• "This volume presents to us Mary in the tracings of art, as art, guided by the teachings of Holy Writ and the inspirations of Christian piety". - from the back cover of the book. Please Note: When purchasing, please choose the appropriate shipping class. Call us (416-267-7126 or 416-696-2573) for possible home delivery in the Greater Toronto area.
  • Compiled & Edited by Marie I. George Published by Angelico Press 2017, Softcover, 306 pages So, you want to do some Catholic spiritual reading! But how to begin? Where to take a seat at so abundant and varied a banquet? What better offerings could there be than a return to treasured classics served up afresh and seasoned with select recent works arising from the heart of our own time? And this is what we find laid out in 100 Books to Read Before the Four Last Things. Here are short reviews—written by lay people of all ages and walks of life, for lay people equally diverse—that will not only guide readers through our rich heritage of Catholic works on the spiritual life, past and present, but help each select works and formulate a path tailored to their own background, temperament, and stage of spiritual development. Look no further. Delay no longer. Here is a book that, no matter who you are, offers stepping-stones to a path of spiritual deepening. (From the Angelico Press Website)
  • Published by TAN Books 2007, 30 page. Short novena prayers to Our Lady, St. Joseph, St. Anne, St. Michael, St. Jude, St. Anthony, St. Gerard, St. Rita, St. Therese, Holy Angels, Poor Souls, etc.  
  • This booklet describes how anyone, of any age or background, may consecrate their heart to Jesus through Mary, using the celebrated method of St Louis Marie de Montfort. Progress through four successive themes over 33 days, and by way of daily scripture, help from St Louis's writings, sayings from the saints, reflections, resolutions and prayer, we are led to personal conversion and consecration of our heart and will to those of Jesus through His mother Mary. By John Pridmore & Niall Slattery Published by CTS Catholic Truth Society 116 pages Size 5.75 x 4 inch
  • By Michael E. Gaitley , MIC A do-It-Yourself Retreat In Preparation for Marian Consecration. This is a Used book good shape a few minor bumps and writing on cover page only.
  • By Brian O'Neel Published by Servant Books 2010, Softcover, 158 pages The saint mentioned in this book were beatified or canonized between 1977 and 2007. Some will be familiar to you (eg. St. Pio), but most should be new to you (eg. Blessed Isidore Bakanja). Three to five pages are devoted to each saint which allows one to get acquainted with each one. Joseph Pearce wrote the foreword. Each of the saints' short biographies end in a prayer.  
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    By Charles Rice Published by Ignatius Press 1999, Softcover, 414 pages Charles Rice, professor of the jurisprudence of St. Thomas Aquinas for the last twenty years at Notre Dame Law School, presents a very readable book on the natural law as seen through the teachings of Aquinas and their foundations in reason and Revelation. Reflecting on the most persistent questions asked by his students over the years, Rice shows how the natural law works and how it is rooted in the nature of the human person whose Creator provided this law as a sure and knowable guide for man to achieve his end of eternal happiness. This book presents the teachings of the Catholic Church in her role as arbiter of the applications of the natural law on issues involving the right to live, bioethics, the family and the economy. Charles Rice has produced a firmly grounded and accessible handbook which touches on the most important topics regarding natural law that will benefit readers of all backgrounds. (From the Ignatius Press Website)
  • By Raymond Edwards et al. Published by The Catholic Truth Society 2017, Softcover, 402 pages The Church encourages us to ask for the intercession of the saints, to locate our prayer within the annual round of the Church’s year, and to make our prayer in the tradition of the great figures of Scripture. The novenas in this beautifully bound collection help us to pray in all of these ways. It contains a rich selection for many different needs and intentions, including popular novenas to our Lady and the Holy Spirit. (From the CTS Website)
  • Written by Gerard Verschuuren Publisher Sophia Institute Press 2021 177 pages paperback The Shroud of Turin is celebrated as one of the holiest and most important relics of Christianity, with millions of pilgrims traveling to see the precious cloth in Italy on the rare occasions it has been displayed. Yet despite its enormous global popularity, the Shroud’s authenticity is not without question. To address lingering uncertainties head-on, celebrated Catholic scientist Dr. Gerard Verschuuren explores and synthesizes the various scientific studies conducted on the Shroud —including those analyzing DNA, blood, carbon, pollen, textile, and anatomical issues — as well as its storied history. He then scrutinizes the motives of the individual scientists performing these studies, the assumptions they employed to arrive at their conclusions, and the instances in which they veered into areas outside the competence of the sciences. After this exhaustive and highly satisfying analysis, Dr. Verschuuren reveals the reasons why he believes the Shroud of Turin to be the actual burial cloth of Jesus Christ, the crucified Savior of mankind. And he celebrates it as a rare instance in which the science and faith communities can meet each other — and agree. https://www.sophiainstitute.com/products/item/a-catholic-scientist-champions-the-shroud-of-turin
  • Written by Pierre Baret, M.D. Published by Refuge of Sinners 2015 The Passion of Our Lord Jesus Christ as Described by a Surgeon by Pierre Barbet, M.D. Very inspirational! Examines the physical tortures that Our Lord endured on the cross for our sins, all from modern medical analysis. A heart-rending account that goes into deep detail of exactly what occurred during the crucifixion, what the Romans commonly did to prisoners. Clearly separates facts from theory. This book will make you have a deeper appreciation for The Passion. You will never be the same. 192 page book, Impr 1953 Paperback
  • Written by Kathleen Beckman

    Published by Sophia Institute Press 2020

    309 pages paperback

    Demons wage war against families because families are vital to God’s plan of salvation. This stark reality requires that your family members become well-trained spiritual warriors who actively secure your home and fight to keep it off-limits to demonic activity.

    In A Family Guide to Spiritual Warfare, Kathleen Beckman offers you potent advice from her 12 years of active participation on an exorcist’s team. She shows you how to “clean up” your household by cultivating in your family a civilization of love — and how to withstand the spiritual attacks that inevitably come to destroy the harmonious family life you create. Beckman reveals how you can recognize diabolical disguises in your home and offers proven means of protection found only in the Church’s arsenal of spiritual weapons. You’ll also learn the devil’s strategies — how he does not necessarily seek to possess but simply to seed your family with the venom of hatred, desolation, envy, and vice. This, she explains, is why it’s so important for spouses and children to become schooled in the art of spiritual combat. It’s the only way you can destroy the works of the devil and unmask the hidden evil that weaves in and out of your daily family life.

    Along with more than two dozen effective prayers for family healing and deliverance, you’ll also learn:

    • How to understand the spirits working for — and against — your family, and what to do in response to them

    • What specific actions to take if you believe your family has come under the influence of demonic activity

    • How to use your baptismal, spousal, and parental authority in spiritual warfare

    • How curses can become effective — and what can be done to counteract them

    • The difference between diabolical temptation, oppression, obsession, and possession

    • The seven ways your family can wear the full armor of God

    • The diabolical counterparts to each of the Ten Commandments and the Beatitudes

    • The 13 weapons you can use to defend yourself and your family against evil spirits

    • https://www.sophiainstitute.com/products/item/family-guide-to-spiritual-warfare

  • The recent, and unprecedented, canonization by Pope Francis of a husband and wife, Louis and Zélie Martin, the parents of Saint Thérèse, has stirred a great interest in this extraordinary family. This work, by the highly regarded expert on the Martin family, Father Stéphane-Joseph Piat, O.F.M, is the definitive biography of this amazing family of saints. Saint Thérèse, a Doctor of the Church, wrote in her classic spiritual biography, Story of a Soul, how important her family life was in setting the foundation for her spiritual life. She grew up in a close family, where the deep love of parents and children for God, neighbor, and each other was the very heart of their home and family life. This family of saints, who lived in the late 1800s and early 1900s, might appear from their quaint photographs to have lived a relatively serene and smooth path to sainthood, untarnished by modern problems. But, as this book shows, the reality is quite the opposite. They suffered from the loss of four children, the failure of a family business, and the death of Zélie, at forty-five, to breast cancer. The secret to their happiness then is the secret to our happiness now-- unfailing love made possible by boundless faith in God. All the challenges the Martins faced, great and small, were met with a profound trust in Divine Providence. Illustrated with 8 pages of photographs, 392 pages
  • By Gregory Floyd Published by Paraclete Press 1999, Softcover, 194 pages Gregory Floyd reveals his heart-breaking journey through the sorrow of losing his youngest son. He deals not only with his own broken heart, but also with the struggle to reconstruct his role as husband, father, and protector. A Grief Unveiled offers encouragement not only to those who have experienced the agony of losing a child, but also to anyone who has suffered a loss. This book is a witness to the intimate presence of God in the midst of unbearable grief. (From the Goodreads Website)  
  • Written by Robert Lockwood Published by Servant Books 2009, paperback, 141 pages. What if the good life has less to do with prestige and plenty and more to do with prudence, hope and faith? Would you still want a guide to get there? Maybe the idea of a life based on the virtues creates an uneasy feeling. Too hard, you might think, too boring. Robert Lockwood sets the record straight in A Guy’s Guide to the Good Life. Lockwood weaves Scripture, Church teaching and everyday stories—from Babe Ruth’s funeral to the author’s doomed efforts to make the varsity basketball team—revealing the virtues for what they really are: a call to action and our tie to the living God. The virtuous life isn’t just the good life; it’s the best life, the life you were made for.  
  • Edited by Mary Claire Kendall and Taylor Wilson Published by EWTN Publishing 285 pages paperback With Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament at the forefront of her vocation, Mother Angelica treasured her beloved Spouse in the Eucharist. She brought Him her joys, sufferings, and all the contents of her heart in Adoration. In twenty-nine brief and brilliant chapters, she guides us to do the same, with Scripture references and Mother’s personal prayers, meditations, and intentions. An ever-faithful disciple of the Church and Her Tradition, Mother Angelica saved her most precious words for her viewers. The fruit of her years of prayerful reflections as a Poor Clare Nun of Perpetual Adoration, this book is a beautiful accompaniment to prayer in front of the Blessed Sacrament or at home.https://www.sophiainstitute.com/products/item/a-holy-hour-with-mother-angelica A Holy Hour with Mother Angelica also presents litanies and novenas as well as Mother’s teachings on topics such as:
    • Resisting Temptation
    • Love and Reparation
    • Repentance
    • An Hour of Healing
    • An Hour of Joy
    • An Hour of Trusting in God
    • God’s Compassion
    • The Beatitudes
  • By
    • Dr. John Haas, president of the National Catholic Bioethics Centre, named by Pope Benedict XVI to serve as an Ordinary Member of the Pontifical Academy for Life (PAV).
    • Dr. Douglas Farrow, associate professor of Christian Thought at McGill University, where he teaches theology and ethics and works also on religion and public policy issues.
    • Dr. François Pouliot, medical doctor and Roman Catholic priest. He is the chair of the Research Ethics Committee at the Centre Hospitalier Affilé Universitaire de Québec.
    • Dr. Maria Kraw, staff endocrinologist at St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto. She is the Bioethics coordinator for the Postgraduate Endocrine Training Program and an Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto.
    The rights of conscience are under increasing attack in Canada and the world from public authorities acting in the name of a debased conception of human freedom. This volume addresses issues of freedom of conscience from a medical perspective which also has general and universal significance. The four essays included here deal with historical, practical and theological aspects of the present crisis in the defense of rights of conscience. They originated in papers delivered at the first annual meeting of the Canadian Federation of Catholic Physicians’ Societies held in Ottawa in May 2009. (From the Justin Press Website)

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