Recommended Books For Catholics...
Books, recommended for all Catholics, for maximum learning
of your faith:
'A Still Small Voice', discernment, by Fr. Benedict Groeschel.
A very good book for discerning the many messages that cross
'Beginning Apologetics', by San Juan Catholic Seminars.
nice Apologetic primer.
'Catechism of the Catholic Church', the new one.
Some say all
you really need are a Catholic Bible and the New Catechism.
'Catholic Evidence Training Outlines', by Frank Sheed, and Maisie
Nice to have if you wish to teach.
'Catholicism and Fundamentalism', apologetics, by Karl Keating.
Answers to most Protestant charges against the Catholic
'Church History', by Fr. John Laux.
For anyone interested in
Church history from the very beginning, this is it.
'Confessions of a Roman Catholic', by Paul Whitcomb
good start to learning Apologetics
'Fire Within', teaching of St. Teresa of Avila and St. John of the Cross,
by Fr. Thomas Dubay. Want a higher level of spirituality? This
will show you the way.
'Fundamentals of Catholic Dogma', by Dr. Ludwig Ott.
reference for the teachings of the Catholic Church.
'How the Catholic Church is the same and How it is Different', F.J.
More Catholic Apologetics.
'Miracles of the Eucharist', by Bob and Penny Lord.
amazing Eucharistic Miracles spanning centuries.
'Radio Replies', by Fr. Leslie Rumble, and Fr. Charles Carty, 3
4374 questions about your Catholic Church are answered
outstanding Catholic priests.
'Scandal of the Cross and its Triumph', heresies, by Bob and Penny
Some of the many heresies the Church has faced from the
'The Church Visible', church ceremonial life & protocols, James Noonan
Everything you need to know about Church protocol and
'The Faith of the Early Fathers', writings of the Fathers, William
Excellent 3 volume set of the writings of Church Fathers
from the very
beginning of the Church and for the next 7
centuries, indexed by subject.
'The Incorruptibles', by Joan Carroll Cruz.
Many stories and
pictures of incorruptible saints over the centuries.
'The Spirit of Catholicism', by Karl Adam.
Dr. Scott Hahn gives
this book high praise. It is widely regarded as one of the truly great classics
of Catholic theology written in the 20th century.
'Theology and Sanity', sound theology, by F.J. Sheed.
have for basic theology. Frank Sheed explains it in a very down to earth
and understandable way.
'Theology for Beginners', beginning theology, by F.J.
Similar to 'Theology and Sanity', but more concise.
'Vatican Council II', there are several versions to choose
A must have to show what Vatican II really had to say, and
all those misconceptions about what it did not
And of course, a Catholic Bible.
Compiled by Bob Stanley, August 22, 1998
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