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Results 1 - 24 of There is nothing like reading a great book! Catholic books have played a significant role in the history of the written word. In the past. As a Catholic bibliophile I'm always hunting for the next must-read book. But with a religious tradition spanning two millennia, thousands of. A brand new year means brand new books. To get your reading list for started, here are seventeen brand new Catholic books you need to.
Related A story about. Spiritual Combat is the best book ever. It goes a level beyond Imitation of Christ and Intro to Devout Life both of which are pretty intense if taken seriously. Francis de Sales carried it with him everywhere, pretty good endorsement there.
Check it out! A bit slow in the beginning, but then… I would definitely recommend it to anyone. It taught me how important contemplation is for a catholic.
Hi am seminarian Gaudensio Jada from catholic archdiocese of juba south sudan i need support from the experts of spiritual directors. Perfect list. Christ, The life of the soul by Bl. Columba Marmion. This is one of the most outstanding books I have read. Every Catholic who is serious about living as God wants them to should read it. I heard the Soul of the Apostolate by Dom Chautard is excellent as well. I would recommend classic literature.
Josemaria Escriva. Compliments on your new blog. These are great books! We are blessed with so many wonderful books that it would be very difficult to limit a list to five.
Thanks, Todd! It was hard to narrow it down. At some point, I will write a more complete list. I need to read the Seven Storey Mountain. Sorry, we didn't find anything. Putting the Gentle in Gentleman. Here are five of the books I recommend for every Catholic man. The Introduction to the Devout Life by St. The Secret of Mary by St. The Confessions of St. Get a copy of this book and leave it on your nightstand. Read it again and again. Conclusion The saints have made it clear—if we want to grow spiritually, we must read the writings of those who have gone before us.
Liked this post? The Introduction to the Devout Life by St. Francis de Sales, known for his kindness and wisdom. Francis wrote dozens of books and tracts, but by far his best loved book is Introduction to the Devout Life.
Francis realized that all Catholics could benefit from these conversations, and he compiled them into book form. Instead, it points out the path to holiness for every Catholic, no matter his state in life. If you think being a saint is impractical or impossible, read Introduction to the Devout Life and think again. The Secret of Mary by St. It seemed unnecessary, even a distraction from what was really important.
Then, at the urging of others, I read St. I was immediately blown away by just how Christ-centered Marian devotion is, and how practical it is for growth in holiness. Bloomington, IN: Xlibris, IBSN Louis, MO Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, Kevin W. Revised Edition. Reviewed by Stephen S. Collegeville: Liturgical Press, Essential Writings. Selected with an Introduction by Michelle Jones.
Modern Spiritual Masters series. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, Ryan J. Tracy J. Gewerbestrasse, Switzerland: Springer, Reviewed by Nathan R. Can I Get A Witness? Maryknoll, NY: Orbis, Agnes M. Maryknoll NY: Orbis Books, Reviewed by James T. Stephen OKEY.
Collegeville, Minnesota: Liturgical Press Academic, Reviewed by Jayne L.
Cistercian Fathers and Forefathers: Essays and Conferences. Edited by Patrick F.
Vanderbilt University Press, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA. Collegeville, Minn: Liturgical Press, Reviewed by Walter N. Erin M. Washington, D. The Church in Iraq. Translated by Edward Condon.
Andrew J. Gunter, Joseph G. Mueller, SJ, and Catherine E. Reviewed by Joseph A. Xavier University, Cincinnati, OH Steven D. Theology from the Great Tradition. Historical, Theological, and Sociological Foundations. Martyrs of Hope: Seven U. Missioners In Central America. Rome: Casa Editrice Miscellanea Francescana, Reviewed by Peter C. Indagine biblico-teologica introduttiva per ripensare la cristologia sapienziale nei vangeli sinotti. Rome: Casa Editrice Miscellania Francescana. Collegeville, Minnesota: Liturgical Press, Reviewed by Robert P.
Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, Mercedes L. Ambrose University, Davenport, IA Michael J.
Kevin M. Reviewed by Matthew R. Eckhard J. Cistercian Fathers vol. Collegeville, MN: Cistercian Publications, Reviewed by Patrick F.
Derek C. Eugene, OR: Pickwick Publications, The Seven Deadly Sins. Thomas G.
Charles E. Moral Traditions Series. Georgetown University Press, Joseph D. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, , pp. Reviewed by Wilburn T.