Recommended Reading

Catholic Catechism of Saint Pius X (1908) (Heresy-free, Q&A-format catechism by the Pope who condemned Modernism)

The Secret of the Rosary by Saint Louis de Montfort

True Devotion to Mary: With Preparation For Total Consecration by Saint Louis de Montfort

Confessions by St. Augustine (translated by F.J. Sheed) (read this book to give yourself hope – St. Augustine had a serious sex addiction and loved food way too much)

Original, short and practical sermons for every feast of the Ecclesiastical year – 3 sermons for every feast) by Rev. F.X. Weninger, S.J., Doctor of Theology, 2nd edition 1882 (download this book in PDF format and print out the relevant sermons for the feast day).

Original, short and practical sermons for every Sunday of the Ecclesiastical year – 3 sermons for every Sunday) by Rev. F.X. Weninger, S.J., Doctor of Theology, 2nd edition 1881 (download in PDF format and print out the relevant sermons).

Sermons on Our Lord and His Blessed Mother, and on the Saints, vol. 2, by Father Franz Hunolt, S.J. (translated by Rev. J. Allen) [New York, NY: Benziger Brothers, 1897].

Sermons on the Four Last Things, vol. 1, by Father Franz Hunolt, S.J. (translated by Rev. J. Allen) [New York, NY: Benziger Brothers, 1897]. This volume covers death and the last judgement.

Sermons on the Four Last Things, vol. 2, by Father Franz Hunolt, S.J. (translated by Rev. J. Allen) [New York, NY: Benziger Brothers, 1897]. This volume covers hell and heaven.

The Power of Silence Against the Dictatorship of Noise by Robert Cardinal Sarah (after you read this, you’ll wish he was the Pope)

The Ways of Mental Prayer by Dom Vitalis Lehodey

Introduction to the Devout Life by Saint Francis de Sales

The Life of Christ by Fulton Sheen (a classic on the life of Our Lord)

No Turning Back: A Witness to Mercy by Father Donald Calloway (Surfer/ex-hooligan converts to Catholicism and becomes a priest!)

Champions of the Rosary: The History and Heroes of a Spiritual Weapon by Father Donald Calloway (meticulously researched book about the Rosary)

Saint Mary Magdalene: Prophetess of Eucharistic Love by Father Sean Davidson (inspiring book about Saint Mary Magdalene, beautifully written, very inspiring)

Phoenix from the Ashes: The Making, Unmaking and Restoration of Catholic Tradition by H.J.A. Sire

Noble Beauty, Transcendent Holiness: Why the Modern Age Needs the Mass of Ages by Peter Kwasniewski

Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis

Cor Jesu Sacratissimum: From Secularism and New Age to Christendom Renewed by Roger Buck (New Age teacher/fanatic converts to Catholicism; excellent book on the dangers of New Age philosophy)

Night’s Bright Darkness by Sally Read (English poet converts to Catholicism)

The Unexpected Way by Paul Williams (well-known Buddhist scholar converts to Catholicism)

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