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The Case for Catholicism

By Trent Horn

This is the most up-to-date, comprehensive, and thorough defense of the Catholic Church against Protestant objections in print. This book is especially relevant as the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation draws near and discussion of the arguments made against the Church during that time in history receive renewed interest.  

The Case for Catholicism answers arguments put forward by early Reformers like Luther and Calvin as well as contemporary defenders of Protestantism like Norm Geisler and R.C. Sproul. It provides a meticulous defense of the biblical and historical nature of Catholic doctrines from Scripture and church history. Finally, in both answering Protestant objections to Catholicism and in providing evidence for the Faith, The Case for Catholicism cites modern Protestant scholars who question Reformation assumptions and show how evidence from Scripture and church history support aspects of Catholic theology.

This book is divided into four sections, with each answering a key question Christians have asked about the nature of their faith. Those key questions are:

The Case for Catholicism will become a reliable, resource for any Catholic who desires a well-researched, readable, and persuasive answer to Protestant arguments made against the Catholic faith.

Tags: Apologetics, Protestantism

Catechism of the Catholic Church

This book provides the essential elements of our faith presented in the most understandable manner, enabling everyone to read and know what the Church professes, celebrates, lives, and prays.

Tags: Magisterium, Apologetics, Prayer, Morality, Sacraments

COMPENDIUM: Catechism of the Catholic Church

The Compendium of the Catechism of the Catholic Church is a summarized version of the Catechism of the Catholic Church promulgated by Pope John Paul II in 1992.

Tags: Magisterium, Apologetics, Prayer, Morality, Sacraments


Divine Intimacy

By Father Gabriel of St. Mary Magdalen, O.C.D. This Book of Meditations is a classic and is seeped in Carmelite spirituality. For every day it offers two meditations, in liturgical arrangement, that enable the soul to enter the conscious presence of God and to reflect on the theme of the day. These are followed by a ‘Colloquy’ that helps the person at prayer to start a friendly conversation with God where acts of praise and love, petition and thanksgiving are made, together with good resolutions for the future. Here we are at the very heart of prayer, which is a heart-to-heart encounter in faith with the living God.

Divine Intimacy is the highest state attainable on earth. In this union of love, the soul produces acts of love which have an immense apostolic influence on a multitude of souls. This knowledge of the ways that lead to God, according to the teaching of the renowned Spanish mystics, is distilled into the pages of this book.

Tags: Morality, Carmelite Spirituality, Liturgical, Saints



The Fulfillment of All Desire: A Guidebook for the Journey to God Based on the Wisdom of the Saints

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 our Lord. Whether the reader is beginning the spiritual journey or has been traveling the road for many years, he will find a treasure of wisdom in The Fulfillment of All Desire. It is destined to be a modern classic on the spiritual life.

Tags: Morality, Christian Action



Handbook of Catholic Apologetics: Reasoned Answers to Questions of Faith

by Peter Kreeft (Author), Fr. Ronald Tacelli (Author)

Unbelievers, doubters, and skeptics continue to attack the truths of Christianity. Handbook of Catholic Apologetics is the only book that categorizes and summarizes all the major arguments in support of the main Christian beliefs, including key distinctively Catholic doctrines. Also included is a Protestant-friendly treatment of Catholic-Protestant issues. The Catholic answers to Protestant questions show how Catholicism is the fullness of the Christian faith.

An expanded, Catholic edition of the popular book Handbook of Christian Apologetics, Handbook of Catholic Apologetics is full of the wisdom and wit, clarity and insight of philosophers Peter Kreeft and Ronald Tacelli. This is an informative and valuable guidebook for anyone looking for answers to questions of faith and reason. Whether you are asking the questions yourself or want to respond to others who are, here is the resource you have been waiting for.

Tags: Apologetics, Philosophy


Into Your Hands, Father

by: Wilfred Stinissen,  Sister Clare Marie

This book has transformed the faith life of many Christians. It uses Carmelite spirituality and all of the revealed theology to help its reader tune their heart to God's Will. In the spiritual life, we need a central idea: something so basic and comprehensive that it encompasses everything else. According to Carmelite Father Wilfrid Stinissen, surrender to God, abandonment to the One who loves us completely, is that central reality. The life of Jesus shows us the centrality of abandonment, for it is truly the beginning and the end of his mission on earth.

In this simple but profound book, Father Stinissen distinguishes three degrees or stages of abandonment. The first stage consists of accepting and assenting to God's will as it manifests itself in all circumstances of life. The second is actively doing God's will at every moment of one's life. In the third stage, abandonment to God is so complete that one has become a tool in God's hands. At this stage it is no longer I who do God's will, but God who accomplishes his will through me.

Tags: Prayer, Surrender

An Introduction to the Metaphysics of St. Thomas Aquinas

by Saint Thomas Aquinas (Author), James F. Anderson (Translator), W. Norris Clarke (Introduction)

An Introduction to the Metaphysics of St. Thomas Aquinas is an accessible Aquinas and a solid entry into his work. The format is manageable, and the scope, appropriately limited. James F. Anderson's skillful collection and lucid translation makes the pleasure of reading Aquinas available as it has not been before.

Tags: Metaphysics, Philosophy


Jesus of Nazareth: From the Baptism in the Jordan to the Transfiguration

In this bold, momentous work, Pope Benedict XVI seeks to salvage the person of Jesus from today’s “popular” depictions and to restore his true identity as discovered in the Gospels. Through his brilliance as a theologian and his personal conviction as a believer, the Pope incites us to encounter Jesus face to face. 

From Jesus of Nazareth: “. . . the great question that will be with us throughout this entire book: But what has Jesus really brought, then, if he has not brought world peace, universal prosperity, and a better world? What has he brought? The answer is very simple: God. He has brought God! He has brought the God who once gradually unveiled his countenance first to Abraham, then to Moses and the prophets, and then in the wisdom literature–the God who showed his face only in Israel, even though he was also honored among the pagans in various shadowy guises. It is this God, the God of Abraham, of Isaac, and of Jacob, the true God, whom he has brought to the peoples of the earth. He has brought God, and now we know his face, now we can call upon him. Now we know the path that we human beings have to take in this world. Jesus has brought God and with God the truth about where we are going and where we come from: faith, hope, and love.”

Tags: Popes, Theology, Christology


Knowing the Love of God: Lessons from a Spiritual Master

In this collection of retreat talks, the beloved Fr. Reginald Garrigou-Lagrange, O.P., gives us a blueprint for progress in the spiritual life. He particularly focuses on: The goal of life as supernatural life and love; The obstacles in life brought about by evil and sin; The Lords redemptive work as the source of the spiritual life; The power of mortification and acceptance of our crosses; Conformity to Christ by prayer and devotion to Mary. Permeated with rich doctrine and ideal for devotional use, this book will help those known and loved by God to know and love the same God more than ever.

Tags: Prayer


Living the Catholic Faith: Rediscovering the Basics

Addressing the difficult question of what it means to be a Catholic in the twenty-first century, Archbishop Charles Chaput offers a sound, contemporary vision for understanding the teachings of the Church and shows how you live them out with a spirit of love and obedience. How can you experience a fresh, active spiritual life? Find out as you rediscover the vital basics of Living the Catholic Faith. A Servant Book.

Tags: Prayer, Morality, Sacraments


Man and Woman He Created Them: A Theology of the Body

John Paul II (Author), Michael Waldstein (Translator)

Internationally renowned Biblical scholar Michael Waldstein offers a new critical translation of Pope John Paul IIs talks on the Theology of the Body, presenting his magnificent vision of the human person with meticulous scholarship and profound insight. A Preface by Cardinal Schönborn, a Foreword by Christopher West, a comprehensive index of words and phrases, a Scriptural index, and a reference table for other versions of the papal texts are included. Recipient of a CPA Award!

Tags: Magisterium, Sacred Scripture, Morality

My Other Self: Conversations with Christ on Living Your Faith

Modeled on the fifteenth-century classic The Imitation of Christ, this well-loved Clarence Enzler masterwork helps Christians today hear the voice of Christ. In this powerful book, Christ addresses you personally as “my other self,” urging you to embody his love and compassion for others.

Through a creative dialogue between Jesus and the reader, Clarence Enzler leads you through the journey of the Christian life, beginning with the call to live in friendship with Christ and fulfill his desire. Enzler then examines elements of the Christian life: detachment, virtue, prayer, the Eucharist, and avoidance of sin. Finally, he explores the goal of the journey—a life of union with Christ as his disciple and complete joy with him in eternity.

Each chapter includes short, eloquent meditations on scripture and beautiful prayers, making My Other Self ideal as a daily devotional and source of prayer.

Tags: Prayer


Natural Theology

by D.Q. McInerney

This book is a comprehensive account of the basic principles and issues pertaining to natural theology, that part of metaphysics which deals with “God and the things of God,” from the point of view of unaided human reason. The central task of natural theology is proving the existence of God, and this serves as the focal concern of the book.

Tags: Philosophy, Natural Theology


The One and the Many: A Contemporary Thomistic Metaphysics

Book by W. Norris Clarke

When it is taught today, metaphysics is often presented as a fragmented view of philosophy that ignores the fundamental issues of its classical precedents. Eschewing these postmodern approaches, W. Norris Clarke finds an integrated vision of reality in the wisdom of Aquinas and here offers a contemporary version of systematic metaphysics in the Thomistic tradition. The One and the Many presents metaphysics as an integrated whole which draws on Aquinas' themes, structure, and insight without attempting to summarize his work. Although its primary inspiration is the philosophy of St. Thomas himself, it also takes into account significant contributions not only of later philosophers but also of those developments in modern science that have philosophical bearing, from the Big Bang to evolution.

Tags: Metaphysics, Philosophy


The Porn Circuit

Understand Your Brain and Break Porn Habits in 90 Days

Science shows us that acting out with pornography taps into our powerful neurochemistry, and this can quickly lead a person to use porn habitually. The good news is that the brain has a lifelong ability to wire and rewire itself. Discover why people become obsessed with pornography, and how to break the cycle of porn use.

Tags: Porn, Science

The Porn Myth

The Porn Myth is a non-religious response to the commonly held belief that pornography is a harmless or even beneficial pastime. Author Matt Fradd draws on the experience of porn performers and users, and the expertise of neurologists, sociologists, and psychologists to demonstrate that pornography is destructive to individuals, relationships, and society. He provides insightful arguments, supported by the latest scientific research, to discredit the fanciful claims used to defend and promote pornography.

This book explains the neurological reasons porn is addictive, helps individuals learn how to be free of porn, and offers real help to the parents and the spouses of porn users. Because recent research on pornography's harmful effects on the brain validates the experiences of countless porn users, there is a growing wave of passionate individuals trying to change the pro-porn cultural norm-by inspiring others to pursue real love and to avoid its hollow counterfeit.

Matt Fradd and this book are part of that movement, which is aiding the many men and women who are seeking a love untainted by warped perceptions of intimacy and rejecting the influence of porn in their lives.

Tags: Porn, Science, Psychology

Porn Stats

250+ Facts, Quotes, and Statistics About Pornography Use (2018 Edition)

Finding up-to-date information about pornography use can be a daunting task for a researcher. This carefully documented compilation of stats, quotes, and figures about porn use, porn and psychology, and the porn industry is a perfect starting place for your own research.

Tags: Porn




Searching for and Maintaining Peace: A Small Treatise on Peace of Heart

BY: Fr. Jacques Philippe

This is a treatise on peace. Taking concrete examples from our everyday life, the author invites us to respond in a Gospel fashion to the upsetting situations we must all confront. Since peace of heart is a pure gift of God, it is something we should seek, pursue and ask him for without cease.

Tags: Prayer

Story of a Soul: The Autobiography of St. Therese of Lisieux

By St. Therese of the Child Jesus

Two and a half years before her death in 1897 at the age of 24, as Thérèse Martin began writing down her childhood memories at the request of her blood sisters in the Lisieux Carmel, few could have guessed the eventual outcome. 

Tags: Saints, Prayer, Christion Action








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