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Introduction to the Devout Life
4.38
MUST, MUST read for all who are interested in furthering their religious life. Simply brilliant.
Sep 10, 2010
Aug 22, 2010
 
The World's First Love: Mary, Mother of God
4.55
A beautiful explanation and exposition of Marian belief and doctrine.
Sep 05, 2010
Sep 05, 2010
 
The Hidden Face: A Study of Therese of Lisieux
4.57
An exhaustive study of St. Therese's life and mission. It's a bit old (written in the 1950s), but the edition I had included any pertinent updates (su ...more
Feb 2011
Jan 31, 2011
 
An Infinity of Little Hours: Five Young Men and Their Trial of Faith in the Western World's Most Austere Monastic Order
4.01
A fantastic look at the life of the Carthusian monks at the charterhouse in Parkminster, England. The author, who is married to a former Carthusian, c ...more
Feb 23, 2011
Feb 22, 2011
 
Come Be My Light: The Private Writings of the Saint of Calcutta
4.05
An overview of Bl. Teresa of Calcutta's life, work, and the 'call within a call' that lead her to leave the Sisters of Loretto and found the Missionar ...more
Aug 22, 2010
Aug 22, 2010
 
A Cry of Stone
4.39
Like most of his books, it's a bit slow to get started, but there were some thrilling passages that spoke right to me, about life, religion, God's pur ...more
Jan 05, 2012
Dec 30, 2011
 
Will Catholics Be Left Behind?
3.98
I read this YEARS ago, but apparently forgot to post it here...and since the world DID NOT end yesterday (or whatever was supposed to happen), I thoug ...more
not set
May 22, 2011
 
Finding Calcutta: What Mother Teresa Taught Me about Meaningful Work and Service
4.06
Mary Poplin went to Calcutta in 1996 to investigate why Mother Teresa called her work "religious work" and not "social work." As a volunteer in one of ...more
Aug 22, 2010
Aug 22, 2010
 
Saint Dominic and the Rosary
3.89
A GREAT overview of Dominic's life, told simply (as in--heresy is explained easily, the political overtones are somewhat edited or removed entirely). ...more
Aug 22, 2010
Aug 22, 2010
 
The Cloister Walk
4.07
Parts of the book were transcendent and beautiful, but I feel that Norris emphasis "gender" much too much, especially when talking about St. Maria Gor ...more
May 11, 2011
May 11, 2011
 
Prayer Primer: Igniting a Fire Within
4.11
Another brilliant book by Fr. Thomas Dubay. I found the chapters towards the end, especially the one on gauging progress, to be particularly helpful. ...more
Nov 2010
Oct 25, 2010
 
Father Damien and the Bells
4.06
A great biography on St. Damien's life. It's geared for readers 9-15 YO, but whenever I want to learn more about a saint, I start with these--they're ...more
Aug 22, 2010
Aug 22, 2010
 
St. Gianna Molla: Wife,Mother and Doctor
4.12
A beautiful overview of St. Gianna (canonized in May, 2004)--her life, her work, and her marriage. The interview with her husband is especially illumi ...more
Aug 23, 2010
Aug 22, 2010
 
Life Is Worth Living
4.55
Very applicable to today (and FUNNY!)--i think you can probably skip over the parts re: Communism and nuclear war with Russia. :)
not set
Sep 05, 2010
 
Paths Of Love: The Discernment Of Vocation According To Aquinas, Ignatius, And Pope John Paul II
4.50
Good reading for anyone discerning a vocation. The author intertwines various views on the call to vocation with his own analysis.
not set
Sep 05, 2010
 
Catherine of Siena
4.20
A great, must-have biography of St. Catherine of Siena. The brilliance that Undset brings to her fiction is on display here as well.
Oct 24, 2012
Oct 24, 2012
 
Salvation Is from the Jews: The Role of Judaism in Salvation History from Abraham to the Second Coming
4.20
A great book that examines the relationship and similarities between orthodox Judaism and Catholicism. I learned so much!
Jan 04, 2012
Jan 04, 2012
 
Acedia & Me: A Marriage, Monks, and a Writer's Life
3.73
Norris was a bit wandering in her prose, but there are some spiritual gems to be mined here if you're patient.
Aug 05, 2010
Aug 03, 2010
 
To Heaven with Diana!: A Study of Jordan of Saxony and Diana D'Andalo with a Translation of the Letters of Jordan
4.33
A must-read for anyone interested in Dominican spirituality.
not set
Sep 05, 2010
 
Flowers of Heaven: One Thousand Years of Christian Verse
4.73
Some really beautiful selections, well-known and rarities.
not set
Sep 10, 2010
 
Sophia House
4.36
Absolutely stunning. I'm hooked on Michael O'Brien now.
Oct 27, 2010
Oct 27, 2010
 
Jesus of Nazareth, Part Two: Holy Week: From the Entrance into Jerusalem to the Resurrection
4.61
I liked this one better than part I, probably because I find Holy Week and the passion more gripping to examine theologically.
not set
Mar 13, 2011
 
Come, Lord Jesus: Meditations on the Art of Waiting
4.80
Five stars doesn't really begin to tell you how wonderful this book of Advent meditations is. It's phenomenal.
Dec 24, 2010
Oct 25, 2010
 
Eclipse of the Sun
4.28
a profound examination of freedom, truth, and religious observance.
Jun 19, 2011
Oct 27, 2010
 
The Dark Night of the Soul (Barnes & Noble Library of Essential Reading)
4.21
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Sep 10, 2010
 
The End and the Beginning: Pope John Paul II -- The Victory of Freedom, the Last Years, the Legacy
4.28
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Dec 14, 2010
Sep 17, 2010
 
The Spirit of Father Damien: The Leper Priest - A Saint for Our Times
4.40
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Oct 12, 2010
Oct 13, 2010
 
Celine: Sister Genevieve of the Holy Face : Sister and Witness of Saint Therese of the Child Jesus
4.42
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Sep 10, 2010
 
Story of a Soul: The Autobiography of St. Therese of Lisieux
4.37
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Sep 10, 2010
 
The St. Therese of Lisieux Prayer Book
4.80
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Sep 10, 2010
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