Category Archives: Catholic Books

New Book Release: The Miracle of Father Kapaun-Priest, Soldier and Korean War Hero

Emil Kapaun-priest, soldier and Korean War hero- is a rare man. He is being considered by the White House for a Medal of Honor and by the Vatican for canonization as a saint. As remarkable as this double honor are the non-Catholic witnesses who attest to Father Kapaun’s heroism: the Protestants, Jews and Muslims who either served with the military chaplain in the thick of battle or endured with him the unbelievably brutal conditions of a prisoner of war camp. As journalists discovered, all of these Korean War veterans, no matter their religion, agree that Father Kapaun did more to save lives and maintain morale than any other man they know. Continue reading

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Matthew Bunson’s New Book on Pope Francis & Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI

Matthew Bunson is one of America’s leading authorities on the papacy and the Church. He has a new book out now on Pope Francis, a biography that takes you into the heart of Jorge Mario Bergoglio from his early days as a “street priest” to his election as Cardinal, and finally his appointment as Supreme Pontiff. We also interviewed him for his thoughts about the resignation of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, which you can listen to here. Continue reading

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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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