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60 Days to Becoming a Missionary Disciple
Fr. John Bartunek

Praying through just one of its 60 short, singularly potent chapters each day will usher you through a two-month-long spiritual retreat. It’s guaranteed to increase your knowledge of God, to intensify your love for Him, and to cultivate within you the steadfast virtues of a missionary disciple, able and eager to lead others to that same knowledge and love.

978-1-64413-260-9   336 pages    £15.50

Carmelite Spirituality
The Way of  Carmelite Prayer and Contemplation
Bishop Anders Aborelius

An expert in the ways of authentic Carmelite spirituality, provides a powerful introduction to the spiritual insights that Carmelite saints have made to our understanding of the interior life — insights that will deepen your prayer life and help you grow in the presence of the Lord. By exploring the writings of St. John of the Cross, St. Teresa of Avila, and St. Therese of Lisieux, you’ll begin to implement the wisdom of these great spiritual masters of the past which lead to a deeper union with God.  

978-1-68278-139-5  128 pages  £12.50

The Catholic Faith Explained
An Introduction to Christianity for the Curious
Michel Therrien

Written for believers and others seeking to know the faith of Catholics better, this simple, straightforward introduction presents the basics of what the Church teaches about God and explains why believing in Him is important. While conveying the true and deepest substance of the Faith, it nonetheless remains accessible even to persons who are religiously untutored. Emphasizing in particular God’s self-revelation and the meaning of human life, it addresses most of the common objections that modern men and women have to Christianity in general and to Catholicism in particular.

978-1-64413-065-0  240 pages  £15.50

The Holy Bread of Eternal Life
Restoring Eucharistic Reverence in an Age of Impiety
Peter Kwasniewski

Drawing on both Testaments, the Fathers of the Church, St. Thomas Aquinas, and the Magisterium, Kwasniewski describes the fitting veneration and handling of the “mystery of faith” past and present, the dispositions we need to cultivate for a fruitful reception of the Lord, and the blessings that follow from a life centred on Holy Communion

978-1-64413-433-7  336 pages  £14.99

How the Catholic Church Can Restore Our Culture
Archbishop Georg Gänswein

As one of the most distinguished figures in the Catholic Church and the only man to have been in daily interaction with two popes simultaneously, Archbishop Ganswein presents an array of profound observations about the state of the Church and its likely future in an increasingly secular society. He offers a vigorous and convincing argument for the indispensability of the Catholic Church as a civilizing force in culture, and how she alone can, and must, serve as a bulwark against the growing cultural totalitarianism seizing the West.

978-1-68278-218-7 224 pages  £15.50

The Next Pope
The Leading Cardinal Candidates
Edward Pentin

When Pope Francis' pontificate has passed, it's very likely that one of the nineteen cardinals featured in these pages will be elected to become the next Supreme Pontiff of the Catholic Church, the spiritual leader of over a billion Catholics and the most influential and widely respected moral and religious figure in the world.Each cardinal profile begins with a brief biography that sketches the major points of his ecclesiastical life. Then comes a detailed, richly footnoted report and assessment of his three fundamental roles as a successor to the apostles: his sanctifying role as a priest, his governing role as a bishop, and his prophetic role as a teacher.

978-1-64413-311-8  704 pages  £24.99

Our Lady’s Wardrobe
Anthony DeStefano

Over the centuries, Our Lady has visited the people of Earth many times. On each of these occasions she has dressed very differently. Our Lady’s Wardrobe tells the story of some of her most famous apparitions, highlighting the clothes she wore and the things she did. By reading this book, children will not only learn about the Mother of God, but will also learn the main purpose of her life—to love and serve her son, Jesus Christ, and to lead others to do the same.

978-1-62282-626-1  40 colour pages £13.99 Hardback

Overcoming the Evil Within
The Reality of Sin and the Transforming Power
of God’s Grace and Mercy
Fr. Wade Menezes

Shows you how to overcome your shame of sin and surrender to God's mercy. Far from ignoring the reality of sin, Fr. Menezes illustrates the consequences of evil and vice, while reminding you that however great your sin may be, God's goodness is greater. At every moment, He is calling you to Himself. He seeks your love and desires you, with all your sins and all your shame.

978-1-68278-111-1   160 pages  £12.50

Spiritual Warfare and the Discernment of Spirits
Dan Burke

Satan is always at work breeding sadness and anxiety while providing obstacles that prevent souls from making spiritual progress. In this concise yet powerful book, author Dan Burke presents the venerable, time-tested wisdom of Catholic mystics to help you understand the influence of the Enemy on your mind and heart, and the tactics you need to combat him.

978-1-64413-257-9  120 pages  £12.50

A Storybook of Saints
Elizabeth Hanna Pham

Written for children five to eight years old — but a delight for all readers — A Storybook of Saints relates inspiring stories about the world’s greatest heroes: the saints. Focusing less on historical details and more on memorable events in the lives of each, this indispensable book is not so much a collection of biographies as a delightful storybook.

978-1-64413-068-1  224 pages  £15.50

The Supreme Vocation of Women
According to St. John Paul II

Drawing not only on the works of John Paul II and on those of the Church Fathers but also on the example of scores of holy women in the Bible plus the Blessed Virgin Mary and the many female saints of the Church, these pages offer profound and practical insights into the fundamental strengths and habits that distinguish womanhood as a particular way of being human, while giving authentic witness to the divine image of our Creator.

978-1-64413-028-5  160 pages  £12.50

The Way of the Cross
Archbishop Georg Ganswein

Archbishop Georg Gänswein, longtime secretary to Pope Benedict XVI, gives stunning reflections on the Stations of the Cross which will give life to your own Stations of the Cross devotions and awaken in you a love and sympathy for our Lord greater than any you have felt before.

978-1-64413-308-8  80 colour pages  £10.99

Wheat and Tares
Restoring the Moral Vision of a Scandalised Church
Fr. Mitch Pacwa, SJ

These searingly honest and insightful pages bring consolation to all those who have been abused, wounded, or scandalised by the wickedness of priests and bishops. Fr. Pacwa takes you on a reassuring exploration of the Gospels to show how Christ anticipated the sins of the clergy and the hierarchy—and gives us examples of how to deal with them spiritually emotionally, rationally, and practically.

978-1-68278-109-8  256 pages  £15.50

Music and Meaning of the Mass
Anna Maria Cardinalli

Written to guide musicians carefully through the principles that help draw congregants into active participation in the Mass. Rather than advocating any particular musical style in the liturgy. This book offers a means of enlivening your Eucharistic devotion and elevating your awareness of the theological realities of the Mass, particularly with regard to the function of the musical responses.

978-1-64413-281-4   160 pages  £12.50

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