The nature, joy, and sorrows of Purgatory--its fire, mental agony, how to avoid it, etc.
A classic of Christian spirituality and a famous meditation on the love of God and his presence in suffering, with a new introduction by A. N. Wilson.
Robert Bellarmine (1542-1621), a Jesuit as well as a leading theologian of the Counter-Reformation, had an enormous effect on the religious life of his age.
In a time when the very idea of the Christian family is being lost, the role of the father has been devalued to the point of seeming optional.
Being a mother is one of the most essential roles any woman can have, yet in today’s world it has become one of the lowest status occupations, undervalued and underrewarded.
We live in a time of constant change, when the latest fashions and technology dominate popular culture, and society seems to be moving further away from God.
"My priest is My other self; I love him, but he must be holy."
Seventeen Holy Warriors Who Can Teach You How to Fight the Good Fight and Vanquish Your Ancient Enemy
Probably the greatest classic on surrendering our wills to Divine Providence (God's will).
Fulton J. Sheen turned his voice and pen to many subjects during the course of a long and remarkable apostolate.
Pope Francis says "God never tires of forgiving us; we are the ones who tire of seeking his mercy".
John Dalrymple wrote many spiritual classics, all stemming from his conviction that prayer is the most important element in Christian living.
Most Christians want to live an active faith yet feel perplexed about how to do so.
As a cancer sufferer himself, Peregrine Laziosi, a 13th century religious, has long been acknowledged as the special companion of people living with cancer.
Reflections on Catholic Doctrine and Devotion.
"See that you despise not one of these little ones: for I say to you, that their angels in heaven always see the face of my father who is in heaven." -Matthew, 18:10
A Celebration in Icons.
Written by an anonymous English monk during the late fourteenth century, The Cloud of Unknowing puts forth a method of contemplation that stresses the importance of the understa
The Foundations of Western Monasticism: The Life of Saint Anthony of the Desert. The Holy Rule of Saint Benedict, and the Twelve Degrees of Humility and Pride
St. Antony of the Desert, St. Benedict of Nursia, and St. Bernard of Clairvaux rise above all other figures in Catholic history as guides.
This little book reveals one of God's greatest "secrets"--how He governs the world by assigning an Angel to watch over each person, diocese, town, parish, etc.
An invitation to all to develop an ever deepening love for Jesus truly present in the Blessed Sacrament. Fr.
After the Bible, The Imitation of Christ by Thomas à Kempis is the favorite book of Catholics throughout the world and has been the spiritual guide of the saints since it first
The Interior Castle by St Teresa of Avila presents a remarkable description of the entire spiritual life from the first release from mortal sin into Sanctifying Grace through th
"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