Biographies/Diaries/Lives of the Saints
Treasure in Clay – Archbishop Fulton Sheen
The autobiography of one of last century's most famous Catholic figures, Archbishop Fulton Sheen recounts and reflects on his life as a priest, bishop and media personality. Filled with his famous wit and wisdom, Sheen's memoir serves as a powerful reminder of the importance of the Priestly ministry.
The Remarkable Story of a Nun, Her Nerve and a Network of Miracles – Raymond Arroyo
The dramatic story of the life of Mother Angelica, who, in 1981, armed only with her entrepreneurial instincts and two hundred dollars, launched the largest religious media network in the world. Raymond Arroyo captures every step of her struggle for success against all odds.
In the Shadow of His Wings - Fr. Gernon Goldmann
In this thrilling true story, Franciscan Father Gernon Goldmann tells of his own incredible experiences as a seminarian drafted into the SS at the onset of World War II. In The Shadow of His Wings
is an extraordinary testament to the power of prayer, faith and sacrifice.
Blessed Miguel Pro – Ann Ball
The inspiring story of Miguel Pro, a young Mexican Jesuit Martyred in 1927 for ministering to the underground church during the reign of the revolutionary government. Ann Ball's short biography of this modern Catholic Hero offers a testimony of courage in the midst of social turmoil.
Story of a Soul - St. Therese of Lisieux
In her autobiography Story of a Soul , French Carmelite nun St. Thérèse of Lisieux offers the story of her brief but remarkable life as a profound testimony to the mercy and love of God. Narrating her life from early childhood through her years in the Carmel at Lisieux, the Little Flower writes of her "little way", the way of spiritual childhood leading to eternal life.
Apologia Pro Vita Sua - Blessed John Henry Newman
John Henry Newman’s spiritual autobiography, which concludes with his brilliant defense of Catholicism, was a turning point in English cultural history, successfully challenging the dominant tradition of “no Popery”. Framing his work in reply to a grave and gratuitous slander made by Charles Kingsley, Newman produced one of the masterpieces of spiritual writing.