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Aquinas on the Four Last Things
Everything You Need To Know About Death, Judgment, Heaven, and Hell
Kevin Vost

With St. Thomas as his guide, Dr Vost explores the destination of our souls after death and uncovers the mysteries surrounding limbo and purgatory. He unveils what our bodies will look like at the resurrection and identifies the four special gifts that will perfect our bodies in heaven. You’ll learn whether sinners will be “left behind” on earth and why we pray for the dead and to the saints.

978-1-64413-299-9  288 pages  £14.99



Behold This Heart
St. Francis de Sales and Devotion to the Sacred Heart
Fr Thomas Dailey

T
hese pages will transport you beyond prayers and liturgies and help you to contemplate the Sacred Heart, which Pope Benedict XVI said “has irreplaceable importance.” Fr. Dailey shows you how to experience the way of prayer that formed St. Margaret Mary — the visionary to whom the devotion was revealed — in the religious order founded by St. Francis de Sales and
St. Jane de Chantal.


978-1-64413-133-6  224 pages  £13.99




A Biblical Way of Praying the Mass
The Eucharistic Wisdom of Venerable Bruno Lanteri
Fr Timothy Gallagher, OMV

To fruitfully pray the Mass from the heart is a gift of grace. The biblical way of praying the Mass method is a means to dispose your soul to receive this grace. Combined with spiritual exercises and reflections – and full-color images of sacred art – you’ll find this book to be a great gift to not only grow in prayer during Mass, but in your spiritual life.

978-1-68278-227-9   152 pages  £12.50




A Catholic Scientist Champions The Shroud of Turin
Gerald Verschuuren

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. 

978-1-64413-320-0  192 pages  £15.50




A Holy Hour with Mother Angelica
Mother Angelica

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.


978-1-68278-190-6 292 pages  £14.99




The Imitation of Mary
Keys to Growth in Virtue and Grace

Fr Quan Tran

Shows you how to imitate the twelve essential qualities of Mary in order to unleash a torrent of graces in your life. Fr Tran explains that, like any gift, grace must be received, opened, and used. As you learn how, you’ll begin to acquire the temperaments, dispositions, and qualities that are most pleasing to God — and you’ll serve as a channel of God’s grace for others.


978-1-64413-329-3  336 pages  £14.99




The Lost Art of Sacrifice
A Spiritual Guide for Denying Yourself, Embracing the Cross, and Finding Joy
Vicki Burbach

Contrasts – as Jesus did – our selfish worldly culture with the way Christians are called to live, illuminating the essential role that sacrifice must play in every worthy human life. Each chapter ends with practical, down-to-earth suggestions to help readers cultivate the art of sacrifice in their lives, so that each may find a way to follow Christ as He commands us.

978-1-62282-636-0  240 pages £15.50



Meditations after Holy Communion

Guided Meditations for Every Sunday and Other Special Days
Fr. Edward Looney

These guided meditations are especially helpful in those moments when you return to your pew, recollect after Mass, or enter into prayer with your family. Regardless of how you use it, this book is sure to reinforce your belief in the Real Presence and teach you how to ponder and pray to our Eucharistic Lord.

978-1-64413-344-6  176 pages £12.50




Overcoming Sinful Thoughts
How to Realign Your Thinking and Defeat Harmful Ideas
Fr T.G. Morrow

Shows us how the devil uses our thoughts to throw us off balance and draw us into sin. This book explains how our thoughts can dissuade us from doing good and even inhibit us from developing intimacy with God. The root cause of sinful thinking is a misunderstanding of the world God has created and the Truth His Son has revealed. Ultimately, the precept that every Christian must

accept is that nothing in this world can satisfy our longing for happiness—other than God and the Life to which He calls us.

978-1-62282-630-8  240 pages  £12.99




The Pain of Christ and the Sorrow of God
Lenten Meditations
Fr Gerald Vann, OP

This compendium of Lenten inspirations is of great significance. In seven chapters marked by originality and striking clarity, Fr. Vann gets under the rind and into the heart of every aspect of Christ’s Passion.

“It is not merely penance that the Church asks of us during Lent. It is extra prayer.”

978-1-64413-479-5  112 pages  £12.50



Praying with Jesus and Faustina
during Lent and in Times of Suffering
Susan Tassone

This book will engage you in Jesus’ horrific sufferings, giving you grace, light and strength to bear your own sufferings. It opens with daily Lenten meditations featuring the words of Jesus and St Faustina on the Passion. Each day also includes both special reflections for times of suffering and a prayer.

978-1-64413-427-6  208 pages  £13.99



This Present Paradise
A Spiritual Journey with St. Elizabeth of the Trinity

Claire Dwyer

This tender yet powerful book takes you on a spiritual journey with this little-known but fast-ascending saint. She shows you how to overcome aridity in prayer and discover ways to bring peace to familial relationships. You’ll learn how to identify and fulfil the specific mission God has for you and how to draw courage and meaning from the inevitable sufferings you will face.


978-1-64413-287-6  240 pages  £12.99



The World of Marian Apparitions
Wincenty Łaszewski

The only book of its kind in the world. The most important Marian apparitions in the past century since Fatima, collected in one spellbinding volume. Dozens of apparitions of the Blessed Virgin Mary -- from all over the world -- have attracted the attention of the faithful and been authenticated. The avalanche of “information from Heaven” has been gaining force and rising to a crescendo. If you want to understand what Mary has been warning mankind about and what we need to prepare for, this book is for you.

978-1-64413-202-9  500 pages (800+ colour photos and illustrations)  £50.00 Hardback  -  May 2021


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