Books

Thumbnail berg A Church for and of the Wounded: Sinners in the need of the Savior

“I know too many hurting Catholics,” Fr. Thomas Berg, a professor of moral theology and vice-rector at St. Joseph’s Seminary in New York, writes in...

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Thumbnail dorothy day credit gobonobo wikimedia commons An extraordinary book

Dorothy Day is alleged to have said: Don’t call me a saint; I don’t want to be dismissed that easily! A new biography by her granddaughter Kate...

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Thumbnail mother teresa bill donohue Answering Mother Teresa’s critics

Soon-to-be-canonized Mother Teresa was voted by Americans as the most admired person of the 20th century. She is a figure almost universally...

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Thumbnail pope saint john paul ii george weigel An unlikely life with a saint

George Weigel’s new book, “Lessons in Hope: My Unexpected Life with St. John Paul II,” is the third in a series on the former pope — and this one...

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Thumbnail archbishop charles chaput speaks with cna in rome on sept 15 2014 credit joaqun peir prez cna 8 10 15 Archbishop Chaput on his new book about life in a post-Christian world

Philadelphia, Pa., Feb 21, 2017 / 02:50 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia's new book, released on Tuesday, takes a...

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Thumbnail archbishop charles chaput speaks with cna in rome on sept 15 2014 credit joaqun peir prez cna 8 10 15 Are You Strange?: Philadelphia archbishop rallies Catholics to sainthood

“Do we believe in God or not?” “Are we on fire with a love for Jesus Christ or not?” Archbishop Charles J. Chaput asks these questions in his...

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Thumbnail greg lisa popcak Beatitudinal fatherhood: Dads as living examples of the Christian life in family life

Want to be the best father you were made to be? Live the Beatitudes, Greg Popcak writes in a new book, “BeDaditudes: 8 Ways to Be an Awesome Dad,”...

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Thumbnail pope emeritus benedict xvi holding the pascal candle 2 on easter vigil saturday april 7 2012 in vatican city credit losservatore romano cna 7 28 15 Benedict XVI praises Cardinal Sarah as great 'spiritual teacher'

Vatican City, May 18, 2017 / 04:30 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- In an afterword to a book on silence and prayer recently authored by Cardinal Robert Sarah,...

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Thumbnail caryllhouselander Caryll Houselander: The Little Way of the Infant Jesus

Caryll Houselander (1901-1954) was a British mystic, poet and spiritual teacher who wore a pair of big round tortoiseshell glasses, lived in London...

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Thumbnail jesus and mary magdalen by alexander andreyevich ivanov public domain cna Christian beauty and encounter – one author's proposal to heal a wounded culture

The power of Christian beauty and human encounter will be the focus of a leading Communion and Liberation priest as he holds a roundtable...

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Thumbnail cs lewis Conversion table

One would almost have to look in the Old Testament to find another non-Catholic figure who had more influence on Catholics than C.S. Lewis. In...

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Thumbnail dorothy day credit jim forest via flickr cc by nc nd 20 cna 5 19 15 Dorothy Day, as seen by her granddaughter

New York City, N.Y., Mar 1, 2017 / 12:08 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Dorothy Day, the co-founder of the Catholic Worker Movement whose cause for...

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Thumbnail frank dipaola apollo From Hell to Hail Mary: A Cop’s Story

Retired LAPD detective Frank DiPaola never thought he’d be a guy who could connect with kids — they just weren’t his “thing.” He never imagined his...

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Thumbnail george weigel lessons in hope George Weigel's “Lessons in Hope”

George Weigel’s latest book, Lessons in Hope: My Unexpected Life with St. John Paul II, is the third panel in a great triptych he has composed in...

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Thumbnail victoria sweet ‘God’s Hotel’ by Victoria Sweet, M.D.

“God’s Hotel: A Doctor, a Hospital and a Pilgrimage to the Heart of Medicine” is a 2012 memoir by San Francisco-based physician Victoria Sweet. The...

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Thumbnail catholic author gary jansen Going Deeper into the Life of the Word: A new book is a Lenten Ignatian walk with Christ

“[R]eading the Word of God, the Bible, brings us even closer to the Word of God, Jesus,” New York-based editor Gary Jansen writes in his new book...

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Thumbnail greatcatholicparishes cover ‘Great Catholic Parishes’

I’m waiting. My back pockets are parked firmly in a seat they’ve occupied weekly for 25 years. It’s a place as comfortable and familiar as I figure...

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Thumbnail catholic puzzles credit ave maria press cna Holy brainteasers? Catholic puzzle book hopes to point readers to God

With hopes of leading Catholics to a deeper search for Christ, a new puzzle book from Ave Maria Press challenges readers to expand their...

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