"God gave me a father and mother more worthy of heaven than of earth." - Saint Thérèse of Lisieux
Status and wealth, power and fame: St. Thomas More had them all.
The Idea of the Church in Newman’s Tamworth Reading Room
Anthony of Padua has become one of the most popular saints, well known for the many favours granted through his intercession.
St Augustine was a bishop, is a father of the Church and a Doctor of the Church, but above all is a man with an extraordinary story to tell.
This is the remarkable and inspiring story of how the famous and revered Chief Rabbi of Rome, Israel Zolli, became a Christian and entered the Catholic Church after World War II
This is the story of the girl to whom the Blessed Virgin appeared as "a little young lady" and revealed herself as the Immaculate Conception.
Many may wonder why Newman was beatified, what was it that made him holy? The authors indicate an answer to this question. His was not a life of extraordinary signs and wonder
One of the best-loved martyrs, from the 1660’s whose lonely mission in the wilds of North York Moors has captured the imagination of people of all faiths.
John Carmel Heenan’s ambition was to be a parish priest yet he became Archbishop of Westminster and a Cardinal of the Catholic Church.
In this biography, Cardinal Manning is revealed as one of the greatest men of his age, an inspirational figurehead who inspired massive depth of affection.
St Catherine of Siena, mystic, doctor of the Church, patron of Italy and of Europe has always been considered one of the great women of the Church.
Friend, Critic, Defender
In renouncing the world of her time and embracing poverty, Clare risked everything to be a disciple of Christ.
Classic Catholic Converts presents the compelling stories of over 25 well-known converts to Catholicism from the 19th and 20th centuries.
An exhilarating conversion story of a devout Baptist who relates how he overcame his hostility to the Catholic Church by a combination of serious Bible study and vast research o
Here is the amazing account of how this simple man, without great expectations beyond saving souls, transformed an insignificant backwater parish in traumatised, post-revolution
Defenders of the faith have been raised up in every era of the Church to proclaim fidelity to the truth by their words and deeds.
Some 800 years ago Dominic Guzman and his ‘Order of Preachers’ criss-crossed the inhospitable paths of Europe to preach the Gospel and to combat the half-truths of their day.
2016 marks the 800th anniversary of the foundation of the Dominican Order of Preachers.
A powerful and moving story of the remarkable Jewish woman who converted to Catholicism, became a nun, achieved remarkable success in the male-dominated world of German philosop
Brilliant Oxford scholar, accomplished writer, and deacon of the Protestant Church, Campion became disenchanted with the ‘new religion’, and was ordained as a Catholic Priest in
Through the great men and women of the English Church we can see the continuous inspiration of the Catholic Faith in England as an unbroken tradition shaping life and work, hist
In this book a group of distinguished authors with varying interests champion the achievements of twenty-three seminal figures in the history of the English Church, from the sev