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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



Archbishop Sheen’s Book of Sacraments
An Anthology
Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen

These Are The Sacraments and Three to Get Married - two of the Archbishop’s most influential and practical guides are available once again in this rich single volume, along with comprehensive commentaries by the late, revered Fr. John Hardon — themselves a powerful tutorial in how to read the great archbishop. “We cannot begin to guard our faith unless we understand what we believe,” notes Fr. Hardon.

978-1-64413-459-7  432 pages  £16.50




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




The Catholic Guide to Miracles
Separating the Authentic from the Counterfeit
Adam Blai

A comprehensive, careful, and thoughtful exploration of miracles, the Church’s process of approving them, and the telltale signs of demonic counterfeits. You will  understand why Christ allows miracles to occur in our day and savor a stunning variety of stories of healings, apparitions, Eucharistic miracles, modern-day stigmata, heavenly near-death experiences, angelic apparitions, and other amazing events. Written by a layman who trains exorcists.

978-1-64413-296-8  176 pages   £15.50


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




Diary of an American Exorcist
Demons, Possession, and the Modern-Day Battle Against Ancient Evil
Msgr. Stephen Rossetti

Shares what it is like, on a daily basis, to face demons who revile, threaten, and sometimes spiritually “wound” him. He describes the healing power of Christ for the possessed and for the exorcist, and reveals amazing moments when Christ and His Church visibly triumph over Satan.


978-1-64413-467-2  304 pages £17.99 Hardback


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



A Millennial in Paradise
Carlo Acutis

A young “computer geek” named Carlo Acutis, who created a website cataloguing every reported Eucharistic miracle in the world and died of leukemia a year later at age 15, was beatified in November 2019, after a healing miracle in Brazil was attributed to his intercession. Since the beatification ceremony one year later, solemn crowds have been filing past the exposed relics of the blessed youth in Assisi’s Church of Santa Maria Maggiore. He offered his suffering both for Pope Benedict XVI and for the Catholic Church, saying: “I offer all the suffering I will have to undergo for

the Lord, for the Pope, and the Church.”

978-1-64413-484-9  216 pages £14.99




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




Prayer
The Great Means of Salvation and Perfection
St Alphonsus Ligouri

This book, which was published in 1759, is one of the most important works of St. Alphonsus. He himself explains, in the Introduction and the Conclusion, what it has cost him and the value that he sets upon it. In his preface to the “Preparation for Death,” he speaks thus: “This book, though small, has cost me a great deal of labour. I regard it as of extreme utility to all sorts of persons and I unhesitantly assert that among all spiritual treatises, there is none and there can be none, more necessary than that which treats on prayer as a means of obtaining eternal salvation.” —Rev. Eugene Grimm

978-1-64413-542-6  120 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



Saint Pius V
The Legendary Pope Who Excommunicated Queen Elizabeth I, Standardized the Mass, and Defeated the Ottoman Empire
Prof. Roberto de Mattei

An exceedingly compelling and powerful biography of Pope Pius V, widely recognized as one of the boldest and most courageous popes of the past millennium, who decisively defeated the Ottoman Turks at the Battle of Lepanto and fought head-on the Protestant Reformation, which had assailed the Church

978-1-64413-461-0  464 pages  £19.99


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


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