Category Archives: Catholic Books

Interview with Cardinal Wuerl on his New Book, The Feasts: How the Church Year Forms Us as Catholics

Cardinal Wuerl answers questions about his new book authored with Mike Aquilina entitled, The Feasts: How the Church Year Forms Us as Catholics.
In The Feasts, Cardinal Wuerl and Aquilina explore the festivities in the calendar of Catholic holidays. From Christmas to Easter, the Feast of the Guardian Angels to the Pentecost, the authors reintroduce readers to the true beauty and meaning of each centuries-old celebration. Continue reading

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Q&A with Patrick Madrid on His New Book, “Why Be Catholic?”

Popular Catholic author Patrick Madrid has a new book coming out this summer, and you don’t want to miss it! Madrid is a cradle Catholic and a leading popular apologist for the Catholic faith through his work with Catholic Answers, Envoy Magazine, EWTN, and Immaculate Heart Radio. He is known for being witty, engaging, knowledgeable, and charitable as he explains and defends the truth of the Catholic faith. Below is a Q&A shared by the publisher of his new book, Why Be Catholic, Ten Answers to a Very Important Question.

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“God’s Bucket List” Q & A with Teresa Tomeo

In a life full of never ending lists of “must-dos”, we constantly need to check if we are abiding by “Thy will be done” or “MY will be done”. But, we are still faced with the question: How do we know if we are on the right track? At The Catholic Company we had the privilege of talking with Teresa Tomeo about her new book, “being still”, and how she continues to be an enthusiastic and committed Catholic. Continue reading

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Bambinelli Sunday: A Christmas Book & Craft Idea

Bambinelli Sunday: A Christmas Blessing is a great children’s book out for the Christmas holiday season written by Amy Welborn. It’s a story about a boy, Alessandro, whose grandparents run a business that makes figurines for nativity scenes.

While spending time with his grandparents, Alessandro’s grandfather encourages him to craft his own baby Jesus figurine in order to bring it to St. Peter’s Square for the annual blessing by the Holy Father, called Bambinelli Sunday. Continue reading

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The Holy Mass: The Golden Key of Paradise

In this mystical writing, The Hidden Treasure, Holy Mass, St. Leonard describes the many spiritual benefits of the Holy Mass. We often hear and read many things about the benefits of receiving the Body and Blood of Christ, which are great and profound; but this book associates great benefits to the whole Mass itself, not just the summit of the Mass which is the Holy Eucharist. Continue reading

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Behind the Book: The Soul of the Apostolate by Jean-Baptiste Chautard

The present scandals in the Church have many people looking for positive solutions to the multifaceted problems which beset the Bride of Christ, not realizing that the true solution will only come from Our Lord Jesus Christ Himself, His life within us and fidelity to His teachings. The Soul of the Apostolate is a book, which not only shows how this is possible, but the way it is to be accomplished. No commentary on this book would be complete without a word about its author. . . Continue reading

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A Great Marian Book: Under the Mantle by Fr. Don Calloway

We are living in an extraordinary time of grace and mercy. With an increasingly secularized world growing ever more hostile to the Christian faith, it is in these times that Jesus, through the Immaculata, is raising up a new generation … Continue reading

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Popular New Book: “Navigating the Interior Life” by Dan Burke

No one seeks God alone. Everyone needs help. But it’s far too easy to get lost on our journey to God. The world is constantly drawing us away from God, muddling our compass, and steering us off course. But Sacred … Continue reading

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The Influence of “True Devotion to Mary” on Blessed Pope John Paul II

Since May is the Month of Mary, and next week is the feast of Our Lady of Fatima, and the fact that it has recently been announced that Bl. Pope John Paul II could be canonized later this year, it’s a great time to talk about this his special devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary. During the Month of Mary it would be a great time to follow in his footsteps and read the book that changed Karol Wojtyla’s life: True Devotion to Mary. Continue reading

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Immaculee Ilibagiza, Rwandan Genocide Survivor, Becomes U.S. Citizen

Yesterday Immaculee Ilibagiza became a U.S. citizen. Immaculee is a Rwandan national who fled to the United States for asylum following the 1994 civil war and horrific massacre in her home country. She is famous for telling her story of survival through books, talks, and interviews. Immaculee, a Catholic, resorted to her Catholic prayers and the messages of Our Lady of Kibeho in her hour of darkness and fear. Continue reading

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