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Prayers of Desperation

A Questioner's Prayer for Answers in our Darkest Moments

by Bishop Robert J. Baker


Women Made New

Reflections on Adversity, Transformation, and Healing

by Crystalina Evert

This powerful book features the captivating stories of twelve women who overcame personal trials and societal deceptions to become champions for the Kingdom of God.

They Are Living in Chains

My Quest to Liberate Africa’s "Untouchables"

by Grégoire Ahongbonon

In this gripping memoir, Gregoire Ahongbonon recounts his journey from a simple garage owner to a beacon of hope to the homeless and mentally ill of West Africa.

St. John and the Apocalypse

by Fr. C.C. Martindale, S.J.

In this exceptionally authoritative and insightful book, Fr. C. C. Martindale elucidates the historical and theological interpretations of the Apocalypse from Roman times to the present.

The Truth about Purgatory

And the Means to Avoid it

by Fr. Martin Jugie

Many books on Purgatory reflect upon what you can do to help the Holy Souls suffering there. But this informative and reassuring book offers practical tips on what you can do to avoid the pains of Purgatory yourself. And the good news is, you don't have to endure martyrdom; you just have to grow in virtue.

The Afterlife

Purgatory and Heaven Explained


Read these pages, and you'll embark on the ultimate journey of discovery into what happens to the soul after death.

Why All People Suffer

How a Loving God Uses Suffering to Perfect Us

by Paul Chaloux

In this transformative and enlightening book, Dr. Paul Chaloux demonstrates that suffering is not retribution from an angry, vengeful God but the saving action of a loving God who directs us away from evil and toward eternal joy in Heaven.

The Lost Art of Sacrifice

A Spiritual Guide for Denying Yourself, Embracing the Cross, and Finding Joy

by Vicki Burbach

In these powerful pages, author Vicki Burbach contrasts our selfish worldly culture with the way Christians are called to live, illuminating the essential role that sacrifice must play in every worthy human life.

It’s Good To Be Here

A Disabled Woman's Reflections on God in the Flesh and the Sacred Wonder of Being Human

by Christina Chase

Crippled though she is, author Christina Chase's fearful disabilities have led her not into anger, bitterness, or despair, but rather into a profound and exceptional encounter with God's love itself-an encounter that you, too, can experience through the gentle allure of Christina's witness.

The Embrace of God's Mercy

Mother Elvira and the Story of Community Cenacolo

by Michele Casella

Discover how Comunità Cenacolo has become a source of hope and resurrection for many people lost in a world of darkness, who are sad, marginalized, desperate, drugged.

The Saint Monica Club

How to Hope, Wait, and Pray for Your Fallen-Away Loved Ones

by Maggie Green

In this book, Maggie Green shows how you can faithfully follow the example of Saint Monica, whose prayers, tears, and witness eventually led to the conversion of both her husband and her son, Saint Augustine, Doctor of the Church.

Overcoming Spiritual Discouragement

The Wisdom and Spiritual Power of Venerable Bruno Lanteri

by Timothy Gallagher

With warmth, understanding, and pastoral skill, Fr. Timothy Gallagher provides here a hopeful invitation to all who struggle to overcome the greatest obstacle of all in the spiritual life - discouragement.

What Really Happens After We Die

(There Will Be Hugs in Heaven)

by James Papandrea

In There Will Be Hugs in Heaven , author James Papandrea brings clarity to the mystery of life after death and gives hope and peace to the grieving by reassuring them that heaven is indeed a reunion with their lost loved ones.

Suffering with a Purpose

How to Turn Failures Into Victories and Pain Into Joy



The Catholic Guide to Loneliness

How Science and Faith Can Help Us Understand It, Grow from It, and Conquer It

by Kevin Vost, Psy. D.

Through a combination of ancient wisdom and modern research, these pages bring you to an understanding of the root causes of loneliness and teach you the remedies - secular and religious - most suited to cure it.
Unbelief book cover


Its Causes and Cures

by Fr. Nicolas J. Laforet

In this work, praised by Pope Pius IX, Fr. Nicolas J. Laforet lays out the spiritual causes of unbelief, and shows the antidotes necessary to remedy each.

Mother Angelica

On Suffering and Burnout

by Mother Mary Angelica

From the spiritual writings and reflections of Mother Angelica comes this lucid and life-transforming book for anyone who struggles with suffering.

From Grief to Grace

The Journey from Tragedy to Triumph

by Jeannie Ewing

Grief touches all of us, but it does not have to paralyze us with fear or inaction, rather, it can be fruitful for our spiritual lives..

In Heaven We’ll Meet Again

The Saints and Scripture on our Heavenly Reunion

by Francois Rene Blot

Let the saints' testimony in these beautiful pages assuage your grief and renew your hope!

God’s Healing Mercy

Finding Your Path to Forgiveness, Peace, and Joy

by Kathleen Beckman

Here retreat master Kathleen Beckman offers a guide for a healing retreat based on Divine Mercy in Scripture and in the lives of the Saints.

Avoiding Bitterness in Suffering

How Our Heroes in Faith Found Peace Amid Sorrow

by Dr. Ronda Chervin

Avoiding Bitterness in Suffering will bring courage and hope that in Christ and in communion with his saints, you can triumph over every kind of adversity.

Chiara Corbella Petrillo

A Witness to Joy

by Simone TroisiCristiana Paccini

Chiara has a special charisma, a particular facet through which God is reflected and which makes love overflow despite the sorrow from great loss in her life.

Worshipping a Hidden God

Unlocking the Secrets of the Interior Life


Martinez shows you how to live in the obscurity of faith, detached both from consolations and desolations, and why this is best for your soul.

When God Is Silent

Finding Spiritual Peace Amid the Storms of Life


Martinez shows how you can make better sense of your life once you realize that God has actually been closest to you when He seemed farthest away.

The Catholic Guide to Depression

How the Saints, the Sacraments, and Psychiatry Can Help You Break Its Grip and Find Happiness Again


This book helps you to distinguish depression from similar looking, but fundamentally different, mental states such as guilt, sloth, and the darkness of sin.

How to Make Sense of Suffering

by Marguerite Duportal

Learn to bear your troubles well, and how to avoid the mistakes that make your spiritual burdens heavier.

Why Does God Permit Evil?

15 Reasons That Make Sense of Your Suffering and Will Give You Strength to Bear It


In this slim volume, you'll find the most convincing explanation of the mystery of evil available today.

Why Bad Things Happen to Good Catholics

And Other Mysteries of God's Love and Providence- Explained!


This book will banish from your mind the temptation to think that events unfold according to blind chance, or that evil ultimately triumphs in this world.

Comfort for the Sick and Dying


Here is a goldmine for Christian caregivers and essential reading for those who wisely want to be ready for serious illness and death.

Fire of Love

Understanding Purgatory


St. Catherine of Genoa's sensible view of Purgatory, tainted neither by superstition nor by skepticism, reveals the glow of God's love in those purifying fires.
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