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St. Monica - The Power of a Mother's Love

Using extensive excerpts from the writings of St. Augustine, notably from his Confessions, Giovanni Falbo sheds new light on Monica's patience, sweetness, and unwavering determination. This mother never yielded in her efforts to see her beloved son find comfort and peace in God, and she endured…

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The Witness of Early Christian Women

…virgins, heroic martyrs, but also businesswomen, the wealthy, and an indomitable traveler on a world tour. Each chapter features a concise biography accompanied by writings from the early Church about the woman in question. The Mothers of the Church include: Holy Women of the New Testament…

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Lord of the World

…Archbishop of Canterbury whose conversion to Catholicism rocked the Church of England in 1903. The compelling book includes a new introduction, a biography of Benson, and a theological reflection. Popular young adult books such as  The Hunger Games  and  Divergent , as well as…

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The Grunt Padre

This is the definitive biography of Fr. Vincent Robert Capodanno, a chaplain for the Marine Corps during the Vietnam war. Greatly beloved by so many who served under his spiritual care, Fr. Capodanno died on the field of battle giving the last rites to the US soldiers he served so well. He was just…

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Lights in a Dark Town - A Story about John Henry Newman

…writers of the twentieth century, she wrote more than thirty novels, for both adults and children, and several major biographies. She is best known for her comprehensive biography of Cardinal John Henry Newman published in the early sixties. In 1967, she was elected a fellow of the Royal Society for…

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The Life of St. Gemma Galgani

St. Gemma Galgani (1878-1903) was a mystic, stigmatist, visionary, ecstatic, victim soul, discerner of spirits, seer of hidden things, prophetess, spouse of Christ, zealot for souls and devotee of the Poor Souls in Purgatory. She died at only 25. Her mother was also saintly, and it is beautiful to…

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The Life and Witness of Saint Maria Goretti & In Garments All Red (2 Book Set)

The Life and Witness of Saint Maria Goretti:   St. Maria Goretti was only a child when she died a martyr’s death. Yet today, she inspires millions who find in her a perfect model of purity and holiness. Read here about her great holiness in the midst of tremendous suffering , how she died…

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St. Maria Goretti - In Garments All Red

…the anonymity of death.  St. Maria Goretti - In Garments All Red The beautiful, true story of the 12-year-old girl who in 1902 died a martyr to preserve her purity Written in a clear matter-of-fact style A famous, popular, classic biography with the power to inspire 5½ x 8½ inches

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The Truth about Therese

Discover the burning secrets of St. Thérèse’s soul: Scores of books have been written about St. Thérèse of Lisieux, but this is the first aimed at those persons, Catholic or not, who resist her, put off by all those roses and crudely painted plastic statues . . .…

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The Life and Revelations of Anne Catherine Emmerich (2 Vol. Set)

New printing now with full color cover! Definitive life of Ven. Anne Catherine Emmerich (1774-1824), a German Augustinian nun- mystic, stigmatist, visionary, prophet,and victim soul who wrote The Dolorous Passion of Our Lord Jesus Christ. 2 Volume Set.

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Saint Gianna Molla - Wife, Mother, Doctor

This is the inspiring story of a newly canonized contemporary woman. Gianna Molla (1923-1962) risked her life in order to save her unborn child. Diagnosed with uterine tumors during her fourth pregnancy, she refused a hysterectomy that would have aborted the child, and opted for a riskier surgery in…

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Joseph, The Man Who Raised Jesus

Who was St. Joseph? Was he just a passive, incidental figure in the drama of salvation? On the contrary, in every way that Jesus needed a father, St. Joseph was that for him. And how overwhelming it must have been for Joseph to be asked to stand in the Father’s place! No man has ever been…

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Pier Giorgio Frassati: A Hero for Our Times

In this definitive biography, Cristina Siccardi situates the appealing figure of young Pier Giorgio Frassati in early 20th century Turin, Italy. In the ancient capital of the Kingdom of Italy where the memory of Savoy is still alive there are two contrasting forms of enterprise: one of older stamp,…

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Padre Pio: The True Story (Revised and Expanded)

This is by far the best life of Padre Pio in print. Intriguing, mysterious, and faithful are just a few words that describe this beloved Italian priest who bore the wounds of Christ. Up to the time of his death in 1968, Padre Pio had been receiving five thousand letters a month and thousands of…

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Elizabeth of the Trinity: A Life of Praise to God

Available in English for the first time, this short book is a powerful introduction to the spiritual wisdom of one of the Church’s newest saints: Elizabeth of the Trinity.   There was nothing extraordinary in Elizabeth of the Trinity’s life. There were no ecstasies. She didn’t…

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Saint Monica - Model of Christian Mothers

The famous persevering mother whose prayers, patience and good example at last obtained the conversion of her son -- the great St. Augustine -- plus of her pagan husband and mother-in-law. A magnificent story of prayer finally answered! Suitable for teens and older.

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St. Rita of Cascia

Here is the greatest and best-known Augustinian Saint and one of the most popular saints in the widow and religious. Includes the classic stories from her life: the bees which attended her birth, her great early desire to be a nun, her disappointment in not being allowed to be one and her marriage…

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The Shepherds of Fatima

…parents, their livelihood as shepherds, and the immediate aftermath of the revelations. Based on Lucia's own recollections of the events, this biography does not stop with the story of the apparitions but tells us what happened to the children afterward. It also includes a discussion of the secret…

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Joan of Arc

…expect an anti-Catholic bias toward Joan or at least toward the bishops and theologians who condemned her. Instead one finds a remarkably accurate biography of the life and mission of Joan of Arc told by one of this country's greatest storytellers. The very fact that Mark Twain wrote this book…

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Footprints of God - Apostolic Fathers Handing on the Faith (DVD)

…suffering they endured for Jesus Christ. Retrace their steps through Israel, Turkey, France and Italy. All this in a fast-paced, entertaining biography, travel documentary, Bible study, apologetics course and Church history study rolled into one remarkable adventure! Church Fathers featured in this…

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The Love That Made Mother Teresa

Part biography and part spiritual reading, these pages bring to light little-known stories from Mother Teresa’s life that will help you to grow in your love of God. You will learn her approach to reading Scripture, what enabled her to persevere through agonizing nights, and the remarkable…

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Blessed Jacinta Marto of Fatima

Dead at only 10, Bl. Jacinta, after the Fatima apparitions, had dedicated her life to perpetual reparation for the conversion of sinners and thus gained great sanctity. Here is her remarkable story!

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Pope Benedict XVI Last Testament & The Secret Life of John Paul II (2 Book Set)

Pope Benedict XVI Last Testament (In His Own Words):   The story of the first Pope to resign in over 700 years.   Pope Benedict made history by being the first Pope in over 700 years to resign from office. The Catholic Church the world over was stunned. Worn out by corruption in the Church…

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$39.02

Saints for Young Readers for Every Day - Vol. I (January - June)

…to awe-inspiring tales of faith, courage, and love for God and will vastly enjoy making a new friend every day! KEY FEATURES Short, interesting biographies engage young readers Entries include suggestions on how children can apply each saint's story to their own everyday lives Alphabetical index of…

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