Category Archives: Catholic Books

The Catholic Company Interviews Dr. Matthew Bunson, Leading Authority on the Papacy & the Church

Dr. Matthew Bunson sits down with us at The Catholic Company to share his thoughts and insights on the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI, its impact on the history of the Church, and other personal reflections. Dr. Matthew Bunson is one of the United States’ leading authorities on the papacy and the Church. Continue reading

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Classic Catholic Book: What Jesus Saw From The Cross

In Gethsemane, Jesus begged His disciples to “watch one hour” with Him. Another Lent begins next week. Before it ends, will you finally manage to watch one hour with Jesus, and in that hour, to grow closer to Him in … Continue reading

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Top 5 RCIA Gifts: What Every New Catholic Should Have

Easter is coming soon, and as you know one of the things that makes this feast day so special is all the catechumens and candidates who’ve gone through the RCIA process (Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults) will be received … Continue reading

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New Years Resolutions for the Year of Faith

In October of 2012 the Holy Father initiated a special papal Year of Faith that runs through the end of November 2013. The vision of this move, in the words of the Holy Father, “We want this Year to arouse in every believer the aspiration to profess the faith in fullness and with renewed conviction, with confidence and hope.” By announcing the Year of Faith, the Pope is trying to combat the spiritual plagues of our time that he has repeatedly warned against, secularism, poor catechesis, and religious indifference, by encouraging Catholics to learn and live their faith in public. Continue reading

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Advent Prayers for the 4th Sunday of Advent

A Time of Hope Fourth Sunday of Advent  {View The Catholic Company’s entire selection of Advent Prayer Books here.} Advent Prayers “Almighty, eternal, just and merciful God, give us miserable ones the grace to do for You alone what we … Continue reading

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The O Antiphons: An Ancient Advent Tradition

During the final days of Advent, the anticipation increases as the birth of the Savior draws nearer and nearer.  In the last eight days before Christmas, known as the octave before Christmas (Dec. 17 to Dec. 23), this anticipation is … Continue reading

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Advent Prayers for the 3rd Sunday of Advent

The Joy of Advent Third Sunday of Advent  {View The Catholic Company’s entire selection of Advent Prayer Books here.} Advent Prayers “With our whole heart, our whole soul, our whole mind, with our whole strength and fortitude, with our whole … Continue reading

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Advent Prayers for the 2nd Sunday of Advent

Prepare the way of the Lord Second Sunday of Advent  {View The Catholic Company’s entire selection of Advent Prayer Books here.} Advent Prayers “All-powerful, most holy, most high, supreme God: all good, supreme good, totally good, You Who alone are … Continue reading

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Advent Prayers for the 1st Sunday of Advent

In Expectation of Our Lord First Sunday of Advent  {View The Catholic Company’s entire selection of Advent Prayer Books here.} Advent Prayers “Almighty God, grant us the will to greet our Savior with our good works when He comes, so … Continue reading

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Our Top 3 Advent Prayer Books

The way the Church has embarked on this spiritual journey, this pilgrimage of the heart, is through the daily Mass readings and the Divine Office. Reading the Daily Mass readings with your Roman Missal or the Divine Office with your own Liturgy of the Hours set are both great ways to celebrate the Advent season. But if you want more of a personal devotional to use, then Advent prayer books is what you’d want to choose. Here are three of the most popular choices for using a book for meditations and prayers this Advent season. Continue reading

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