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What I Wish I'd Known When I Was Single
John offers "The Parable of the Piano" as a metaphor for the young adult experience; sitting alone on a piano bench with a piece of music, "Matrimony: A Duet" propped up in front of you. As people come by and offer their suggestions ("You could...

03.12.2015

The Life and Teachings of Jesus Christ (Life & Teachings #2)
New research and discussion continues to cast greater illumination on the life of the Savior. This collection of highly accessible essays by respected, prominent LDS scholars delves into aspects of the Savior's life and ministry from the Mount of...

03.02.2015

Sex Au Naturel
Sex Au Naturel: What It Is and Why It s Good For Your Marriage by radio host Patrick Coffin is a bracing ride across the landscape of the Catholic sexual ethic. If you re looking for intellectual ammo with which to defend and explain the...

26.10.2016

Our Lady of Kibeho
Thirteen years before the bloody 1994 genocide that swept across Rwanda and left more than a million people dead, the Virgin Mary and Jesus Christ appeared to eight young people in the remote village of Kibeho. Through these visionaries, Mary and...

01.01.2016

Surprised by Truth 3
These tales will do for you what these converts had to do for themselves: answer the most common objections to Catholicism -- and answer them in terms that non-Catholics find familiar and easy to understand.These stories will remind you of the...

23.07.2017

Sun-Bonnet Sisters
Written nearly 30 years ago, which might account for the less than appealing title. It's another book that's been on my shelf for probably that long. But it's an interesting collection of short bios of early pioneer women who'd left enough...

01.06.2016

Covenant and Communion
Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger's election as Pope Benedict XVI brought a world-class biblical theologian to the papacy. There is an intensely biblical quality to his pastoral teaching and he has demonstrated a keen concern for the authentic...

16.01.2014

Jesus of Nazareth
The momentous third and final volume in the Pope’s international bestselling Jesus of Nazareth series, detailing how the stories of Jesus’ infancy and childhood are as relevant today as they were two thousand years ago. In...

09.06.2017

Catholic for a Reason IV
Marriage and family life lived according to God's plan can change lives and change the world! Catholic for a Reason IV explores the Scriptural basis for the Catholic understanding of marriage. Join Scott and Kimberly Hahn, Mike Aquilina, and ten...

05.05.2018

I Know The Modern Prophets
Learn fun and interesting facts about the LDS Church presidents as boys.

19.12.2012

The Rule of Our Warfare
The Blessed John Henry Cardinal Newman, C.O. was an Anglican convert to Roman Catholicism, later made a cardinal, and in 1991 proclaimed 'Venerable'. In early life he was a major figure in the Oxford Movement to bring the Church of England back to...

13.03.2017

Listen My Son
Listen, My Son (the opening words of Benedict's Rule) breaks the Rule into small daily portions and provides commentary specifically geared to help men be better husbands and parents. Without underestimating the emotional, spiritual, and physical...

27.07.2015

Signs of Life
Scott Hahn, the bestselling author of The Lamb’s Supper and Reasons to Believe, celebrates the touchstones of the Catholic life, guiding readers to a deeper faith through the Church’s rites, customs, and traditional prayers....

03.11.2017

Earth
Tracing the earth's origins from long before it came into existence, this book explores in vivid detail each important event that occurred until mortality began for Adam and Eve. The author also examines the surprising and significant effects of the...

09.03.2015

Doctrinal Commentary on the Book of Mormon, Volumes 1-4
As the keystone of our religion, the Book of Mormon is high-priority reading. Naturally, it is read with varying degrees of comprehension, and many of us need assistance to deepen our understanding. This four volume commentary focuses on the most...

17.09.2015

Victory Over Vice
Venerable Fulton J. Sheen (1895-1979) may soon be a saint but his writing is a big bore. Well, maybe I expected differently from this book. Maybe, I also thought that this...

07.03.2015

Wife Mother & Mystic
The story of Blessed Anna-Maria Taigi, a woman singled out at the age of twenty-one, to receive revelations from Our Lord and the Blessed Mother, which continued until her death. In her visions she foresaw much of the political turmoil that took...

20.04.2016

Mother Angelica's Little Book of Life Lessons and Everyday Spirituality
""Everything starts with one person . . . I don't care if you're 5 or 105, God from all eternity chose you to be where you are, at this time in history, to change the world." "If you are following God, He never shows you the end. It's always a...

19.09.2014

Set All Afire
A superb novel of St. Francis Xavier - apostle to the Orient. Saint Francis Xavier's life is, in itself, a dramatic story. With humility and deep religious conviction, the famous Catholic novelist Louis de Wohl takes us into the mind and heart of...

20.07.2017

The Slow-Ripening Fruits of Mothering
How are you doing as a mom? If you're like most of us, you base your assessment on appearances: how the children are behaving, the progress they're making, the evidences you see that they're moving forward. After all, as Matthew 7:17 tells us, "By...

14.01.2017

True Miracles with Genealogy
"True Miracles with Genealogy ~ Help from Beyond the Veil" is a collection of family history research stories written by ordinary people with extraordinary experiences. Each account is unique. Each is a miracle. Each will inspire readers as they...

24.02.2015

Searching for and Maintaining Peace
It is really interesting to see how God works. I have been a Catholic actively trying to live my faith for more than two decades. This book has helped me more profoundly than any book I've read in the last ten years. What is a mystery to me...

07.09.2013

Pope Names
For a thousand years men have taken a new name when they become pope.Today the choice of name is the very first decision a new pope makes, before his election is even announced to the public.How has this practice changed over time?...

04.03.2015

The Healer's Art
The beloved painting Christ Healing at the Well of Bethesda provides the inspiration for this exploration of the vital link between our faith and Christ’s healing power. The authors use various scenes from the painting to symbolize our different...

15.01.2014

The Writings of Camilla Eyring Kimball
The things I knew about Camilla Kimball before I read this book....1) She was the wife of a prophet. 2) She loved education and continual learning.The things I know about Camilla Kimball now....She was a sweet, humble, simple, real woman who...

07.06.2015

Thirsting for Prayer
"What the world most needs today is prayer. It is prayer that will give birth to all the renewals, healings, deep and fruitful transformations we all want for society today.... I am more and more convinced that everything comes from prayer and that,...

26.07.2017

All Things Girl
All Things Girl is the best-selling book series for tweens that reveals what it means to be a Daughter of the King in all aspects of life: friends, manners, hygiene, modesty, and so much more. Girls learn the answer to important questions such as...

08.04.2013

The Little Oratory
Keeping a faithful prayer life with your family isn't easy. From herding distracted children to managing the seemingly endless litany of prayers and devotions, our spiritual life all too often feels frantic and burdensome.This isn't the way it...

17.08.2016

The book of the foundations of S. Teresa
Je n'ay pas seulement leu en divers traitez ; mais j'ay éprouvé combien il importe de pratiquer l'obeïssance. C'est par elle que l'on s'avance dans le service de Dieu, que l'on acquiert l'humilité, et que l'on se guerit de...

05.04.2014

Compendium
Pope Benedict XVI gives the Church the "food" that it seeks in the 598 questions and answers comprising the official summary of the Catechism of the Catholic Church. Because of the book's format, parents, pastors, teachers, principals, and...

26.11.2015

That's What Friends Are for
Joni Hilton is an award-winning playwright, the author of 20 books, and holds a Master of Fine Arts degree in writing from USC. She is frequently published in major magazines and contributes columns to MeridianMagazine.com. She hosts a call-in...

08.04.2018

Love
The thirteenth president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) from 1985 until his death and was United States Secretary of Agriculture for both of the administrations of U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower.On...

05.12.2015

Seek First the Kingdom
"Our sovereign God watches over history the history of nations as well as our personal history and is actively involved in its drama and] development." Cardinal Donald Wuerl In this signature book Cardinal Donald W. Wuerl lays out a solid...

30.07.2015

It is Better to Look Up
Through the years, the General Authorities and general officers of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have shared accounts of poignant personal experiences in their general conference addresses. In this collection, more than fifty...

28.12.2016

The Rosary
"As premier disciple and model of the Church, Mary shows us how to place all the pieces of our personal stories, even those that are sharp-edged, into the greater story of salvation."--FROM THE INTRODUCTION

26.03.2018

You Can Never Get Enough of What You Don't Need
How much is enough?Why does it seem we are always looking for more? In her wonderfully unique style, author Mary Ellen Edmunds suggests that You Can Never Get Enough of What You Don't Need because what you don't need never satisfies. "I...

21.01.2015

Nine Words
Nobody grows up wanting to lead a meaningless or unsatisfying life. No one yearns to be incomplete or frustrated or to lack a destiny or purpose. Who would want that? Deep within each of us, God has implanted the desire to be...

12.08.2017

Angels of God
“Angels are a large part of reality and, as with other large parts of reality—speeding Mack trucks, for example, or looming brick walls—we benefit greatly from their service, and we ignore them at our peril.”—From the IntroductionAngels...

09.11.2012

Life Lessons from the Book of Mormon
Using unique personal experiences, quotes from trusted Church leaders, and compelling stories that touch hearts and enlighten minds, Jack Christianson and K. Douglas Bassett have created a guidebook to life that will leave a lasting impression....

24.03.2013

What Jesus Really Said about the End of the World
From the Mayans to Martin Luther to modern doomsday preachers, there s a long list of people who predicted the end of the age and got it wrong. Does Jesus belong on that list? After all, in the Gospel of Matthew he seems to indicate the end will...

18.06.2016

Memorable Stories and Parables by Boyd K. Packer
President Boyd K. Packer, the President of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, was set apart to this position on February 3, 2008. Previously, he was Acting President of the Quorum of the Twelve...

03.08.2014

Under the Mantle
Fr. Donald Calloway, MIC, deftly shares his personal insights on topics including Divine Mercy, the Eucharist, the papacy, the Church, confession, prayer, the cross, masculinity, and femininity. The Blessed Virgin Mary is the central thread weaving...

10.02.2018

Seeker of the Gentle Heart
one of my very favorite books.. has so much good history involved.. i loved it..

24.03.2018

The Hidden Power of Kindness
I'm on page 32, and I'm not sure about this book. It purports itself as a practical guide, but I haven't come across a single practical advice yet. It's all words, words, words... Describing what kindness is, how it helps -- just I guess trying to...

16.03.2014

Using the Signs of the Times to Strengthen Your Testimony
I am so glad I picked this book up. This is the first time I have studied the signs of the times, and haven't felt insanely afraid. David J. Ridges does a great job bringing it all back to the reasons we are given these signs in the first place:...

17.01.2017

The American Catholic Almanac
WHAT DO BUFFALO BILL , JOHN F. KENNEDY, VINCE LOMBARDI , DOROTHY DAY, FULTON SHEEN, AND ANDY WARHOL HAVE IN COMMON? They’re all Catholics who have shaped America. In this page-a-day history, 365 inspiring stories celebrate...

17.10.2017

Abandonment to Divine Providence
French writer JEAN PIERRE DE CAUSSADE (1675-1751) believed that the present moment is holy and that people should abandon themselves to present, a stance that is it stark contrast to the Catholic focus on the future and life after death. For de...

23.07.2014

DC Universe Illustrated by Neal Adams Vol. 2
Over the years, many artists have contributed to the look of comics but the most influential and popular may be Neal Adams, who in the late 1960s changed the look of comics forever with his photorealistic style that updated the image of Batman,...

07.03.2017

Catholic Evidence Training Outlines
Frank Sheed was a Catholic apologist and street-corner speaker originally from Australia. He lived in London from 1926 onward. Unlike many of the other prominent Catholic writers in England at that time Sheed was not a convert, but raised Catholic...

07.12.2016

Sex Is Like An Apple Don't Spoil A Good Thing
My issue with this is things like the part when discussing porn, he tells the children that they won't be worthy of their eternal companion, and the celestial kingdom. This seems to contradict the point of repentance and forgiveness, or what the...

23.05.2015

Mormon Beliefs and Doctrines Made Easier
In this quick reference volume, noted teacher and gospel scholar David J. Ridges uses years of research to provide concise information on hundreds of beliefs and doctrines taught by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. You will find this...

16.02.2015

He Leadeth Me
He Leadeth Me is the deeply moving personal story of one man's spiritual odyssey and the unflagging faith which enabled him to survive the horrendous ordeal that wrenched his body and spirit to near collapse. Captured by the Russian army during...

16.08.2017

A Wise, Blue Autumn
Like the fictional Marcus, I'm a storyteller. I see (and feel) stories in everything, and take joy in bringing those stories to life for my family and my students and my friends. And occasionally, the people to whom I tell my stories seem to enjoy...

25.03.2014

If Your Mind Wanders at Mass
Thomas Howard (b. 1935) is a highly acclaimed writer and scholar.He was raised in a prominent Evangelical home (his sister is well-known author and former missionary 29.07.2016

Letters from Medjugorje
About the AuthorWayne Weible has authored eight books on his experiences and investigations of the reported apparitions of the Blessed Virgin Mary in the village of Medjugorje, all which have become international best sellers. His first...

21.02.2018

The Discernment of Spirits
St. Ignatius Loyola, founder of the Jesuits, is one of the most influential spiritual leaders of all time, yet many readers find his Rules for Discernment hard to understand. What can Ignatius teach us about the discernment of spirits...

02.11.2014

I Believe in Love
A friend loaned Fr. d'Elbee's treasure of a book to me as an introduction to the spirituality of St. Therese of Lisieux. This book presents ten retreat conferences based loosely on the spirituality of St. Therese of Lisieux, and to a lesser extent,...

16.03.2018

The Constitution
This book is excellent. It's a super easy read (Just over 30 pages long), but it packs a solid punch in those 30 pages.Ezra Taft Benson, the former Secretary of Agriculture in the Eisenhower administration, as well as the former president...

21.09.2015

Trusting God with St. Therese
Are your fears, weaknesses, doubts, and anger keeping you from intimacy with Christ? Do you struggle with despair? Let St. Therese teach you perfect trust. Learn how Therese of Lisieux trusted God through tragedy, scruples, spiritual...

11.05.2014

Spiritual Passages
“Although what follows comes out of my experience of almost half a century as a Catholic Christian, I write with a view to other Christians as well. . . I have often found Evangelical Protestant Christians very receptive because they had little...

27.10.2013

The Apostolate of Holy Motherhood
Dr. Mark Miravalle, husband, permanent deacon, and father of eight, earned his Sacred Theological Doctorate at the Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas in Rome. Dr. Miravalle has been teaching at the Franciscan University of Steubenville...

15.02.2018

Medjugorje The Message
With refreshing candor and self-deprecating humor, Wayne takes the reader with him on the adventure to Medjugorje that radically and permanently changed his life.  You will discover the apparitions of the Blessed Mother along with him, as he...

01.02.2015

Mary in Scripture, Liturgy, and the Catholic Tradition
Examines the invigorating presence of Mary in the mystery of the redemption that is the heart of the life of the church. The author contemplates her presence in the course of Scripture, human and ecclesial history, the church fathers, the mystics,...

22.12.2014

The Fulfillment of All Desire
Ralph Martin, drawing upon the teaching of seven acknowledged ?Spiritual Doctors? of the Church, presents an in-depth study of the journey to God. This book provides encouragement and direction for the pilgrim who desires to know, love, and serve...

17.01.2018

Tennis Shoes Among the Nephites COMPLETE SET
Okay first, there is something I need to get off my chest... I LOVE THESE BOOKS!!! There, all better. ;) hahaThese books are some of the most interesting books I have ever read. They are full of adventure, action, intrigue, romance, history,...

28.01.2014

Understanding the Scriptures
Dr. Scott Hahn was born in 1957, and has been married to Kimberly since 1979. He and Kimberly have six children and are expecting their fifth grandchild. An...

13.06.2016

Living in the Millennium
The Savior taught through the Prophet Joseph Smith that the time will come when "he that liveth in righteousness shall be changed in the twinkling of an eye, and the earth shall pass away so as by fire" (Doctrine and Covenants 43:32).What do...

14.03.2018

Best-Loved Stories Of The LDS People
This is the first in a series of books containing more than 200 favorite stories of members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Stories of courage, hope, faith, and love: such as the story of the crickets and the seagulls, young...

07.01.2018

Contentment
“Wherefore, be not weary in well-doing, for ye are laying the foundation of a great work. And out of small things proceedeth that which is great.” —D&C 64:33Caring for small children or keeping track of teenagers often leaves many women...

29.07.2017

The Mediator
President Boyd K. Packer, the President of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, was set apart to this position on February 3, 2008. Previously, he was Acting President of the Quorum of the Twelve...

12.06.2017

In the Company of Prophets
Over the years in general conference, we have seen the presidents of the Church in their official capacity as they have taught and testified to the Saints. But there is another side of these men we don't often see— their day-to-day work, their...

24.03.2016

Surprised by Truth 2
This collection of testimonies by people who've found new life in the Catholic Church is one of the most potent weapons for the Faith ever crafted These authors don't just tell their stories -- they also give you an insider's view of the fatal...

25.09.2016

Just Married
This is now the book I'm going to give newlyweds. I wish we'd had it when we got married. I wasn't religious at all then and my husband was not a practicing Catholic. Nevertheless, I stand by that. It would have helped us tremendously.I...

25.02.2017

The Gospel of Matthew
ABOUT THE GOSPEL OF MATTHEWThis is not quite as good as the previous books I've gotten in the series (The Gospel of Mark, Corinthians I and II). Partway through I began feeling the way Homer Simpson did about the Bible, "What a preachy...

10.01.2018

Teachings of the Book of Mormon
I loved every bit of it. Being a transcript of his Book of Mormon class at BYU, it is rough and very free-form compared to his other edited and academic writings. If you are a fan of Nibley as I am, you will enjoy watching his train of thought...

11.03.2014

All Things Girl
All Things Girl is the best-selling book series for tweens that reveals what it means to be a Daughter of the King in all aspects of life: friends, manners, hygiene, modesty, and so much more. Girls learn the answer to important questions such as...

24.08.2015

The Holy Ghost
This book stars slow and ends the same way, but the middle had many a gem and I am really glad I finished it. Felt like they presented many insights and things I had not previously considered. It was worth reading. pg 16:The Holy Ghost has no...

28.06.2017

Ascent of Mount Carmel
Thomas Merton called John of the Cross "the greatest of all mystical theologians." This volume represents a contemporary English edition of John's rarely published work Ascent of Mount Carmel, a commentary on his entire spiritual vision. It recounts...

17.11.2014

Theology for Beginners
…a brilliant book of immense practical usefulness. —Our Sunday Visitor A Modern Classic "The joy and excitement of theological knowledge is like the joy and excitement of any other love." —From Chapter One Clear,...

14.12.2012

The Secret of the King
This is a good moral story, illustrating how sometimes we're not always needed in the most obvious places, and that glory isn't for everyone, and that "Inasmuch as ye have done it unto one of the least of these my brethren, ye have done it unto...

19.12.2012

Catholic Mass for Dummies
An unintimidating guide to understanding the Catholic MassThroughout the centuries, the liturgy of the Church has taken a variety of regional and historical forms, but one thing has remained constant: the Mass has always been the central form of...

31.01.2016

Three Irish Saints
Are you a thinker, a doer, or a lover? In Three Irish Saints: A Guide to Finding Your Spiritual Style, Dr. Kevin Vost mines ancient and modern sources to reveal what Saints Kevin of Glendalough, Patrick of...

04.12.2012

The Undaunted
The journey was impossible. But they had no other choice. At the call of their prophet, they left well-established farms and businesses to strike out yet again into the untamed wilderness. A small band of men, women, and children formed the 1879...

09.12.2012

Life of Christ
Life of Christ by Archbishop Fulton Sheen is a rich exegesis of Our Lord’s life from the four recorded accounts in the Christian ‘New Testament’. Reading this book was the opportunity to delve into familiar passages and come away renewed...

09.04.2014

Saint
Lino’s first book, Sinner, was full of stories—honest, humorous, bold, poignant—illustrating why he deserved that title. This new book takes another approach, another angle: why Lino is on his way to sainthood. Often hilarious, but always...

09.12.2013

Notwithstanding my weakness
As the prophet Nephi concluded his writings and history of his people, he stated that he was not "mighty in writing," but that "I, Nephi, have written what I have written, and I esteem it as of great worth, and especially unto my people." Then he...

01.03.2016

Letters of Catherine Benincasa
Saint Catherine of Siena, T.O.S.D. was a tertiary of the Dominican Order, and a Scholastic philosopher and theologian. She also worked to bring the papacy of Gregory XI back to Rome from its displacement in France, and to establish peace among the...

26.02.2014

Radio Replies
Rev. Dr. Leslie Rumble, M.S.C. was brought up by Anglican parents and was a Protestant in his early years. After some thirty years, he became a Catholic, and eventually became a priest of the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart.In 1928, Fr....

14.07.2014

My Dear Sisters
"There has come to you as your birthright something beautiful and sacred and divine. Never forget that. Your Eternal Father is the great Master of the universe. He rules over all, but He also will listen to your prayers as His daughter and hear you...

11.06.2014

Illustrated History of the Church
In the year 1805, Lewis and Clark reached the west coast of the American continent; incredible advances in science and philosophy were beginning to take place; and Joseph Smith was born. In subsequent years, God the Father and Jesus Christ...

21.02.2016

Theology of the Body for Beginners
Christopher West's writing is corny. I'll just say it.I gave this book 4 stars simply because of the content, which is mind-blowing. I give 4 stars to the Bible and John Paul the Great, not Christopher West (although he seems like a nice...

06.11.2013

Evangelii Nuntiandi
I hadn't read this apostolic exhortation before & didn't realize that, at least as a writer, Paul VI was able to articulate in a direct & fresh way some very sound & scripturally-based ideas on sharing the Good News, highly expressive of...

29.12.2016

Classic Catholic Converts
Classic Catholic Converts presents the compelling stories of over 25 well-known converts to Catholicism from the 19th and 20th centuries. It tells of powerful testimonials to God's grace, men and women from all walks of life in Europe and America...

04.11.2015

What Will Hell Be Like?
Selections from St. Alphonsus\' writings. Covers virtually every aspect of Hell. Shows it exists, describes its torments, proves it is eternal, demonstrates it is not unjust and answers a host of questions. Best short antidote for today\'s...

01.12.2012

Holy Rosary
Rev. Lawrence G. Lovasik, S.V.D. This full-color illustrated children's book tells about the history of Rosary.  It also has the mysteries of the Rosary and additional prayers to Our Lady.

31.12.2015

Courage to be Chaste
For those desiring some practical advice on how to successfully live a life of chastity and celibacy, Fr. Benedict Groeschel draws on his valuable pastoral experience and training to give us a good and concise spiritual, societal and psychological...

26.08.2017

Mass Revision
The Mass Is Changing--How? Why? And what does it mean for you? Catholics all across America will be asking these questions, seeking the answers from a trusted source. In this highly readable, information-packed volume, award-winning author Jimmy...

10.03.2017

Compendium of the Social Doctrine of the Church
"The Compendium of the Social Doctrine of the Church," a unique, unprecedented document in the history of the Church, serves as a tool to inspire and guide the faithful who are faced with moral and pastoral challenges daily. It is divided into five...

23.02.2017

Millennial Glory, Hidden Light, Volume 1
A strange plague breaks out among a rebellious segment of society. The sickness is related to a mysterious man who claims he is the resurrected Savior of the world. His intent is to hide the light of the truth as he stands in its stead. His words...

12.05.2015