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Catholics Confronting Hitler

The Catholic Church and the Nazis
Peter Bartley


This book reveals how resistance to Hitler and rescue work engaged many churchmen and laypeople at all levels, and was often undertaken in collaboration with Protestants and Jews. The Church paid a high price in many countries for its resistance, with hundreds of churches closed down, bishops exiled or martyred, and many priests shot or sent to Nazi death camps. Also explained is the often misunderstood actions of Pope Pius XII in his secret battle against Nazi persecution of Jews and Christians.


978-1-62164-058-5  265 pages £14.99


The Faith for Beginners
Understanding the Creeds

Stephen Ray and R. Dennis Walters


This book is a fascinating journey through the Creeds, closely examining what we believe and why - with references to Scripture, the Church Fathers, and Church councils. You will learn about heresies, persecutions, and theological disagreements that forced the Church to more carefully define our beliefs and add them to the Creeds.


978-1-62164-097-4   160 pages £9.99



Guadalupe Mysteries
Deciphering the Code

Grzegorz Gorny and Janusz Rosikon


In this lavishly illustrated book the reader is taken on a pilgrimage to Our Lady of Guadalupe. Here is the amazing story of her apparition to Juan Diego in 1531 and its dramatic impact upon the destiny of an entire people. Interviews with various experts on the image reveal its symbolic messages, those of the past and those speaking to us today.


978-1-62164-115-5 280 pages £25.00 Illustrated Hardback



The Heart of Holiness

Friendship with God and Others
Fr. Gary Lauenstein, C.Ss.R.


An inspiring work that examines the importance of human friendships and their connection with our friendship with God. Provided are insights from Scripture, the Saints and Fathers of the Church that underscore how holiness and friendship with God go hand in hand.


978-1-62164-009-7 160 pages £12.99


Hope for the World

To Unite All Things in Christ

Cardinal Raymond Burke with Guillaume d’Alancon


Here is a lucid, straight forward and important discussion for understanding the essential moral and spiritual challenges of today, and the deep roots of natural law, which is written on our hearts. This book gives uplifting, hopeful insights on how to “restore all things in Christ”.


978-1-62164-116-2   150 pages  £12.50


I Burned For Your Peace

Augustine’s Confessions Unpacked

Peter Kreeft


Offers brilliant, penetrating and practical insights on the classic work by St. Augustine that is considered by many as one of the most beautiful and poetic books ever written.  Kreeft offers the kind of commentary that is a “spiritual probing”, an unpacking of the riches of the text. It is existential, personal, devotional, as well as thought-provoking.


978-1-62164-040-0 225 pages £14.99



Life Lessons

Fifty Things I Learned in My First Fifty Years

Patrick Madrid


Grounded in Scripture and firm moral foundation, Madrid shows how the smallest stories that make up your life are clear pointers to the greater story of God’s work in your life. The laughter, the tears, and the beauty of life come alive through Patrick’s insightful and clear style. These life lessons will inspire you to look anew at your everyday experiences and see the wonder of God.


978-1-62164-114-8 170 pages £13.99



Mary of Nazareth

History, Archaeology, Legends

Michael Hesemann


This is the first archaeological and historical biography of the most fascinating and revered woman in history, Mary of Nazareth, the mother of Christ. Hesemann takes us on an exciting search for the historical Virgin Mary - a book full of stunning discoveries from the early days of Christianity - and the historical facts behind the worldwide and centuries long devotion to the mother of Jesus.


978-1-62164-090-5 320 pages £16.50



Night’s Bright Darkness

A Modern Conversion Story

Sally Read


A beautifully written story about a British poet’s conversion from staunch atheism to devout Catholicism in nine months. While researching a book she was writing, on women’s reproduction and sexuality, she met a Catholic priest. That mysterious encounter led Sally on a dramatic journey of spiritual quest which led to the Vatican itself, where she was received into the Catholic Church.


978-1-62164-151-3   140 pages £14.99  Hardback




Numbering My Days

How the Liturgical Calendar Rearranged My Life

Chene Heady


The inspiring story of how the busy life of a thoroughly modern man was deeply impacted by meditating daily on the Catholic liturgical year. This book is timely because it speaks to the issues at the heart of Pope Francis’ pontificate and how he has repeatedly urged that we think about how we can more meaningfully connect the Gospel to modern life.


978-1-62164-031-8 225 pages  £12.99



Peter
Keys to Following Jesus
Tim Gray, Ph.D.

Masterfully guides you through the tumultuous and inspiring life of Peter - from his call to discipleship to his eventual martyrdom in Rome. Using Sacred Scripture and tradition to highlight important lessons from Peter’s life in how to better follow the Lord Jesus.


978-1-62164-070-7   204 pages  £13.99


Three Kings, Ten Mysteries

The Secrets of Christmas and Epiphany
Grzegorz Górny and Janusz Rosikon


This lavishly illustrated volume, with beautiful photos and art on every page, traces the mysteries of the Magi from the Gospel of Mark to modern-day astronomy to revived Epiphany celebrations on the streets of secularised European capitals.


978-62164-131-5  170 full colour pages £17.99 Hardback










The Time Before You Die
A Novel of the Reformation

Lucy Beckett


A powerful, beautifully written historic novel of loss, finding and being found, set in 16th century Europe. A time which gave birth to Tridentine Catholicism as well as to the Anglican and other Protestant churches, and which martyred Carthusian monks as well as Thomas More, Thomas Backet, Thomas Cranmer and many others. With the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation in 2017, there will be wide interest in these issues.


978-1-62164-074-5 352 pages £13.99



Vatican Council Notebooks

Volume two

Henri Cardinal de Lubac


This second volume traces the two years of preparation, the four conciliar sessions, and the three periods between sessions. The eminent theologian de Lubac is a sure guide for the reader, introducing us to the theological ferment of the Council and helping us to grasp what was at stake in the often animated debates.


978-1-62164-012-7 525 pages £20.00



Works of Love are Works of Peace

Mother Teresa of Calcutta and the Missionaries of the Charity
Michal Collopy


More than 4 years in the making and published with the cooperation of Mother Teresa, this large format book offers the most comprehensive photographic documentation of the apostolic work and prayer life of the Missionaries of Charity. Also contained within is a most personal and profound letter written by Mother Teresa. Though meant originally as an instruction to those in her order, this “I Thirst” letter has become a source of spiritual light and encouragement, drawing innumerable hearts and souls closer to God.


978-1-62164-129-2  224 pages £16.50



                                       DOCAT Study Guide
                 
What to do? - The Social Teaching of the Catholic Church

An aid for using the DOCAT in any study group situation, whether in a classroom, at home or in small groups. Laid out in a youthful and modern style with lots of graphics, this study tool is sure to foster reflection and discussion on the Social Teachings of the Catholic Church of truth, justice, and charity set forth in the social doctrine of the Church.


978-1-62164-136-0  104 pages  £7.99


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