young readers will be captivated by St. Teresa's conversion to the heart of Jesus and her bravery in the face of great adversity.

Keeping Mary Close: Devotion To Our Lady Through Ages by Aquilina & Gruber

05-01-2022Recommended Reading

If you've ever wondered what devotion to Mary is all about, you'll treasure this one of a kind, popular glimpse into the early Church's life, doctrine, and devotion to Our Lady. Through lively stories, teachings of the Church fathers, and evidence from ancient archaeology, the authors invite you to enter the fascinating world of the early Christians, giving you an imaginative glimpse into how they demonstrated their love for Mary through their prayers, art, and daily life. Along the way, you'll gain a deeper understanding of Mary's role in your own life and that of the Church today.

Hope Always Our Anchor In Life's Storm by Frank Kris

04-01-2022Recommended Reading

Of the three cardinal virtues of faith, hope, and charity, hope may be the hardest to define. A deceptively simple virtue, people often reduce hope to a mere optimism about the future, or they may see it as synonymous with trust in God. In Hope Always, Kris Frank, a popular Catholic speaker and youth minister, offers his down to earth and personal reflections on hope and how this crucial but often misunderstood virtue can change our perspective on life’s difficulties.

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Life of Christ by Fulton Sheen

03-01-2022Recommended Reading

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.