The heroism of the English priest-martyrs during penal times is hard to understate.
Mary and the Saints
St. Thomas More is widely recognized as the good-humored Renaissance humanist scholar who wrote Utopia and two decades later died a martyr's death in defense of papal primacy.
In Lay Saints: Ascetics and Penitents, Joan Carroll Cruz guides you through the lives of fifty-eight lay men and women who achieved the heights of sanctity.
In Lay Saints: Martyrs, Joan Carroll Cruz guides you through the lives of seventy-three lay men and women who achieved the heights of sanctity.
St.Thérèse of Lisieux, the Little Flower of Jesus, bore much suffering, from her mother's death when she was young to declining health and an untimely death during her time in t
Explaining the titles given to Mary in this famous prayer.
In 1902 in an Italian village a young girl, Maria Goretti, was murdered during a sexual attack.
This groundbreaking book looks at the major approved Marian apparitions of the last five centuries and relates them to important historical moments: the Reformation, the French
The Blessed Virgin Mary is venerated by many followers of Jesus Christ as an important part of their practice of the faith.
For the first time a noted historian of Christianity explores the full story of the emergence and development of the Marian cult in the early Christian centuries.
For the first time in the history of Marian writing, here is a book that co-ordinates and integrates the dogmatic truths underlying devotion to Mary with a solid, unsentimental,
This book offers a clear, beautiful exposition of Catholic beliefs about Mary.
This is the first archaeological and historical biography of the most fascinating and revered woman in history, Mary of Nazareth, the mother of Christ.
make up the very fabric of a lived Catholic Faith.
In this rich anthology of Newman's writing on Mary, we are invited to join in the spiritual journey and personal devotion of perhaps the greatest churchman of the last two hundr
Newman’s Meditations and Devotions was first published in 1893, three years after his death.
Most Catholics who know anything at all about Newman are familiar with his journey from Anglicanism to Rome.
For Catholics, devotion to Mary is part of our heritage and the life of our faith.
Our Lady’s appeal in 1917 to the three shepherd children of Fatima, for prayer for peace and for a deep conversion of heart, rings out from the site of her apparitions at the wo
Written by a pre-eminent authority, with brevity, economy and absence of novelty, speculation or merely "metaphorical expressions." Suffused with the spirit of faith and love be
Blessed be God in His angels and in His saints!
John Henry Newman was one of the most fasinating and important figures of the nineteenth century.
In Newman and History, Edward Short shows how important history was to all aspects of the life and work of Blessed John Henry Cardinal Newman.
Presenting aspects of the life of Cardinal Newman and letting him speak to us in his own words.
Strange looks at the model of holiness Newman offers us to us all, on the occasion of his canonisation, a moment the Church recognises officially that Newman offers a model of h
The strong and continuing interest in John Henry Newman, particularly following his beatification by Pope Benedict XVI on his visit to Britain in 2010, brought the thought that
A Spiritual Biography of St Philip Howard
Four years before the Solemn Definition of the Dogma of the Immaculate Conception in 1854, Dom Gueranger published his monumental work, Memoire sur la Question de l'Immaculae Co
Here are the important and influential writings of a Christian mystic and early father of the church. Origen (c.
Who would have thought that the Blessed Mother would choose to come to Fatima, that remote farming village on a rocky slope in Portugal?
Canonised on the 16th June 2002, Saint Pio of Pietrelcina, better known as Padre Pio, had already become one of the saints whose intercession is most called upon, often with ama
Padre Pio died September 23, 1968, his funeral attended by over 100,000 people.
A fast-paced, fascinating life. From poor peasant to Pope.
A beautifully printed, Bible paper volume of Newman's most profound devotional writings.
St Therese prayed for priests out of love for them and for the souls they touch.
An insight into the heart of St Ignatius opens us to the heart and prayer of Pope Francis, the first Jesuit pope.
The texts and music contained in this book are set out for the convenience of singers accompanying celebrations, in the Extraordinary Form, of feast days peculiar to England and
A Triptych in Honor of Mary Immaculate
Newman's Own Selection of His Sermons
The Devotion of the Seven Sorrows in a beautiful full colour presentation, illustrated by the sequence of stained glass windows in the chapel at Nazareth House, Cardiff.
Saint Aloysius Gonzaga (1568-1591) was a prince of the Holy Roman Empire who renounced his titles and wealth to serve God and the Church as a member of the Society of Jesus.
Helen Walker Homan contributes her third volume to the Vision Books series of saints for youth in this story of the life of the greatly beloved St Anthony of Padua.
St Bruno was born in Cologne around 1030. He studied at the university in Rheims, where he later taught, and was Rector of Studies for twenty years. Chosen in 1080 as the new
Excellent, popular, definitive life of the saint to whom the Medal was given by Our Lady. Tells both her story and that of the Miraculous Medal apparitions.
The story of St Clare is one of great love for both God and neighbour.
Catherine Beebe presents a dramatic account of the incredible life of St Dominic in this tenth title in the popular Vision Books series of saints for youth 9 - 15 years old.
All Christians know his name. Few truly know the man.
Set against the colorful background of power struggles in imperial Rome and battling Roman legions, this is the exciting story of St Helena, mother of the Emperor Constantine, w
This Vision book for youth 9 - 15 years old tells the exciting, dramatic story of St Ignatius of Loyola and the order he founded, the Society of Jesus.
A Vision book containing the enthralling story of the great modern apostle of youth, Saint John Bosco, and his best-loved pupil who became a saint, Dominic Savio.
The amazing story of the ordinary parish priest who transformed his parish and worked great miracles.
Accompanied by vivid illustrations, this re-telling of the life of St Joseph shows how he followed God by loving Mary his wife, and acting as foster-father to the child Jesus.
Though written for children 12 and older, this is also the best biography for adults of St.
Saint Margaret Mary and the Promises of the Sacred Heart tells the amazing story of the holy French nun, from her painful childhood (when she spent nearly four bed-ridden years
The story of the Roman soldier who became a Christian and later a Bishop.
Prophetess of Eucharistic Love.
A beautifully illustrated life of the friend of Jesus and first Pope.
The story for children 10 and up of St. Rose of Lima, who became a hermit in her own home--rather than go to a convent--and how she became a great Saint.
Shows how St Thomas was big, quiet and slow to speak, thus being called the "Dumb Ox" by fellow students.
Most female saints familiar to Catholics today belonged to religious orders and lived long ago.
These pages remind us that God's grace can conquer every human flaw . . .
French priests enter a war zone where captured Westerners are paraded before their captors, tortured, and then beheaded. Their desecrated bodies get dumped by the roadside.
Round One: St. Augustine vs Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Seventeen Holy Warriors Who Can Teach You How to Fight the Good Fight and Vanquish Your Ancient Enemy
During the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass, 46 Saints are mentioned in the Ordinary and Canon, from familiar ones as the Blessed Virgin Mary to obscure ones like Cosmas and Damian, t
And Other Catholic Witnesses to the Fate of the Damned
Mary has made herself all to all, and opens her merciful heart to all, that all may receive of her fullness; the sick, health; those in affliction, comfort; the sinner, pardon;
Fulton J. Sheen turned his voice and pen to many subjects during the course of a long and remarkable apostolate.
There are more than sixty shrines in honour of Our Lady in England. Most were founded in the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries, and from the start they were noted places of p
'Sister Wendy's deep and insightful commentaries are utterly unique. You will want this splendid book for yourself but also to give to others.' Delia Smith
Foreword by Dr. Paul Thigpen
"The whole world groaned and was amazed to find itself Arian", so cried Saint Jerome.
This short, beautifully illustrated, book serves as introduction to Francis for all those who may be interested in the saint.
Reflections on the Miracle of the Sun.
The St Michael Prayer is once again being prayed daily for the intention of Religious Liberty in America!
During the reigns of Elizabeth I and James I it was high treason, and therefore death, to be a Catholic priest in England.
As a cancer sufferer himself, Peregrine Laziosi, a 13th century religious, has long been acknowledged as the special companion of people living with cancer.
A little book about the great Archangel Raphael, who is the Patron of Healing, of Happy Meetings, of Marriage, of Joy and of Travel.
Chesterton reveals the marvelous clarity of Thomas’s mind and highlights “the intense rightness of his sense of the relation between the mind and the real thing outside the mind
The Rosary is one of the most popular of all Christian forms of prayer, but few of us pause to reflect on its origins and extraordinary history in the Church.
"When England returns to Walsingham, Our Lady will return to England," said Pope Leo XIII (1810-1903).
This great Spanish saint (1515-1582), mystic and Doctor of the Church spearheaded the reform of the Carmelite order, founding dozens of new convents in her own lifetime.
Teresa (1515-1582), a Spanish mystic, is considered to be one of the most profound spiritual teachers in the history of Christianity, The Interior Castle is Teresa's masterpiece
The Priest Who Out-Talked the Devil
Life of the great St. John Vianney (1786-1859).
The Life of Saint Anthony of the Desert. The Holy Rule of Saint Benedict, and the Twelve Degrees of Humility and Pride
The great Doctor of the Church, St.
Come to know the house of the Virgin Mary which, according to numberless saints, scores of popes, and many official documents of the Vatican (and to protect it from the depredat
Continuously popular since it first appeared in 1977, The Incorruptibles remains the acknowledged classic on the bodies of Saints that did not undergo decomposition after death,
A masterpiece that combines the visions of four great Catholic mystics into one coherent story on the life of the Blessed Virgin Mary.
"Francis, go and build up My house, which thou seest, is falling into ruin." To fulfill this command of Our Lord, St Francis of Assisi (1181-1226) began by restoring physical ch
"Papa, what's the new baby's name?" asked one of the Martin girls.
Sister, it couldn't have happened!" declared the priest. "It was all a dream, like the other time." But Sister Catherine was sure she had truly seen Our Lady.
In this book, the author offers a clear and structured overview of theology and doctrine concerning Mary set in a historical perspective.
This official collection (raccolta) of the Church's prayers and devotions was published in English in 1957.