Category Archives: Catholic Books

Bambinelli Sunday: A Christmas Book & Craft Idea

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

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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

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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

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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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