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Reading the Church Fathers

A History of the Early Church and the Development of Doctrine

by James Papandrea

Heresies, schisms, culture of death, persecutions, excommunications … While reflective of headlines from today, these difficulties roiled Christians of the early Church as well.
$21.95

Saint in the Slave Trade

Peter Claver (1581-1654)

by Arnold Lunn

A Saint in the Slave Trade powerfully attests that all lives matter. Our personal witness of sanctity is a "creative force" that will help lead other souls to God.
$15.95

Liberty’s Lions

The Catholic Revolutionaries Who Established America

by Dan LeRoy

Dan LeRoy shows that Catholics did something more remarkable than just support the patriot cause: they helped lead it.
$19.95

History of Christendom (Vol. 6)

by Warren H. Carroll

The Crisis of Christendom is the sixth and final volume of Dr. Warren H. Carroll's history of Christendom. It is concerned with the crises, or turning points, in the diseases which plagued humanity during the modern era.
$32.50

History of Christendom (Vol. 5)

by Warren H. Carroll

The Revolution Against Christendom, 1661-1815 is the fifth volume in Warren Carroll's "The History of Christendom" series. This series is the only in-print, comprehensive narration of Western history written from an orthodox Catholic perspective.
$20.00

History of Christendom (Vol. 4)

by Warren H. Carroll

The Cleaving of Christendom, 1517-1661 is the fourth volume in "The History of Christendom" series. This series is the only in-print, comprehensive narration of Western history written from an orthodox Catholic perspectiv
$25.00

History of Christendom (Vol. 3)

by Warren H. Carroll

The Glory of Christendom, 1100-1517 is the third volume in "The History of Christendom" series
$25.00

History of Christendom (Vol. 2)

by Warren H. Carroll

The Building of Christendom, 324-1100 is the second volume in "The History of Christendom" series. This series is the only in-print, comprehensive narration of Western history written from an orthodox Catholic perspective. How would a historical narrative read if the author began with the first principles that truth exists and the Incarnation happened? This series is essential reading for those who consider the West worth defending.Softcover, 618 pp.
$25.00

History of Christendom (Vol. 1)

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The Founding of Christendom is the first volume in 'The History of Christendom' series. This series is the only in-print, comprehensive narration of Western history written from an orthodox Catholic perspective. How would a historical narrative read if the author began with the first principles that truth exists and the Incarnation happened? This series is essential reading for those who consider the West worth defending.Softcover, 605 pp.
$25.00

Rethinking the Enlightenment

Faith in the Age of Reason

by Joseph Stuart

Joseph Stuart investigates this paradox, masterfully exploring the tense interaction of the Enlightenment and Christianity as two cultures, two lived realities, and two overlapping ways of life.
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Scripture Wars

How Justin Martyr Rescued the Old Testament for Christians

by Rod Bennett

About a century after Jesus died, a battle began for the Old Testament. Large numbers of faithful Christians fought about its contents and even about its right to be called a Christian book!
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Fruits of Fatima

A Century of Signs and Wonders

by Joseph Pronechen

This riveting account of true-life Fatima events of the past hundred years demonstrates that Our Lady's messages are more vital today than ever before.
$14.95

The Decalogue Decoded

What You Never Learned about the Ten Commandments

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Here you'll come to understand how the Commandments are not just ten individual rules; they are an entire plan of life that draws you ever closer to God and brings you enduring peace with others - and with yourself.
$14.95

Infiltration

The Plot to Destroy the Church from Within

by Dr. Taylor Reed Marshall

It took nearly two millennia for the enemies of the Catholic Church to realize they could not successfully attack the Church from the outside. Indeed, countless nemeses from Nero to Napoleon succeeded only in creating sympathy and martyrs for our Catholic Faith.
$24.95

Vigano vs the Vatican

The Uncensored Testimony of the Italian Journalist who Helped Break the Story

by Marco Tosatti

In an explosive August 2018 document, Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò implicated many Catholic bishops – and Pope Francis himself – in a decades-long cover-up of the sexual crimes of the now-disgraced serial predator, former cardinal Theodore McCarrick, long the most powerful figure in the American Church
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Catholic Republic

Why America Will Perish Without Rome

by Timothy Gordon

In Catholic Republic , Gordon recounts our nation's clandestine history of publicly repudiating, yet privately relying on, Catholic ideas about politics and nature. At this late hour in the life of the Church and the world, America still can be saved, claims Gordon, if only we soon return to the Catholic principles that are the indispensable foundation of all successful republics.
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In the Face of Darkness

The Heroic Life and Holy Death of Mother Luisita

by Sister Timothy Marie Kennedy, O.C.D.

In 1927, during the murderous anti-Catholic reign of Mexican president Plutarco Elias Calles, Mother Luisita and two members of her Carmelite community cast off their religious habits, donned secular clothes, and started out on a perilous flight from the brutal, atheistic government intent on killing them.
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How Christianity Saved Civilization

...And Must Do So Again

by James Papandrea

These eye-opening pages document the many ways in which Christians penetrated and civilized that debased Roman empire, introducing then-radical notions such as the equal dignity of women, respect for life, protection of the weak and vulnerable, and the obligation of rulers to serve those they rule and maximize their freedom.
$18.95

Bad Shepherds

The Dark Years in Which the Faithful Thrived While Bishops Did the Devil's Work

by Rod Bennett

Shocked to find corruption widespread in the ranks of their shepherds today, too many good Catholics are tempted to leave the Church, unaware that ever since the days when Jesus' own treasurer, Judas Iscariot, had his hand in the till, the Good Shepherd and His faithful followers have regularly been betrayed by bad shepherds.
$17.95

Father Amorth

My Battle Against Satan

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Tall and balding with laughing eyes and a welcoming smile, Father Gabriele Amorth spent decades battling the Devil one-on-one, performing literally tens of thousands of exorcisms. When Father Amorth died in 2016, he was the world's most famous exorcist, a legendary, miraculous chaser of demons.
$18.95

Holy Veil of Manoppello

The Human Face of God

by Paul Badde

The veil of Manoppello lay on the head of Jesus, between Christ and the Shroud of Turin. It was on this cloth that Jesus took the first breath as the Risen One.
$12.95

How Catholic Art Saved the Faith

The Triumph of Beauty and Truth in Counter-Reformation Art

by Elizabeth Lev

How Catholic Art Saved the Faith tells the story of the creation and successes of this vibrant, visual-arts SWAT team whose war cry could have been "art for Faith's sake!"
$18.95

Catholic Traditions and Treasures

An Illustrated Encyclopedia

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This delightful book explains the origin and nature of most of the common traditions of the Catholic Faith, as well as the source and meaning of many of the quaint and obscure ones..
$19.95

Saint Catherine of Siena and Her Times

by Margaret Roberts

From letters Catherine sent to popes and politicians, cardinals and kings, as well as from first-hand accounts of Catherine, author Margaret Roberts has crafted a moving tale of this holy woman.
$16.95

Apostles and Their Times

Archeology, History, and Scripture Unveil What Life Was Really Like During the Apostolic Age

by Mike Aquilina

Here is an unflinching look at the lives and sacrifices of those first Christians who were given the task of spreading the Gospel to the ends of the earth.
$14.95

House of the Virgin Mary

The Miraculous Story of Its Journey from Nazareth to a Hillside in Italy

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Rev. G.E. Phillips' book, The House of the Virgin Mary, is the comprehensive tale of the Holy House in Nazareth, and its miraculous transport to Loreto, Italy.
$15.95
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Benedict and Francis

Their Ministry as Successors to Peter

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A trusted member of the Roman Curia, Cardinal Muller looks at the differences and similarities between St. Peter's two most recent successors.
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Let There Be No Divisions Among You

Why All Christians Should be Catholic

by Rev. John MacLaughlin

Fr. John MacLaughlin here considers the oft-heard claim that it doesn't matter what Christian denomination you join, so long as you're sincere.
$14.95

Roman Catacombs

A History of the Christian City Beneath Pagan Rome

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Enter into the shadows of the Roman catacombs, where early Christians attended Mass and hid in fear from Roman soldiers seeking to kill them.
$14.95

The World of Ben Hur

by Mike Aquilina

A must-have for fans of the epic film, acclaimed author Mike Aquilina offers an unflinching look at the times in which the epic adventure of Ben-Hur is set.
$14.95

Diaries of the Chinese Martyrs

Stories of Heroic Catholics Living in Mao's China

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Witness the endless strength and hope these brave Catholic counter-revolutionaries displayed despite years of shocking psychological and physical abuse.
$17.95

Vatican Cookbook

500 Years of Classic Recipes, Papal Tributes, and Exclusive Images of Life and Art at the Vatican

by David Geisser

A book like no other; a unique collection of exceptional recipes from simple to sublime from the elite protectors of the Popes for more than 500 years.
$34.99
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A Holy Year in Rome

The Complete Pilgrim's Guide for the Year of Mercy

by Joan Lewis

EWTN's Rome Correspondent, Joan Lewis, takes you back in time for a look at the history of Jubilees, and to the seven pilgrim basilicas of Rome.
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$19.95

Relics from the Crucifixion

Where They Went and How They Got There

by J. Charles Wall

Here you'll read of the tree from which the Cross was made, the Nails, the Crown, the Thorns, and even His Blood, all treasured by Christians for generations.
$14.95

For God and Country

The Heroic Life and Martyrdom of St. Joan of Arc

by Fr. Michael J. Cerrone

In these pages you will discover the true character and accomplishments of Saint Joan of Arc, and be led to meditate on her profound legacy of virtue.
$18.95

Reclaiming Catholic Social Teaching

A Defense of the Church's True Teachings on Marriage, Family, and the State

by Anthony Esolen

Esolen explains that Catholic Social Teaching isn't focused exclusively on serving the poor, but offers us a rich treasure of insights about the nature of man.
$19.95

Nothing Short of a Miracle

God's Healing Power in Modern Saints

by Patricia Treece

America's most experienced saint-watcher, Patricia Treece, has gathered numerous fascinating reports of miraculous healings brought about in our lifetime.
$19.95

Church Under Attack

Five Hundred Years That Split the Church and Scattered the Flock

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Here's an unabashedly Catholic history that documents scores of sustained and unprecedented assaults on our Catholic Faith in the past five centuries.
$18.95
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$14.95

Treason

A Catholic Novel of Elizabethan England

by Dena Hunt

This gripping, heartrending tale shows us that it's not power that writes the true history of the world; it's faithful love alone that can awaken and sustain.
$14.95

The Spanish Match

A Novel of Catholic Spain

by Brennan Pursell

A royal courtship seeks to make peace between warring enemies. In this novel based on actual events, Brennan Pursell has crafted a moving tale of faith, courage, danger, and hope, a tale in which the fate of nations hangs on the love of two young people: Prince Charles of England and Princess Mar?a of Spain.
$24.95

The Bones of St Peter

The First Full Account of the Discovery of the Apostle's Tomb

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The Bones of Saint Peter is the incredible yet true story of how the burial place of Saint Peter was discovered.
$18.95

Christians Courageous

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Age Range: 12 and up. Although written primarily for youthful readers, this is sure to interest all who find encouragement in the courageous achievements of Christians.
$14.95

Islam at the Gates

How Christendom Defeated the Ottoman Turks

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Historian Diane Moczar explores one of the most important acts of Muslim aggression against the West: the 500-year-long siege of Europe by the Ottoman Turks.
$18.95

Ten Dates Every Catholic Should Know

The Divine Surprises and Chastisements that Shaped the Church and Changed the World

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Ten Dates Every Catholic Should Know shows that since the first days of Christianity God has intervened and given strength to those who were faithful to Him.
$15.95

Saints of the American Wilderness

The Brave Lives and Holy Deaths of the Eight North American Martyrs

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John A. O'Brien has crafted the terrifying, inspiring, and true tale of the struggles of the Jesuit missionaries seeking to bring Catholicism to the new world.
$15.95

Decline and Fall

by David Carlin

Behind the lurid headlines: why the Church in America declined. Forty years ago, three powerful forces capsized the Catholic Church in America. These pages detail those forces, and map the path that you and I - and our priests and bishops - must walk if we are to make the Church in America vigorous again.
$24.95

The Church on Earth

The Nature and Authority of the Catholic Church, and the Place of the Pope Within It

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With clarity and verve, Msgr. Ronald Knox shows that the Catholic Church is not just an assembly of Christians, but is the direct handiwork of God, deliberately designed by Him as a hierarchical institution headed by the Pope.
$12.95

What Went Wrong With Vatican II

The Catholic Crisis Explained

by Dr. Ralph M. McInerny

This riveting book by Dr. Ralph McInerny will show you why the Church has been in crisis since the Second Vatican Council.
$14.95
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