If you’re ready to take the next step on the path of spiritual progress, these pages will help you to identify the greatest challenges you face as you seek to live a spiritual life, and you'll discover sound strategies you can use to overcome each one of those challenges.
A young girl — taken back to the time of Jesus — gets a first-hand account of the Crucifixion. She struggles on in fear, as she tries to save Jesus, while trying to avoid the deadly grasp of the soldiers who want Him dead.
8 Thirty-Minute Lectures
Father McBride, named one of the most influential religious educators of the 20th century, explains the four complimentary images of Christ found in the Gospels. To gain a more complete picture of Our Lord, Father McBride guides us through a reflection on Matthew's emphasis on Jesus' kingdom, Mark's on His discipleship, Luke's on His humanity, and John's on His divinity. Here is an exceptional resource for the question we all need to continually ask: "Who is Jesus?".
Strengthen your will, govern your thoughts, and find balance of soul. You can have a better relationship with God and greater self-mastery — if you follow these simple steps to getting your passions in check and improving your knowledge of your own motives, desires, and fears.
Here is a goldmine for Christian caregivers and essential reading for those who wisely want to be ready for serious illness and death.
Discover for yourself the true grandeur, Christian nature, and sheer artistry of Dante's Divine Comedy. Professor Esolen will more than satisfy your curiosity about Hell and the fate of the damned. He will reveal in all its starkness the horror of sin, and awaken in your heart a longing for divine love.
Meet the newest doctor of the Catholic Church. St. John of Avila (1500-1569) led an authentic effort to reform the Church and Christian society during one of the darkest hours. Faced with spiritually bankrupt seminaries and lax universities, St. John founded new ones. To help Catholics come to know the man who Pope Benedict XVI calls the 34th Doctor of the Church, Sophia Institute Press is releasing a collection of St. John’s finest letters, carefully translated and available so you can come to know the man Pope John Paul II held up as a model for clerical reform.
Learn what God’s will is and how He reveals it — in even the seemingly random events of your life. You’ll see why you should love and trust in God’s will, and you’ll learn a sure method for discovering God’s will in any situation.
St. Catherine of Genoa’s sensible view of Purgatory, tainted neither by childish superstition nor modern skepticism, reveals the glow of God’s love in the purifying fires of Purgatory.
Professor Martin identifies the Last Things each of us is destined to face: Death, Judgment, Heaven, and Hell. Exploring these realities in the context of Christian hope — the virtue most necessary to the happy outcome of our journey home to God — he will teach you to see these mysterious and sometimes daunting realities as beautiful elements within God's Providence.
Find Freedom from Persistent Sinful Habits. Here’s help for those who struggle against anger, anxiety, addictions, sexual temptations, and more. Bert Ghezzi shows you how you can tap into the Holy Spirit’s power to overcome these difficulties.
Lessons on how to live — from the Son of Man Himself. Our Lord was Perfect Man because he was also God. By being divine he was able to show us our human nature as He had created it with His infinite power. He reveals the nature of man to us, at the same time as he reveals God. That man can show us that goodness, that holiness is worth striving for, that our existence has a meaning and a direction: these are not illusions.
How to make your confessions less difficult and more fruitful. Transform confession into a profound experience of God’s love. Here you’ll get solid guidelines to help you make the most of this sacrament and carry its grace into your daily life. Try it! Soon you’ll start winning your battles against sin.
Lighten your burdens and learn to bear your troubles well. Gain happiness and peace by understanding and conquering any trouble; learn how to avoid the mistakes that make our spiritual burdens heavier. Soon you’ll be using your troubles to unleash God’s healing power in your soul.
Learn ways to fight temptations. This book teaches you to recognize the elements of temptation — and be on guard against its often unrecognized causes. Fr. Remler even explains how you can benefit from temptation and learn from others as you fight against it.
Conquer your pride and experience the joys of humility. Discover the incredible strength of humility, the only virtue that has the power to drive pride from your soul. This book will help you begin experiencing the joys of humility today.
What Jesus Saw From the Cross is an acclaimed devotional classic that will burn the events of Christ’s Passion into your memory and imagination. Christian Self-Mastery will help you to strengthen your will, govern your thoughts, and find balance of soul.
A personal encounter with Jesus in His full humanity. Only by experiencing a close, personal encounter with Jesus in his full humanity — just as his first disciples did — can we develop a true and salvific belief in the Christ of Faith. Cardinal Giacomo Biffi gives us an intimate portrait of Jesus so we can encounter Him in His full humanity — just as his first disciples did — and develop a true and salvific belief in the Christ of Faith.
The profound wisdom found Meditations Before Mass will help you to quiet your soul, concentrate your mind, and grow more receptive to God's grace in the Holy Mass. How to Make a Good Confession will open your soul to the vast reservoir of mercy found in Confession.
Help for the restless or distracted at Mass: Here are the keys to prayerful participation at Mass. You’ll learn how to quiet your soul and concentrate your mind so that you can grow more receptive to the graces Christ offers you in the Mass.