Sophia Institute Press
   Selected 2020 Titles

12 Life Lessons from St Thomas Aquinas
Timeless Spiritual Wisdom for Our Turbulent Times
Kevin Vost

These 12 life lessons will help you cultivate a rich, robust faith life that will bring you into closer communion with God and beckon others to follow. You’ll soon find yourself confidently and happily living in the imitation of our Lord, the Way, the Truth and the Life for all men.

978-1-622828-302  304 pages  £15.50

30 Days with Teresa of Avila
Dan Burke and Anthony Lilles

These unedited letters from Teresa of Avila to her friends offer a rare window from which to gaze upon the Saint’s genuine witness and pragmatic advice on pursuing an intimate friendship with God.

978-1-64413-130-5  150 pages  £12.99

33 Years in the Holy Land
What Jesus Saw from Jerusalem to Golgotha

Happy are those who have stood in the cave in Bethlehem, walked in prayer the roads that Jesus walked, and knelt at the tomb of our Redeemer. Now the rest of us who have never visited Israel can open the rich pages of 33 Years in the Holy Land and gaze in silence at the crib in Bethlehem, hear Jesus say to the dismayed fishermen, “Follow me!,” and feel the chill of Golgotha as it looms ever larger in His mind.

978-1-622826–605  144 pages  £12.50

Abandonment to God
The Way of Peace of St Therese of Lisieux
Fr. Joel Guibert

Join St. Therese of Lisieux on this gentle road to sanctity, and turn over your fears, great and small, to the Lord. Allow His love to fill your soul and experience the peace that comes with total abandonment to God.

978-1-622828-340   192 pages  £14.99

Ask Peter Kreeft
The 100 Most Interesting Questions He’s Ever Been Asked

Here, in a collection of questions from listeners to his lectures over the years, he offers his bright and humorous insights on a variety of topics, including God, religion, the supernatural, marriage and sexuality, morality, culture, books — even surfing!

978-1-622828-609   320 pages  £15.50

Cooking with the Saints
Alexandra Greeley & Fernando Flores

From traditional Cottage Pie on St. Patrick’s Day to Basque Lamb Stew on the feast of St. Ignatius Loyola, the delicious recipes in this unique cookbook will excite your senses, awaken in you greater love for the saints, and bring Catholic festivity into your home.

Here you’ll find brief saints biographies and ideal accompanying dishes tied to the liturgical feasts of the Church. From this exceptional cookbook, your family will receive triple nourishment: for body, mind, and spirit.

978-1-622825-103    352 colour pages  £26.99hb  

Day by Day with Saint Faustina
365 Reflections
Susan Tassone

Arranged by award-winning and best-selling Catholic author Susan Tassone

into a handy, day-by-day form, these selections from Faustina’s writings on

Divine Mercy – revealed to her over the years in mystical conversations with Jesus himself – will help you do what Jesus told Faustina he wants you to do: trust completely in His mercy and show mercy to others.

978-1-622826-520  416 pages  £13.99

The Decalogue Decoded
What You Never Learned about the Ten Commandments
Fr Brian Mullady

Filled with the practical wisdom of EWTN host Fr. Brian Mullady, OP,
The Decalogue Decoded introduces you to the riches of the Ten Commandments. By reading his brief but insightful reflections, you’ll come to see how God’s law is not merely a set of rules or specific prohibitions, but rather an exhortation to cultivate a virtuous inner life and holy habits.

978-1-68278-103-6   128 pages   £12.50

The Devil is Afraid of Me
The Life and Work of the World’s Most Popular Exorcist
Fr. Gabriele Amorth & Fr. Marcello Stanzione

n these eye-opening pages, angelologist Father Marcello Stanzione tells the fascinating story of Father Amorth and his life as an exorcist. You’ll learn of his daily schedule and how he managed to perform dozens of exorcisms each week. You’ll find out what his exorcism room looked like, and how various devils responded to his bold practice. Best of all, you’ll read Father Amorth’s own startling explanations of many truths about the Devil that our culture has forgotten — and about the canny methods the Deceiver has adopted in recent years to corrupt believers and unbelievers alike.

978-1-622826-24-7   160 pages  £14.99

Friends of the Bridegroom
For a Renewed Vision of Priestly Celibacy
Mark Cardinal Ouellet

This is a
book not just about the priesthood but for priests, and should therefore find a welcome home in rectories and seminaries everywhere. It promises to confirm them confidently in their vocation, their hope in Christ, and remind them of their dignity and duties in relation to the challenges of the modern world.

978-1-68278-135-7  256 pages  £15.50

The Fruits of Fatima
A Century of Signs and Wonders
Joseph Pronechen

time to discover all of Fatima — not simply the isolated incidents of the early twentieth century, but the ongoing heavenly interventions that are impacting modern history and bearing extraordinary spiritual fruit along the way. Armed with this knowledge and perspective, you’ll be inspired again by the messages of Fatima and will devote yourself once more — or perhaps for the first time — to Mother Mary, whose love for you and concern for your salvation know no bounds.

978-1-622828-142  144 pages  £12.50

Holy Handmaids of the Lord
Women Saints Who Won the Battle for Souls
Julie Onderko

Brings you exciting tales of bold female warriors of the spirit, from heroic Old Testament women such as Judith, Deborah, and Esther to more recent icons of the Faith, including St Clare, St Monica and St Faustina.

978-1-622827-123  128 pages  £12.50

Jesus Speaks to Faustina and You
365 Reflections
Susan Tassone  

Each meditation features Jesus’ words to Faustina, to which Tassone has added a short original reflection and prayer to help you hear and live by Jesus’ words as if they had been spoken directly to you. From these pages you’ll discover the mercy, love and compassion of the Lord’s that’s available for you - day by day, each day of the year.

978-1-64413-101-5   448 pages  £13.99

Little Manual for Spiritual Growth
Fr John Portavella

Shows you how to bring order to your life and make your every action, no matter how small, a means of achieving union with God. Drawing on the wisdom of St. Josemaria Escriva, the founder of Opus Dei, Fr. Portavella offers a plan for making each moment of your day, from waking up in the morning to falling asleep at night, a spiritual triumph and heroic act of love.

978-1-622828-166  184 pages  £14.99

Mother Angelica’s The Way of the Cross
Edited by Fr. Joseph Mary Wolfe, MFVA

Filled with the same images Mother Angelica prayed with as a young woman, even before she entered religious life, this collection of prayers
and meditations will help you join your sufferings to Christ’s.

978-1-68278-097-8  48 pages  £7.99

The Priests We Need to Save the Church
Kevin Wells

ays out a blueprint of priestly heroism, calling for today’s shepherds to take the narrow path of self-denial once tread by St. John Vianney, the priest-saint of old, and his own uncle, beloved Monsignor Thomas Wells who, before his shocking murder, led more than a dozen men to the priesthood and affected the lives of thousands.

978-1-64413-032-2   240 pages  £14.99

Roman Encounters
Cardinal Gerhard Ludwig Müller

Assembled here are Cardinal Műller’s most noteworthy lectures, interviews, and dialogues offering a clear and compelling exploration of Catholic teachings. He explores hundreds of topicsi that are critical to the health of the Church and the salvation of souls. His vast knowledge and profound faith will deepen your understanding of our Faith and of the Church.ocking murder, led more than a dozen

men to the priesthood and affected the lives of thousands.lo
978-1-68278-123-4  256 pages  £14.99

The Saint Monica Club
Maggie Smith

Returning after turning his back on the Faith for nearly two decades St Augustine joined in holiness his mother, Saint Monica, whose sacrifices, prayers and pain finally won for both of them the crown of sanctity. This book provides wise, compassionate guidance for members of what, Maggie Smith, calls ‘The Saint Monica Club’: good Catholics suffering like Monica the rejection of the Faith by persons they love dearly.

978-1-622827-237  144 pages £12.50

Union with God
According to St. John of the Cross
Fr. Gabriel of St.Mary Magdalen

In these pages, Father Gabriel of St. Mary Magdalen lays out for us a time-tested path toward achieving complete intimacy with God, the path first mapped out centuries ago by the Church’s acclaimed master of the contemplative life, St. John of the Cross (1542-1591).

978-1-622828-586  192 pages   £14.99

What is Heaven?
Mother Angelica

With her characteristic warmth and insight, Mother Angelica illustrates the joys that await the faithful after death. Drawing on Scripture and her own miraculous experiences, she calms fears and answers anxious questions: How can I be happy in Heaven when I’m so ashamed of my sins?
What will my friendships be like in Heaven?

What will I look like?
As you read these pages and begin to think of Heaven as a real place, where you will someday meet God, you will find your longing and love for Christ deepening. You will begin to live for the next life: eternal life in the Kingdom of Heaven.

978-1-68278-089-3  112 pages  £12.50

Single for a Greater Purpose
A Hidden Joy in the Catholic Church
Luanne Zurlo

In these fascinating pages, author Luanne Zurlo shows that, contrary to popular opinion, single life is often a holy, joyful vocation lived out, sometimes in a hidden way, by souls who have had an authentic encounter with Christ.

978-1-622826-56-8   200 pages  £14.99

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